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Jacksonville State University: Free Speech on Campus

March 30, 2023 @ 5:30 pm

The Tocqueville Lecture Series at Jacksonville State University, a JMC partner program, will hold a hybrid presentation and Q&A with Dr. Jonathan Marks on “Free Speech on Campus”:

Dr. Jonathan Marks will address the status of freedom of speech on college campuses. He will address what is freedom of speech, what is its place in the university, what are the challenges facing freedom of speech, and what are the effects of these challenges. A Q&A will follow his lecture. This event is a hybrid lecture, which invites engagement from an in-person and virtual audience.

The virtual portion of the event will occur through a Zoom Webinar . You will receive a hyperlink upon registering here.

Thursday, March 30, 2023 • 5:30 PM CT
A hybrid/ virtual event • Merrill Hall B110,
 Jacksonville State University

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Jonathan Marks is a professor of political philosophy at Ursinus College.

Marks has published on modern and contemporary political philosophy in journals like the American Political Science Review, the Journal of Politics, the Journal of American Political Science, and the Review of Politics. He is the author of Let’s Be Reasonable: A Conservative Case for Liberal Educationand Perfection and Disharmony in the Thought of Jean Jacques Rousseau. He co-edited and contributed to Principle and Prudence in Western Political Thought.

Marks also has written on higher education for InsideHigherEd, the Chronicle of Higher Education, the Weekly Standard, and the Wall Street Journal. He is a constributor to the Commentary Magazine blog.

Learn more about Jonathan Marks >>



The Tocqueville Lecture Series at Jacksonville State University invites scholars, professionals, and civic leaders to present on the ideas of liberty and equality, as they relate to other concepts important in the founding and continuation of American government.

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March 30, 2023
5:30 pm
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