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Philosophers Café: The Freedom Series - When People Collide: Free Speech vs. Hate Speech

What is free speech? What happens when one person’s speech offends another? Who gets to decide where the line is drawn? Join in a lively discussion about the hard-won battle for Freedom of Speech, inalienable rights and what happens when free speech collides with other “universal human rights”.

David Goa is the founding director and International Fellow of the Chester Ronning Centre for the Study of Religion and Public Life, University of Alberta (Augustana Campus).  Previously, he was Curator of Folklife & Head of Collections for the Provincial Museum of Alberta.  He built the program for the study of culture at the Royal Alberta Museum based on field research in a full range of religious communities including Hindu, Buddhist, Sikh, Jewish, Muslim, and Christian in Canada.  His many honours and awards include awards City of Edmonton Cultural Hall of Fame, Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and Premier’s Gold Medal for ‘Anno Domini’ (public exhibition and book).

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David Goa

Award-winning scholar, author, and teacher in stimulating conversations on today’s issues.

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Class Info

DateSeptember 22
Time1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Availability20 Spots Available

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