The protection of academic and intellectual freedoms requires a constant reminder of their value and vulnerability. To provide for that reminder, the Faculty of the University of Michigan hereby resolves to establish an Annual Senate Lecture on Academic and on Intellectual Freedom...

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University of Michigan
Senate Assembly Resolution
Adopted November 19, 1990

A Brief History of the University of Michigan Senate's Davis, Markert, Nickerson Lecture on Academic and Intellectual Freedom and the Academic Freedom Lecture Fund
view the action item adopted by the Regents to establish the professorship in honor of H. Chandler Davis, Clement L. Markert and Mark Nickerson.
2018 lecture
2019 lecture 

 

Gene Nichol,

Boyd Tinsley Distinguished Professor,

University of North Carolina
 

Academic Freedom, Old School Censorship and Meaningful Constitutional Review

November 28, 2018, 4pm

UM Law School 

100 Hutchins Hall,

625 E. State Street

 

Henry F. Reichman,

Chair of the American Association of University Professors Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure

Chair of AAUP Foundation

“Do Adjuncts Have Academic Freedom?, or Why Tenure Matters”

October 27, 2020, 4pm

UM Law School 

100 Hutchins Hall,

625 E. State Street

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...freedom to think as you will and to speak as you think are means indispensable to the discovery and spread of political truth.

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Justice Louis D. Brandeis
 1927

The Academic Freedom Lecture Fund is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization and all contributions are tax deductible under IRS regulations.  No goods or services are provided to the contributors.

Academic Freedom Lecture Fund
P. O. Box 3062,
Ann Arbor, Michigan   48106-3062

Send your comments, suggestions and questions to temoore@umich.edu.   

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