Are there Limits to Inquiry?
Should faculty be restrained from or even punished for investigating complex and controversial events of enormous political significance?
Jim Fetzer and Stephen Francis are very pleased to present:
Academic Freedom Conference (Taped Saturday, 27-28 August 2016)
AFC II: Introduction: James H. Fetzer
WHY DOES IT MATTER?
AFC II: Session 1: Francis A. Boyle, Ph.D.,
noted Professor of International Law at the University of Illinois College
of Law, earned his A.B. in Political Science from Chicago, J.D. from
Harvard Law School and his A.M. and Ph.D. in Political Science
also from Harvard University.
AFC II Session 2: Stephen Francis proposed the first Academic
Freedom Conference on 26 April 2014, held on the campus of the
University of Illinois-UC, where he earned a degree in sociology. He
promotes the exercise of critical thinking and unconventional thought.
AFC II Session 3: What happened to “9/11 in the Academic Community”?
AFC II Session 4: Nick Kollerstrom, Ph.D., an historian of science and
the leading expert on the 7/7 London bombings, had his appointment
at University College London terminated for undertaking scientific
research on World War II that undermines widely-accepted accounts.
WITHIN THE ACADEMY
AFC II Session 5: Sterling Harwood, J.D., Ph.D., professor of
philosophy and attorney-at-law, has published on the moon landing
hoax, Sandy Hook and the Boston bombing, including exposing the
role of Snopes.com in misleading the public regarding those events.
AFC II Session 6: Darrell Hamamoto, Ph.D., Professor of Asian
American Studies at the University of California, David, has published
extensively on the representation of Asian Americans in films and on
TV, especially in relation to political issues and freedom of expression.
AFC II Session 7: Kevin McDonald, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology
at Cal State-Long Beach (retired), has 8 books on evolutionary theory
and has focused on group selection and the significance of different
strategies of adaptation and on social and personality development.
SOME SPECIAL CASES
AFC II Session 8: “False Flags: From 9/11 to Sandy Hook and Beyond”
AFC II Session 9: Preston James, Ph.D., a social psychologist
from a Big Ten University, will address the importance of academic
research in an era dominated by propaganda from the mass media,
where academicians are failing to expose state-sponsored terrorism.
AFC II Session 10: Jim Fetzer, Ph.D., a philosopher of science, has
edited a series of books that investigate the moon landing hoax, the
atrocities of 9/11, the death of Sen. Paul Wellstone, the FEMA drill at
Sandy Hook, the fakery in Boston, and other major state deceptions.
Jim Fetzer, a former Marine Corps officer, is McKnight Professor Emeritus at the University of Minnesota Duluth.