first fall meeting : 9/29/11 5:00pm Studio 4D, CMB

We will have our first meeting of the semester next thursday 9/29/11 at 5pm in Studio 4D, CMB. College of Communication building.

We will discuss our plans for the halloween free culture event (and this video should be a sort of inspiration for a remix contest), the need for re-registering our organization, the state of our wiki and blog, and the possibility of having at least one screening and one guest this semester.

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Building the Commons: What’s next for Creative Commons and the Public Domain?


We will have our second meeting of the year next Thursday April 14, 2011.

Come, learn about our projects, and join the conversation about Building the Commons: What’s next for Creative Commons and the Public Domain?

Guest speakers:
Rich Vasquez (Creative Commons Austin)
Jon Lebakowsky (EFF-Austin)

Where?
Studio 4B (fourth floor)
Jesse H. Jones Communication Center – Building B – CMB

When?

Thursday April 14, 2011
7:00 – 9:00 pm

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FreeCulture-at-UT @ DORKBOT SXSW 3.11.11, Austin Music Hall

Free Culture @ UT will have an information booth at the science fair during the dorkbot/ignite event. Come to the Austin Music Hall, next friday from 6-10pm, and enjoy. For more information and for RSVP visit:

http://dorkbot.org/dorkbotaustin/2011/02/dorkbot-28-sxsw-3-11-11-austin-music-hall/

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First Meeting, First Screening: “Good Copy, Bad Copy”

Free Culture @ UT is a student group that is part of new movement working to increase participation through creativity and innovation without artificial limits. We support public access to knowledge, free/open source software, and a participatory culture of creativity, communication, and free expression.

Come to our first meeting, learn about our group and the kind of projects we are interested in doing, and watch the screening of the documentary “Good Copy, Bad Copy.”

When: Thursday March 3, 2010
What time: 7-9 pm
Where: Studio 4B @ CMB. College of Communication.

AGENDA
. Introductions
. What is free culture @ UT?
. What kind of projects are we willing to make?
. SCREENING: “Good Copy, Bad Copy”
. Discussion

Join our mailing list : free-culture@utlists.utexas.edu

Help us to spread the word by posting this flyer around campus:

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SFC conference approaching

In a couple of weeks Students for Free Culture is having its annual conference in NYC. During two days (Feb 19-20) , students, media makers, educators, scholars, entrepreneurs,  and activists, will meet to have a discussion around several issues related to the SFC movement.

The conference program can be consulted here. The themes are varied and go from remix  to open access/education to fashion.  The conference will be a great opportunity for networking,  learning, and discussing. Travel funding is availabe for request.

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Hello Free Culture People!

Welcome to Free Culture @ UT-Austin, a chapter of Students for Free Culture (SFC), an international student movement that promotes the public interest in intellectual property and telecommunications policy.

SFC is dedicated to the promotion of progressive discourse and debate, as well as relevant social activism around the nature of innovation and media making/circulating.

We have a mailing list:

https://utlists.utexas.edu/sympa/info/free-culture

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