UW Madison: Free Speech on Campus

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The Center for the Study of Liberal Democracy: “Free Speech on Campus: A Conversation with Professor Phillip Muñoz”


The Center for the Study of Liberal Democracy, a JMC partner program, will be hosting faculty partner Vincent Phillip Muñoz for a conversation on campus free speech. Professor Muñoz will give a few introductory remarks regarding the topic of securing free speech and free inquiry on campus. Students attending are encouraged to read this piece by Professor Muñoz in preparation and to then engage Professor Muñoz in a moderated discussion of the topic.

Friday, February 14, 2020, 9:00 AM
North Hall, Ogg Room • University of Wisconsin – Madison

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Vincent Phillip Muñoz is the Tocqueville Associate Professor of Political Science and Concurrent Associate Professor of Law at The University of Notre Dame. He also serves as Director of Notre Dame’s Tocqueville Program for Inquiry into Religion and Public Life and the Potenziani Program in Constitutional Studies.

Dr. Muñoz writes and teaches across the fields of political philosophy, constitutional studies, and American politics. His research has focused on the theme of religious liberty and the American Constitution. His first book, God and the Founders: Madison, Washington, and Jefferson (Cambridge University Press, 2009), won the Hubert Morken Award from the American Political Science Association for the best publication on religion and politics in 2009 and 2010. His First Amendment church-state casebook, Religious Liberty and the American Supreme Court: The Essential Cases and Documents, was published in 2013 (Rowman & Littlefield, revised edition 2015) and is being used at Notre Dame and other leading universities.

Professor Muñoz is a JMC faculty partner.

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The Center for the Study of Liberal Democracy at University of Wisconsin – Madison seeks to promote appreciation and critical understanding of the cardinal principles and institutions of liberal democracy while advancing intellectual diversity. These principles and institutions include constitutionalism and rule of law, the meaning and scope of freedom and free markets in a democratic order, the place and role of religion in liberal democracies, and competition between liberal democracy and competing ideologies, including various forms of autocracy and new political religions.

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