On Monday, February 18th, Greg Lukianoff will present as part of the Six O’Clock series in the HUB Ohio Room at 6:00 p.m. His presentation is entitled Freedom from Speech and Disempowering a Generation. Greg, president of the Foundation for Individual Rights on Education (FIRE), will discuss his book, The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Intentions Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure.
Greg Lukianoff is an attorney, New York Times best-selling author, and the President and CEO of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE). He is also the author of Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate, Freedom From Speech, and FIRE’s Guide to Free Speech on Campus. Greg is also an Executive Producer of Can We Take a Joke?, a feature-length documentary that explores the collision between comedy, censorship, and outrage culture, both on and off campus.
Greg has been published in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, and numerous other publications. He frequently appears on TV shows and radio programs, including the CBS Evening News, The Today Show, and NPR’s Morning Edition. In 2008, he became the first-ever recipient of the Playboy Foundation’s Freedom of Expression Award, and he has testified before both the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives about free speech issues on America’s college campuses.
This presentation is sponsored by The Free Speech Project as part of IUP’s Year of Free Speech.