Second Annual UW-Stout Civil Liberties Symposium
As part of its mission to elevate civil liberties, the Center for the Study of Institutions and Innovation is sponsoring the Second Annual UW-Stout Civil Liberties Symposium on March 18-19, 2019. We are pleased to announce nine sessions and one keynote presentation as part of this years symposium.
Session 1: The Spatial Dimensions of Church and State
Session 2: Black Voting Rights in the US since the Civil War: Two Reconstructions and Four Mississippi Plans
Session 3: CSII Research Stipend Project Updates
Keynote Presentation: Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech Keith E. Whittington, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics, Princeton University
Session 4: Facilitating Difficult Discussions: Politics and Free Speech in the Classroom
Session 5: Frances Beal and the Use of Enemyship to Reveal the Lack of Civil Rights
Session 6: The Biopolitics of Food Not Bombs
Session 7: Money, Morals, and the Common Good: Does Civil Society Need More Than Capitalism to Function?
Session 8: LGBTQ Politics and the First Amendment
Session 9: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights through Indigenous Storytelling and Virtual Reality
See full schedule including time, place, and presenters here.
Student Workshop Opportunities
Controversial Art on Campus
Facilitator: Dr. Cynthia Bland, Professor of Art and Art History
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
277 Harvey Hall
Students can apply to attend the workshop by emailing a brief statement of interest in controversial art on campus (no more than 250 words) to Dr. Tim Shiell, CSII Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students accepted to the workshop will receive several short readings to prepare for the workshop. Pizza and pop will be provided halfway through the workshop.
Only 16 students will be accepted to the workshop. Students who complete the workshop will receive a $100 stipend. Deadline to apply is April 3.
Student Free Speech Workshop
Facilitators: Dr. James Szymalak, UWL Professor of Public Administration Marieke Tuthill Beck-Coon, Director of Litigation, FIRE
Saturday, April 13, 2019
9:45AM - 3:30PM
UW-La Crosse Campus
Apply now by sending an email to Dr. Tim Shiell, CSII Director at email@example.com,with a request to participate in the workshop and a Word document attachment providing your academic year, academic program, and interest in the workshop (250 words or less). Please use the email subject heading "CSII UWL workshop".
Students accepted to the workshop will receive several short readings and case studies to prepare for the workshop. Lunch will be provided.
Only 16 students will be accepted to the workshop. Students who complete the workshop will receive a $250 stipend. Deadline to apply is March 15.