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Good Systems Symposium

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Annual Symposium of Good Systems Defining, Evaluating, and Building Ethical AI Systems April 7 – 8, 2022 Join Good Systems for a two-day program featuring a keynote address on the global social impact of AI by Dr. Milind Tambe, presentations from Good Systems researchers, panel discussions on smart cities and putting good systems into practice, and more. Learn from experts ...

Wayne A. Danielson Award Presentation and Lecture – Professor Karen Emmorey

Zoom

The Wayne A. Danielson Award recognizes scholars who have made a significant contribution to the understanding of communication. Created in 1991, it honors Professor Emeritus Wayne Danielson for his contributions to the Moody College of Communication, The University of Texas at Austin, and the field of communication. The Moody College of Communication is proud to announce Professor Karen Emmorey of ...

How the Internet Improves Humanity

Zoom

Given the time and energy we spend worrying about the Internet’s flaws, it’s easy to forget how the Internet makes our lives better in many ways. This talk will highlight one underappreciated aspect: how the Internet has the capacity to improve the human species by increasing pro-social interactions and reducing anti-social ones. The talk will also show how this scenario ...

Media Industry Conversations – Jesse Anderson (Brand Manager for BioWare, EA)

DMC 1.202

Jesse Anderson (Brand Manager for BioWare, Electronic Arts) When: Friday, April 15, 2022 - 2:00-2:50 pm CT Note: Speaker sessions are subject to change based on evolving guest schedules. This is conjunction with Dr. Lesley Willard's Video Game Industry course. Please join us for a Q&A session where we discuss Jesse Anderson's career trajectory, his roles and responsibilities, and his views on the ...

The Frank Deford Lecture in Sports Journalism – The Anti-Heroes: Sports in the COVID Era with Howard Bryant

DMC 2.106

Howard Bryant, author and ESPN Senior Writer, will deliver the 2022 Frank Deford Lecture in Sports Journalism in an address titled “The Anti-Heroes: Sports in the COVID Era”. Bryant is a Senior Writer for ESPN, sports correspondent for NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday and the author of nine books, many of them about baseball. Rickey: The Life and Legend of an ...

Latinx Consumers, Viewers, Stories and Spin: A Conversation with Professor Arlene Dávila

Zoom

Join the Latino Media Arts and Studies program for a conversation with Professor Arlene Dávila, whose work on the imagining of Latinx cultures and people in U.S. media and popular culture has been influential in a variety of fields, including scholarship on advertising, film and media, and art. In this conversation with Professor Mary Beltrán, Professor Dávila will touch on a variety of themes that she has grappled with in her influential scholarship. From Latinos, Inc. and Latino ...

RESIDUAL TRAUMA: THE ISLAND OF DOKDO – “Land of My Father” Documentary Screening & Discussion with Filmmaker Matthew Koshmrl

DMC 5.102 – Dean’s Presentation Room

Sponsored by Department of Radio-Television-Film, Department of Asian Studies, and the Center for East Asian Studies. Set in the unresolved trauma of the Japanese occupation of Korea, “Land of My Father” (아버지의 땅) is a story about two individuals who take on the establishment in an attempt to change accepted historical narratives. A Korean farmer protests the Japanese government in ...

An Evening with Austin City Council

LBJ School of Public Affairs 2315 Red River St, Austin

Join Meebs Aslam and the New Politics Forum as they welcome some of Austin's biggest names in local politics. This event will leave attendees with a better understanding of how their local government works, how they can work with/within local government, and how nonpartisan political campaigns for local government work. Guests include CM Natasha Harper-Madison, CM Jose "Chito" Vela, CM ...

The Batman Screening with Producer Dylan Clark

Texas Union Theatre 2308 WHITIS AVE, AUSTIN, TX 78712

Join us for a free screening of The Batman and a Q&A with producer Dylan Clark at the Texas Union Theater! Reserve your ticket here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/320712940037

2022 Health Communication Leadership Institute

The Health Communication Leadership Institute (HCLI) is the UT Center for Health Communication's premier professional education offering. In this engaging advanced workshop, current and aspiring health communication leaders will evaluate their leadership practices and explore strategies and best practices for leadership, management, and innovation. Speakers include respected experts from diverse sectors and settings.

Texas Civic Ambassador Leadership Summit 2022

DMC 5.208 (Dean’s Briefing Room)

The Texas Civic Ambassador Leadership Summit (TCALS) will facilitate civic learning and skill-building opportunities that cultivate individual and collective civic capacities, expose students to a range of different political viewpoints, and expand professional networks. This four-day-long Summit hosts various panels, workshops, speakers, and sessions that support and train this year's Texas Civic Ambassadors (TCAs). In brief, the TCAs will learn ...

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