New York University’s Frederic Ewen Academic Freedom Center 2nd Annual Conference
April 3rd, 2009
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Welcome
• Stuart Ewen, Chairman, The Frederic Ewen Academic Freedom Center Board of Directors; Distinguished Professor, City University of New York

Keynote Address
• Alison Bernstein, Vice President Knowledge, Creativity and Freedom Program, Ford Foundation

Academic Capitalism and the Commodification of Knowledge
• David L. Kirp, Chair and Comment, Professor of Public Policy, University of California at Berkeley
• Marc Bousquet, Professor of English, Santa Clara University
• Jennifer Washburn, Journalist and Author

Academic Freedom and the International Perspective
• Robert Quinn, Chair and Comment, Director, Scholars at Risk Network, New York University
• Philip G. Altbach, Director, Center for International Higher Education, Boston College
• Joe Stork, Deputy Director, Human Rights Watch, Middle East and North Africa Division

Science, Technology, and Academic Freedom
• Jeff Schmidt, Chair and Comment, Author
• Mary Ebeling, Assistant Professor, Sociology, Department of Culture and Communication, Drexel University.
• David Noble, Professor of History, York University, Toronto
• Denis G. Rancourt, Professor of Physics, University of Ottawa

The Red Scare and the Academy
• James Livingston, Chair and Comment, Professor of History, Rutgers University
• Phillip Deery, Ewen Fellow and Professor of History, Victoria University, Melbourne
• Stephen Leberstein, Ewen Fellow and Professor of Political Science, Brooklyn College

Closing Remarks
• Cary Nelson, Professor of English, University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign