Flemming Rose Event at Rutgers University, Jan. 22; Jeff Jacoby Added to Event in Boston, Jan. 21

• We are pleased to announce a panel discussion at Rutgers University on January 22 featuring Flemming Rose and ARI’s Onkar Ghate: “Freedom of Speech or the Tyranny of Silence?” The panel will include Robert Shibley, Senior Vice-President of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education. The moderator will be Dr. Gregory Salmieri. Dr. Salmieri is a philosophy fellow at The Anthem Foundation and teaches at Rutgers University and Stevens Institute of Technology. Full details are here. This is a free event. (Non-students are welcome, but seating is limited, so RSVP is required. Contact the event’s host here.)

• Jeff Jacoby, op-ed columnist at The Boston Globe, will join the panel on the freedom of speech in Boston, January 21 with Flemming Rose. An award-winning commentator at the Globe, Mr. Jacoby briefly practiced law at the national firm of Baker & Hostetler, and was an assistant to the president of Boston University, Dr. John Silber. He is a longtime friend of the Ford Hall Forum (the nation’s oldest continuously operating free public lecture series), and a former member of its board. Also speaking at the event will be Harvey Silverglate, Chairman of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, and Dr. Onkar Ghate. The discussion will be moderated by Dr. Gregory Salmieri.

ARI is co-presenting this event with Ford Hall Forum, Old South Meeting House, and Boston’s Literary District. Doors will open at 6:00pm. Program begins 6:30pm. Venue: Old South Meeting House, 310 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02108.

Free and open to the public. Registration is required.