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Academic Freedom

On October 6, 2022 WUFA held a Speaker Series Session on Academic Freedom featuring Professor James Turk of Toronto Metropolitan University. Prof. Turk is an expert in Academic Freedom and currently serves as the Director of the Centre for Free Expression at Toronto Metropolitan University.  He has previously served as the Executive Director of the Canadian Association of University Teachers and has extensive experience working with national labour groups.  Professor Turk has written extensively on academic freedom, freedom of expression, university governance, civil liberties, commercialization of universities, and related public policy issues. His most recent book was an edited collection, Academic Freedom in Conflict: The Struggle over Speech Rights in the University (2014).

The session was recorded and can be viewed here: