Symposium: Antisemitism, Hate Speech, and Social Media

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Join guest speakers Susan McGregor and Michel Rosenfield as they explore issues of discrimination, anti semitism, and crimes against humanity through the lens of social media. Sponsored by the Italian Academy, this annual event organized in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day has expanded its focus to include the experience of the many groups that suffered alongside millions of Jews during the Holocaust.

Speakers:

Susan McGregor
Assistant Director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism; Assistant Professor, Columbia Journalism School
Memes, Misinformation, and Antisemitism: Coded Communications on Social Media

Michel Rosenfeld
University Professor of Law and Comparative Democracy & Justice; Sydney L. Robins Professor of Human Rights, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University
Reassessing Antisemitism in an Age of Online Hate

Registration is free but limited.