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May 2020

Virtual Talk: “What Would Benjamin Franklin Think About Facebook?”

May 28 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Amy Werbel, History of Art Professor and Fulbright Scholar to the United Kingdom, will deliver—online—the 2020 Annual Fulbright Lecture at the Benjamin Franklin House in London, titled "What Would Benjamin Franklin Think About Facebook?" As both a publisher and postmaster, Benjamin Franklin frequently had to confront the vexing challenge of squaring the ideals of truth and liberty with the realities of immorality and the threat of harm to private and public interests. While he advocated fiercely for the rights of…

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