Join the Conversation

A very timely “Join the Conversation” event from WSHU

The First Amendment is cited daily in reference to the Capitol insurrection, “cancel culture” and hate speech posted on social media. But our right to free speech is more nuanced than many people realize. In this fascinating discussion with noted experts, we will examine exactly what the First Amendment covers, what it doesn’t cover and how it pertains to some of the timely issues at hand.

Join The Conversation: Bren Smith

May 21, 2019

Restorative Ocean Farmer
Featured on 60 Minutes and in The New Yorker

Bren Smith is on the vanguard of a major change in how we eat. 

Join the Conversation: Nadine Strossen

Apr 19, 2018
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Today, we hear too many incorrect assertions that "hate speech"—which has no generally accepted definition—is either absolutely unprotected or absolutely protected from censorship.

Join the Conversation: Eric Westervelt

Jan 23, 2017

WSHU is thrilled to have NPR's Eric Westervelt join us in Connecticut and on Long Island for fascinating discussions on the state of education today.

A "Join the Conversation" Event
Education today: How technology is - and isn't - disrupting traditional pedagogy

Join us...and come prepared with your own questions!

Corey Flintoff

Sep 20, 2016
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Event Details
Corey Flintoff: "Resurgent Russia"
Wednesday, October 5 at 7 p.m.
Fairfield Theatre Company
70 Sanford Street, Fairfield, CT
Tickets: $15 each, general admission
Benefit tickets: $500/pair. Includes reserved VIP seating and a post-event meet and greet with Corey Flintoff.