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Michael Bérubé to speak at UK Lewis Honors College

Michael Bérubé is the Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Literature at Pennsylvania State University.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 28, 2023) — The University of Kentucky Lewis Honors College will host Michael Bérubé, co-author of “It’s Not Free Speech: Race, Democracy, and the Future of Academic Freedom” at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 2, in the Lewis Honors College Scholars Lounge.

Bérubé is the Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Literature at Pennsylvania State University, former Modern Language Association president, a member of the American Association of University Professors and has authored 11 books.

His presentation, “It’s Not Free Speech,” seeks to explore what constitutes academic freedom versus free speech.

This event is free and open to the public.

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