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CROSSING THE LINE: COMEDIANS, POLITICIANS & SHOCK JOCKS

Freedom of Speech VS Freedom of Speak 

Arboleda challenges the audience to consider offensive language and images by wealthy and powerful comedians, politicians and shock jocks. With references and reflections on current national and international events and issues, this powerful, interactive multimedia lecture challenges the audience to question the limits of freedom of speech with respect to bigotry, sexism and religious elitism. With a close target on comedians, politicians and shock jocks, this participatory program, with shocking media samples, will continue to get the audience to ask, "How far is too far?" Post-show discussions cover: race, culture, ethnicity, nationality, class, religion, gender, sexual orientation, abilities. 

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This program is perfect for college and university campuses wishing to address freedom-of-speech issues, focusing on the entertainment industries and politics.