MacArthur Series on Philanthropy and Virtual Worlds
The USC Institute for Network Culture and Global Kids present a discussion on Virtual Liberties: Do Avatars Dream of Civil Rights?
11:30a.m. PST on Monday, January 28, 2008
Please join the USC Institute for Network Culture and Global Kids for the first event in an upcoming series on philanthropy and virtual worlds.
Jonathan F. Fanton, President of the MacArthur Foundation, will chair a discussion about avatar civil liberties. Joining him will be Robin Harper, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development from Linden Lab, and Jack Balkin, professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School.
Prior to their remarks, Douglas Thomas, Professor at USC and
Director of the Institute for Network Culture, and Barry Joseph,
Director of Global Kids’ Online Leadership Program, will give updates
on and announce a dramatic series of programs as part of MacArthur’s
year exploring philanthropy in virtual worlds. Thomas and Joseph are
The live audio from the event will be available at this Web location during the event, to be followed the next day with an archived version.