Drake University will mark the 50th anniversary of Tinker v. Des Moines, the landmark legal case that established the free speech rights of students in public schools, on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. in the Cowles Library Reading Room. Mary Beth and John Tinker, plaintiffs in the case, along with Drake students, will lead a conversation on the values and challenges of freedom of expression. The event is co-sponsored by the Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication, the Drake School of Education, the Drake Law School, Cowles Library, and the Drake Department of Political Science. It is free and open to the public.
For more information about this event, contact Kathleen Richardson, dean of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, at Kathleen.email@example.com or (515) 271-2295.
Wednesday, February 27 at 7:00pm
Cowles Library, Reading Room 2725 University Ave., Des Moines, IA 50311