Nadine Strossen

Nadine Strossen

To mark the beginning of the 2019-2020 academic year, the Washington University in St. Louis community came together on Monday, August 26, 2019 for ‘Reflections, Unity, Social Justice, and Peace.’

The event was hosted by Vice Chancellor Lori S. White, and Chancellor Andrew Martin, and it featured a discussion with Nadine Strossen, the John Marshall Harlan II Professor of Law at New York Law School and former President of the American Civil Liberties Union (1991-2008). Her book, Hate: Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship, was the2019 Common Reading Program selection.

The event was sponsored by the Common Reading Program, First Year Center, Office of the Chancellor, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Public Interest Law and Policy Speakers Series (PILPSS), and Washington University School of Law.