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Freedom, Open Inquiry and the Academy

May 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


This virtual event will feature guest lecturers Helen Pluckrose and Ilana Redstone, and is the fourth in a series hosted by the Institute for Freedom and Community titled  “Diversity, Freedom and Community”.

Helen Pluckrose

Helen Pluckrose is a liberal, secular humanist writer and cultural commentator, She is the editor-in-chief of Areo Magazine, a broadly liberal humanist digital magazine that focuses on current affairs, politics, culture, science and art and the founder of Counterweight, an organisation that helps individuals resist the imposition of Critical Social Justice on their workplace, university or children’s school. She is co-author, with James Lindsay, of the bestselling book, Cynical Theories.

Ilana Redstone

Ilana Redstone is a professor of sociology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the founder of Diverse Perspectives Consulting. She is a co-author of the book, “Unassailable Ideas: How Unwritten Rules and Social Media Shape Discourse in American Higher Education” and the creator of the “Beyond Bigots and Snowflakes” video series. More information about all of Ilana’s work is available at


May 11
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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