Five speakers, all experts in their fields, will deliver lectures and/or lead discussions during “Say What?: Examining Freedom of Speech at App State,” a weeklong series of events beginning March 23 on the campus of Appalachian State University. All “Say What?” presentations are free and open to the public; see http://diversity.appstate.edu/saywhat for a full schedule.
The speakers will include Dr. David Pilgrim, vice president for diversity and inclusion at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan, and Robert L. Shibley, executive director of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE).
Also speaking will be Dr. Lee Bird, vice president for student affairs at Oklahoma State University-Stillwater; Dr. Nancy S. Love, a professor in Appalachian’s Department of Government and Justice Studies; and Ken Nwadike Jr., CEO of Superhero Events and director of the Hollywood Half Marathon.