The last academic year saw waves of student protests, disinvitations of campus speakers, and calls for trigger warnings and safe spaces. University administrators tasked with enforcing order and upholding intellectual freedom often found themselves unprepared—or else caved to student demands. What does academic freedom mean in this age of political correctness? Panelists Jay Schalin, Peter Wood, and KC Johnson, with moderator Mark Bauerlein, discuss recent developments and possible solutions.


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