The weekly roundup is moving to a leaner format this week. I’m featuring more articles with less commentary. As always, the roundup includes both perspectives that I agree and disagree with, so the inclusion of an article doesn’t entail its endorsement.

On the Web

Conservatives say campus speech is under threat. That’s been true for most of history by professor of journalism and sociology Todd Gitlin, in the Washington Post

Does biology explain why men outnumber women in tech? by social psychologist Alice Eagly, in The Conversation

UC Berkeley chancellor unveils ‘Free Speech Year’ as right-wing speakers plan campus events by Teresa Watanabe in the Los Angeles Times

For moral clarity, don’t look to universities by U.Va. professor of German Studies Chad Wellmon in The Chronicle of Higher Ed

Toronto university cancels ‘free speech’ event after Charlottesville – BBC News

Universities can do more to curb hateful speech by Noah Feldman, professor of constitutional and international law at Harvard University, in The Chicago Tribune

When White Supremacists Descend, What Can a College President Do? by Goldie Blumenstyk, Nell Gluckman, and Eric Kelderman in The Chronicle of Higher Education

The ‘Free Speech’ Hypocrisy of Right-Wing Media by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor in The New York Times

How we communicate is changing. So should the way we think about free speech By Suzanne Nossel, executive director of PEN America

On Heterodox Academy

On the latest Half Hour of Heterodoxy, Jacques Berlinerblau (@berlinerblau) discusses his new book Campus Confidential: How College Work, Or Doesn’t, For Professors, Parents, and Students