First Amendment Watch in collaboration with  NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New-York Historical Society and the Institute for Constitutional History will sponsor a talk for NYC educators by Robert Post, First Amendment scholar and former dean of Yale Law School.
The topic, “Free Speech on Campus and Academic Freedom in the Trump Era,” will address important First Amendment issues facing educators and students. 
The talk will be held in  NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, East Building (239 Greene Street), 3rd floor, on Monday, April 30, 4:30-6:15.
Robert Post is a Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School, and served as the
School’s 16th dean, from 2009 until 2017. Before coming to Yale, he taught at the University of California at Berkeley School of Law. Post’s subject areas are constitutional law, First Amendment, legal history, and equal protection. He has written and edited numerous books, including Citizens Divided: A Constitutional Theory of Campaign Finance Reform (2014), which was originally delivered as the Tanner Lectures at Harvard in 2013. Other books include, Democracy, Expertise, Academic Freedom: A First Amendment Jurisprudence for the Modern State (2012); For the Common Good: Principles of American Academic Freedom (with Matthew M. Finkin, 2009); Prejudicial Appearances: The Logic of American Antidiscrimination Law (with K. Anthony Appiah, Judith Butler, Thomas C. Grey & Reva Siegel, 2001); and Constitutional Domains: Democracy, Community, Management (1995).
Interested Educators please contact Robert Cohen ( for more information about the event.