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The Origins of the Concept of Freedom of the Press

Date and Time: 
Thursday, November 16, 2017. 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Meeting Location: 
Humanities Center Boardroom
History of Political Thought
Meeting Description: 

Professor Como will be delivering a talk on the origins of the concept of freedom of the press. His 45 minute presentation will be followed by a question and answer session of equal length. Light refreshments will be provided.

David Como is an associate professor of early modern British history at Stanford University. His research areas include Puritanism, the English Revolution, and the history of print.