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FREE SPEECH 12: Is believing in free speech a little like believing in Santa Claus?

With Professor Carolyn Rouse, Princeton University

Carolyn Rouse, Professor of Anthropology at Princeton University explains the historical, cultural, and contextual nature of speech, better ways to think about trigger warnings, and teaching students the patient art of critical thinking. Rouse is Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology at Princeton University. Her work explores evidence-based approaches to race and social inequality. She is the author of Engaged Surrender: African American Women and Islam (2004) and Televised Redemption: Black Religious Media and Racial Empowerment (2016), and has directed/produced a number of documentary films.