Events & Programs

2017 Seigenthaler-Sutherland Cup National First Amendment Moot Court Competition

Seigenthaler-Sutherland Cup National First Amendment Moot Court Competition
When: March 25, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Knight Conference Center, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Final Round The Moot Court Board of the Columbus School of Law of The Catholic University of America and the Newseum Institute’s First Amendment Center host the 2017 Seigenthaler-Sutherland Cup National First Amendment
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Nigeria: Fractured and Forgotten

Nigeria
When: March 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Knight Conference Center, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

In a recent New York Times article on Boko Haram in Nigeria, Stephanie Puccetti, the International Rescue Committee’s senior emergency program coordinator in Nigeria, was quoted as saying, “This crisis
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Upholding Religious Freedom in Local Communities

Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute
When: March 20, 2017 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Knight Conference Center, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Religious and civic leadership in the 21st century requires a thorough understanding of the guiding principles of the First Amendment, which enables Americans to negotiate religious and philosophical differences with
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The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days

Trump at news conference
When: April 6, 2017 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Knight Conference Center, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

The Newseum will host a half-day forum that will explore the relationship of the press with the Trump administration in the critical first months of the Trump presidency. The program
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American Muslims at the Crossroads

Institute for Social Policy and Understanding
When: March 21, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: Knight Conference Center, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Over the past two years and amidst a deeply divisive presidential election cycle, American Muslims have found themselves at the center of heated social and political debates. One byproduct of
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An Odd Book

An Odd Book
When: March 31, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Documentary Theater, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Author R. Scott Williams, chief operating officer of the Newseum, talks about his new book, “An Odd Book: How the First Modern Pop Culture Reporter Conquered New York.” As the
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Women in the News Media: Lessons from the Trailblazers

Joann Lublin
When: May 10, 2017 @ 3:30 pm
Where: Documentary Theater, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Joann Lublin of the Wall Street Journal and author of “Earning It: Hard-Won Lessons from Trailblazing Women at the Top of the Business World,” talks about her own experiences in
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Louder Than Words: Celebrating Freedom of Expression and Music

“Louder Than Words: Rock, Power and Politics”
When: April 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Where: Walter and Leonore Annenberg Theater, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

DJ Yella of the seminal hip hop group N.W.A and Lil Eazy E, whose father  was a member of the group, appear in a special program at the Newseum to
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Inside Media: Floyd Abrams on “The Soul of the First Amendment”

Floyd Abrams
When: April 30, 2017 @ 2:30 pm
Where: Knight TV Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Floyd Abrams, an award-winning legal scholar and America’s best-known First Amendment lawyer, talks about his new book, “The Soul of the First Amendment,” which examines how American law protects free
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Inside Media: The First Amendment and Rock ’n’ Roll

The Slants
When: April 16, 2017 @ 2:30 pm
Where: Knight TV Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Members of the Asian American rock band The Slants talk about their landmark Supreme Court case against the United States Trademark Office over the band’s name. In 2011, band leader
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