Discussing the Implications of Charlie Hebdo

Join faculty and experts from a variety of disciplines including anthropology, journalism, French language and law this coming Thursday as they engage in discussion and presentations responding to the shooting earlier this month that resulted in 12 deaths at the Paris headquarters of satirical magazine Charle Hebdo. 

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Flyer text:
Can One Laugh At Everything?
Satire and Free Speech After Charlie
January 29, 2015
4pm

Free Speech Laws: A Comparative Study
Anthony S. Winer
Professor of Law, William Mitchell College of Law

Figurative Representation in the Islamic Tradition
William Beeman
Professor and Chair of Anthropology, University of Minnesota

“As Welcome as a Bee Sting”: Why We Must Protect “Outrageous” Speech
Jane E. Kirtley
Silha Professor of Media Ethics and Law | School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Director, Silha Center for the Study of Media Ethics and Law, University of Minnesota

Antisemitism and Islamophobia: A Double Standard?
Bruno Chaoaut
Professor and Chair, French and Italian, University of Minnesota

Brief Reflections on Editorial Cartoons
Steven Sack
Editorial Cartoonist, Minneapolis Star Tribune
Recipient of the Pulitzer Prize

Sponsored by: Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Center for Jewish Studies, Departments of French and Italian, Anthropology, History, Art History, Political Science, Sociology, Institute for Global Studies, Human Rights Program, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Silha Center for the Study of Media Ethics and Law

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