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Mondays, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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About this Class

The attacks on Charlie Hebdo deeply affected the international scene and forced us to rethink the meaning of freedom of speech. Starting with Zola's J'accuse! you will explore the various notions and views rooted in our freedom of expression.

Fall Session Reading List

1. L'Affaire Dreyfus: "J'Accuse" by Émile Zola
2. Le terrorisme intellectuel by Jean Sévillia
3. La liberté d'expression by Sylvia Preuss-Laussinotte
4. Fraternité, j'écris ton nom by Patrick Viveret

Above: Front page cover of the newspaper L’Aurore of Thursday 13 January 1898, with J’accuse...!, the open letter written by Émile Zola to president Félix Faure about the Dreyfus affair, via Wikipedia Commons

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