Agree to Disagree Series

 

Event Management and Free Expression
Date: April 17, 2020 9:00am – 3:30pm
Location: Student Union
Topic: Event Management and Free Expression
Presenters: Student Organization Leadership Training

Creating Space for Democracy: Political Polarization, Free Expression and Civil Discourse in Higher Education; A Civil Discourse Lecture 

Date and Time: Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020 6:00-7:30pm
Location:
Student Union Theather, Room 103

Title: Creating Space for Democracy: Political Polarization, Free Expression and Civil Discourse in Higher Education

Presenter: Timothy J. Shaffer, Ph.D

Community Interactive Webinar:

Date and Time: Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 1:00pm-2:30pm
Location:
Community Viewing Student, Union 302

Title: 2020 Presidential Election: Prepare for Passionate Disagreement & Perceived Acts of Bias & Insensitivity on Campus

Faculty Diversity Dialogue:

Date: Dec. 5th, 2019
Location: Cherry Hall Room 105 (Volker campus);

Topic: Campus Free Speech and Civil Discourse in the Classroom

Panelists:

    • Sally Ellis-Fletcher, Associate Dean of Students for the School of Nursing and Health Studies
    • Rebecca Davis, Associate Teaching Professor of History
    • Mikah Thompson, Associate Professor of Law

Diversity Advocates:

Date and Time: November 12, 2019 11:30-1:00pm
Location: Administrative Center- Plaza Room

Title: First Amendment, Title IX and Civil Rights at a Public University

Presenters:

    • Mikah Thompson, Associate Professor of Law
    • Sybil Wyatt, Dir. Of Affirmative Action and Title IX Coordinator
    • Edward Cantu, Associate Professor of Law

Panel:

Date and Time: November 5th, 2019 6:00 pm
Location: UMKC Student Union Theatre

Title: Engaging our 1st Amendment Rights Through Civil Discourse
Open to UMKC and Community
The goal of the panel is to discuss ways to be able to discuss

    • History, legacy, and description of 1st amendment and civil rights
    • Good practice in civil dialogue around difficult topics
    • Common issues around Civil Discourse and 1st Amendment Rights on College Campuses

Participants:

State Representative Barbara Washington
State Representative Dan Stacy
Justice Gatson, ACLU Representative
Moderated by Steve Kraske

The Commitment to Free Expression
Date: September 23, 2019 3:00-4:30pm
Location: Student Union 302
Topic: The Commitment to Free Expression
Presenters: Student Organization Advisor Training

You Can’t Say That Here: Balancing Free Speech and Campus Safety
Date: June 27, 2019
Location: Webinar https://www.naspa.org/course/you-can-t-say-that-here-balancing-free-speech-and-campus-safety
Topic: You Can’t Say That Here: Balancing Free Speech and Campus Safety
Presenters: Staff Development for the Division of Student Affairs