The former president of the American Civil Liberties Union and constitutional law and human rights expert Nadine Strossen will be the keynote speaker at Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center for Statesmanship, Law and Liberty’s annual symposium on March 30. The center is affiliated with RIT’s College of Liberal Arts and Department of Political Science, and the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization.

Her presentation, “Free Speech and Inclusion on Campus: Can We Have Both?” begins at 7 p.m. in RIT’s Ingle Auditorium, Student Alumni Union. A panel discussion with members of the RIT community follows the web presentation. The free event will also be live streamed and available on Zoom. Registration is encouraged.

Strossen, the John Marshall Harlan II Professor of Law, Emerita at New York Law School, was the first woman to lead the ACLU as president from 1991 to 2008. She was named by The National Law Journal as one of America’s “100 Most Influential Lawyers,” and several other publications have named her one of the country’s most influential women.