Great Debate

Cary Nelson and Stanley Fish to Discuss Academic Freedom at 8th Annual Arthur Rupe Debate

UCSB hosts the 8th Annual Arthur N. Rupe Great Debate this week. The event is a large-scale panel discussion during which public intellectuals Cary Nelson and Stanley Fish will talk about Academic Freedom in a Time of Crisis. Nelson is a professor of liberal arts at the University of Illinois, and Stanley Fish is a professor of humanities and law at Florida International University. The debate begins at 8 p.m. on Thursday, February 3, at Campbell Hall on the university’s campus. Call 893-3535 for more info.

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