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The contemporary rise of authoritarian populism has sparked renewed debate on how state institutions may respond to perceived challengers to liberal democracy. Public media organizations find themselves at the core of these debates. They are regularly faced with dilemmas between pushing back at perceived anti-democratic challengers and safeguarding norms of impartiality and pluralism. In this...

“The Status Quo Loves To Say No”: Disability Rights and the Battle against Structures of Exclusion Judith Heumann in Conversation with Karen Tani Jefferson Memorial Lectures Lecture | October 26, 2022 | 4:10pm | UC Berkeley Campus About the lecture Disability rights activist Judy Heumann has been fighting for inclusion for over six decades, in ways that transformed legal and societal understandings of equality. Her life-long experience has included co-founding the organization Disabled in Action, working on Capitol Hill to shape landmark disability rights laws, co-organizing the extraordinary protest and advocacy efforts that spurred the implementation of Section 504, and..

Dec 05, 2022

BIDS TextXD 2022

TextXD 2022: Text Analysis Across Domains will be held on December 5-7, 2022, in Berkeley, CA. Tickets go on sale July 11, 2022. Call for Proposals: Submit to propose a 15-min presentation, a 3-5min lightning talk, or a poster by September 16, 2022. Acceptance notices will be emailed by October 11, 2022.