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Academic Freedom and Responsibility in the Era of Social Media: April 27

Office of the Provost
Wednesday, April 09, 2014 9:56 AM
KU Lawrence Faculty and Staff
All KU Lawrence Students

Joint Council of Kansas Distinguished Professors

University of Kansas
Kansas State University
Wichita State University

Sunday, April 27, 2014
1:00 – 5:00 pm
Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union
Lawrence, KS

The Joint Council (KU, KSU, and WSU) of Kansas Distinguished Professors and the Office of the Provost invite you to participate in an afternoon of presentations and discussion on the important topic of academic freedom and responsibility in the era of social media.

Panel I:  Academic Freedom and Responsibility

Phil Nel, University Distinguished Professor, English, KSU (Moderator)
Mabel L. Rice, Distinguished Professor, Speech, Language, and Hearing, KU--Serving the Public Tradition of a Public Research University
Richard Levy, Smith Distinguished Professor, Law, KU--Academic Freedom, Social Media, and the First Amendment Rights
Charles Epp, Professor, Public Affairs and Administration, KU--Report of the Kansas Board of Regents Work Group on the Social Media Policy

Panel II:  The Era of Social Media

Lynn Davidman, Beren Distinguished Professor, Sociology, KU (Moderator)
Phil Nel, University Distinguished Professor, English, KSU--Fighting for Freedom of Speech: The First Amendment Under Attack
Doug Ward, Associate Professor, Journalism, KU--Beyond the Walled Garden

For more information contact Susan Kemper (skemper@ku.edu).  View details of the event on the KU Events Calendar.

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