The University of St. Thomas

College of Arts & Sciences

Past Events

Freed Speech: Dialogues on Civil Discourse

Presented by Target and the University of St. Thomas College of Arts and Sciences

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Date/Time

November 15, 2012; 7:00 p.m.

Location

Pantages Theatre, 710 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403

Reception to follow at: Seven Sushi Ultralounge, 700 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403

Cost

Free and open to the public; registration is required.

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Please join Target and the University of St. Thomas College of Arts and Sciences for an evening of lively civility.

Keynote address and panel moderator: Soledad O'Brien - CNN News Anchor.

Panelists include:

  • Laura Brod, President and CEO of Main Street Strategic
  • Dessa, Rapper, Essayist, Speaker
  • Sean Kershaw, Executive Director of the Citizens League
  • Wendy Wyatt, St. Thomas Communication & Journalism Professor

Freed Speech aims to be a platform where we can change the tenor, tone and substance of our conversations so we can share important thinking rather than entrenched positions. Check your anger at the door. Everyone is welcome.

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Guests must register to secure a seat and gain entrance to the event. Space is limited.