Condoleezza Rice turned down her invitation to give the commencement speech at Rutgers University after faculty and student protest.
A speaker cancelled her talk on Brown University’s campus after a petition called for to disassociate her lecture from Brown/RISD Hillel.
The Young America’s Foundation is conservative non-profit organization “whose mission is to educate the public on the ideas of individual freedom, a strong national defense, free enterprise, traditional values, and leadership.” In 2016, the Foundation partnered with Ben Shapiro, a conservative commentator and provocateur, to host a nationwide speaking tour at college campuses to discuss […]
Claire Guthrie Gastañaga was the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in Virginia. Gastañaga was scheduled to speak on the campus of the College of William & Mary on October 4, 2017 at an event co-sponsored by William & Mary’s student-run programming organization Alma Mater Productions and the ACLU. Shortly after she […]
Chelsea Manning’s visiting fellowship was revoked after criticism by current and former Pentagon officials.
A leading figure in the alt-right movement spoke at Texas A&M University, drawing massive protests.
A Texas state representative’s speaking engagement at Texas Southern University was shut down by the administration, allegedly due to the speaker’s viewpoint.
Corey Lewandowski was President Trump’s campaign manager during the 2016 presidential campaign. On February 15, 2017, Lewandowski was scheduled to speak at the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics in an off-the-record, no-journalists-allowed session with students. The student newspaper questioned whether this was the proper forum for someone like Lewandowski. Several student groups also vowed […]
Christina Hoff Sommers is an author, philosopher, and prominent critic of contemporary feminism. Sommers has spoken critically of campus response to sexual assaults, questioning the concept of “rape culture.” In an interview, she said that the push against sexual assault has “infantilized” women. On March 5, 2018, Sommers was scheduled to speak at the law […]
The chancellor of the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse landed in hot water with the administration of the UW System after inviting a porn actress to speak on campus.