2023 MLPSC Agenda

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Opening “Provocations” Panel: Platform Regulation Across the Atlantic: What´s Next for the US and the European Union?

Thursday, January 12 @ noon EST

Featuring Eric Goldman, Elena Herrero-Beaumont and Tobias Mast in conversation with Rodrigo Cetina Presuel. More information here.

Thursday, January 12, 3 p.m. EST

  • Laurie Thomas Lee, University of Nebraska-Lincoln,
    • “Tackling Deepfakes through the Torts of Misappropriation and Right of Publicity”

Discussant: Genelle Belmas, University of Kansas

  • Jeeyun (Sophia) Baik, University of San Diego
    • “Reining in surveillance advertising through privacy regulations?: Multi-stakeholder responses to online behavioral advertising in the United States”

Discussant: Lee McGuigan, University of North Carolina

  • Maggie Engler, University of Texas at Austin
    • “‘Revenge Porn’ as Speech: Dissecting the Criminalization of Nonconsensual Intimate Imagery and the Pattern of Exceptions”

Discussant: Jared Schroeder, Southern Methodist University

  • Laura Wildemann Kane, Worcester State University
    • “The Right to Be Forgotten: A Relational Defense”

Discussant: Judith Townend, University of Sussex

Thursday, January 12, 4:30 p.m. EST

  • Bryce Clayton Newell, University of Oregon
    • “The Material Scope of US Data Protection Laws”
    • Discussant: Beatriz Botero, Sciences Po
  • Erin Carroll, Georgetown University
    • “Classrooms, Orchestras, Forests, and Galaxies: Rethinking Freedom of Speech and the Press Through Metaphor”

Discussant: Amy Kristin Sanders, University of Texas at Austin

  • Evan Ringel & Victoria Smith Ekstrand, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    • “Critical Race Theory and the Weaponization of the First Amendment”

Discussant: Rachel Grant, University of Florida

Thursday, January 12, 6 p.m. EST

  • RonNell Andersen Jones, University of Utah, & Sonja West, University of Georgia
    • “Presuming Trustworthiness” 

Discussant: Lyrissa Lidsky, University of Florida

  • Erin Coyle, Temple University
    • “Was it a Carnival? Samuel Sheppard’s 1954 Trial”

Discussant: Kathy Olson, Lehigh University

  • Rohan Grover, University of Southern California
    • “Encoding Privacy: Tech Workers as Data Protection Co-Regulatory”

Discussant:  Daxton “Chip” Stewart, Texas Christian University

Thursday, January 12, 7:30 p.m. EST

  • Jennafer Shae Roberts & Laura Naomi Montoya, Accel AI Institute
    • “Decolonisation, Global Data Law and Indigenous Data Sovereignty”

Discussant: Caitlin Ring Carlson, Seattle University

  • Bao Kham Chau, Cornell Tech
    • “Code is Power: Interpretable Software and Internal Regulations”

Discussant: Yong Jin Park, Howard University

Friday, January 13, 9 a.m. EST

  • Hesam Nouroozpour, University of Malaya
    • “A Regulatory Private Law Approach to Facebook Oversight Board’s Role on Punitive Power” (Malaysia)

 Discussant: Elettra Bietti, Cornell Law School

  • Andres Calderon et al, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru
    • “Framing the violence: A typology of aggressions against journalists and press freedom in Peru” (Peru)

Discussant: Teresa Mioli, Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas

  • Christina Koningisor, University of Utah, & Lyrissa Lidsky, University of Florida
    • “First Amendment Disequilibrium”

Discussant: J. Israel Balderas, Elon University

Friday, January 12, 10:30 a.m. EST

  • Akpan Udo, Wellspring University
    • “Media laws Compliance and Contents of Billboards Institutional Advertising In Kenya and Nigeria.”

Discussant: Toussaint Nothais, Stanford University

  • Sheila Lalwani, University of Texas at Austin
    • “Digital Guardians? How Data Protection Officers Navigate Ethical Dilemmas”

Discussant: Jiaying Jiang, University of Florida

  • Charli Muller, New York University
    • “The Capitalist and Colonial Logics of Rowland Hill’s Postal Reforms: terra nullius, universal pricing, and “conveyance at the lowest rate”

Discussant: Christopher Ali, Penn State

  • Roxanne Watson, University of South Florida
    •  “The Constitutional Right to Protest in the U.S.: Black Lives Matter v. January 6th Insurrection” 

Discussant: Roslyn Satchel, Kennesaw State University

Closing “Provocations” Panel: New Directions in Scholarship Decolonizing Media, Law and Policy

Friday, January 13 @ noon EST

Featuring Francine Banner, Lyndsey Beutin and Sandra Ristovska in conversation with Kelli Moore. More information here.

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