[act-ma] [UJP] 3rd Digital Media Conference at Lesley University (near Harvard Sq), Oct. 25-27

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======== 3RD DIGITAL MEDIA CONFERENCE AT LESLEY UNIVERSITY (NEAR HARVARD SQ),
         OCT. 25-27 ==========================================================

*Freedom and Unfreedom in the Digital Age: 3rd Digital Media Conference to  
Address NSA Scandal, Civil Liberties, and Mass Incarceration *

On October 25-27, 2013, the 3rd Digital Media Conference will take place at  
Lesley University's Doble Campus (http://goo.gl/maps/pqDQr [1]) on Mellen St.  
in Cambridge. 

The conference's theme is Freedom and Unfreedom in the Digital Age. Plenaries  
and workshops will address the grave threat posed to American democracy by  
the ongoing NSA scandal, and relate it to threats and opportunities posed to  
civil liberties by the swift growth of digital media and technology in the  
service of the national security state. 

Additional connections will be made between the struggle to expand civil  
liberties nationwide and the campaigns by communities of color and immigrants  
to resist constant surveillance and mass incarceration by increasingly  
militarized police, ICE, the DEA, state and federal prison systems, and the  
private prison and security industries. There will also be basic workshops on  
social media, digital storytelling and privacy software. 

Confirmed speakers include: Ibrahim Abdul-Matin, author and media personality  
(NYC), Kade Crockford of ACLU Massachusetts, Gregg Housh of Anonymous, Betty  
Yu of the Center for Media Justice (NYC), Rajesh Kasturirangan of MIT,  
Subrata Ghoshroy of MIT, Libby Reinish of the Free Software Foundation, Robin  
Jacks of Occupy Boston, Alfredo Lopez of May First/People Link (NYC), Chris  
Faraone of the Weekly Dig, and Deb Nicholson of MediaGoblin.

Tickets are $35 ($10 students and low-income). 

Full background and registration information is available on the conference  
website: 
    http://www.digitalmediaconference.org/ [2]

    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/digitalmediaconference/ [3]. 

    Twitter: @bostondmc. 

The event is sponsored by Lesley University, United for Justice with  
Peace, Massachusetts Global Action, Open Media Boston, TecsChange, and  
Massachusetts Peace Action.

United for Justice with Peace [4] is a coalition of peace and justice  
organizations and community peace groups in the Greater Boston region. The  
UJP Coalition, formed after September 11th, seeks global peace through social  
and economic justice.

/Help us continue to do this critical work! Make a donation to UJP today.  
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617-383-4857 www.justicewithpeace.org [7] Upcoming Events:  Conference:  
Freedom & Unfreedom in the Digital Age [8] Fri Oct 25 6:00pm Lesley  
University Cambridge Rosalie Riegle Reading from Doing Time for Peace [9] Sat  
Oct 26 7:00pm Cambridge Friends Meeting Cambridge Celebrate New Hampshire  
Peace Action with Helen Caldicott [10] Sat Nov 9 5:30pm Concord City  
Auditorium Concord, NH How the Wounded Return from America's Wars: The Untold  
Story [11] Tue Nov 12 7:00pm First Parish in Waltham Waltham US Strategy to  
Contain China [12] Thu Nov 14 7:00pm Center for Marxist Education Cambridge  
Music for Peace: Beethoven [13] Sat Nov 23 7:30pm Harvard-Epworth Methodist  
Church Cambridge Fall Convergence for a New National Agenda [14] Sun Nov 24  
1:00pm SEIU Local 32BJ District 615 Boston
/More Peace and Justice Events [15].    How to Submit Events [16]/ 
 

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[1] http://goo.gl/maps/pqDQr
[2] http://www.digitalmediaconference.org/
[3] http://www.facebook.com/digitalmediaconference/
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