Free Speech: Trigger Warnings, Academic Freedom, and More
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Free Speech: Trigger Warnings, Academic Freedom, and More

by Institute for Humane Studies

Have you ever wondered if Free Speech has its limits? Well, this is the place for you. You’ve got freedom of speech, but you’re not free to shout fire in a crowded theater? What about hate speech? Triggering speech? In this online course, we dive deep into topics related to free speech. Topics include speech restrictions on college campuses, the Charlie Hebdo massacre, and the use of free speech by oppressed groups to change the world.


Front Matter
1. Why Should We Care About Free Speech?
2. Introduction to Offensive Speech and Hate Speech
3. Charlie Hebdo and Offensive Speech
4. Trigger Warnings and Freedom From Speech
5. Censoring Sex and Comedy
6. How Free Speech Is Threatened Today
7. Introduction to Commercial and Persuasive Speech
8. Political Speech
9. Commercial Speech
10. Introduction to Free Speech in Education
11. Academic Freedom- What It Is and Why It Matters
12. Campus Speech Codes and Zones
13. The History of Free Speech On Campus Litigation
14. The "Stand Up for Speech" Litigation Project
15. Does Free Speech Help Minorities?
16. Attributions

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