Book Release Party: “Academic Repression: Reflections on the Academic Industrial Complex”

Thursday, March 4, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Grewen Auditorium, Grewen Hall, Le Moyne College, Syracuse, NY

“Academic Repression: Reflections on the Academic Industrial Complex” addresses the ways in which political elites, the mass media, and the education system establish and police the parameters of acceptable discourse. Throughout this anthology, prominent academics address the numerous debates that have occurred over free speech, culture wars and academic freedom.

Contributors to the book who will speak at the event include: Anthony J. Nocella, II of Le Moyne College, Peter Castro, Ph.D., Mark Rupert, Ph.D., and Liat Ben-Moshe of Syracuse University, and Caroline Kaltefleiter, Ph.D. of the State University of New York at Cortland. Plus others speakers expected.

Following the event, copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing.

This event is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Center for Urban and Regional Applied Research, department of anthropology, criminology and sociology, and the Office of Service Learning. For more information, call (315)657-2911.