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New UT Events Calendar to Launch in January 2014

Event submissions via Know Events has been retired effective December 20, 2013. University Communications is implementing a new events calendar in January 2014. The new site is located at calendar.utexas.edu.

To Submit An Event

Students Representing A Student Organization:
Please go to Hornslink to submit an event. Instructions on how to submit an event using Hornslink can be found on the Dean of Students website.

Other Students, Faculty, and Staff:
Please visit the new UT Events Calendar to submit an event. Instructions on how to submit an event to the new UT Events Calendar can be found on the University Communications website.

Events may still be submitted automatically to the new UT Events Calendar through a standards-compliant RSS or iCal feed. Please consult the UT Events Calendar Documentation for more information.

Current recipients of the Know Events email newsletter will continue to receive events listings once the transition has been made.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this transition, please contact Bryan Christian, Manager of User Experience, at bryan.christian@utexas.edu.

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April 24, 2013
Time:Noon-2 p.m.
Description:The Edward A. Clark Center for Australian & New Zealand Studies launches its Fulbright Distinguished Speakers Series with a talk by Malcolm Feeley, whose research compares the Australian and American experiences with privatization of prisons. Australia leads the world in the proportion on inmates held in private prisons.

Feeley is the Claire Sanders Clements Dean's Chair Professor of Law at Berkeley Law School. Feeley's spent six months in Australia in 2012 as Fulbright Flinders University Distinguished Chair in American Political Science. Whereas privatization is taken for granted by both conservatives and liberals in Australia, in the U.S., it remains a highly controversial project. Feeley examines differences in public reactions to prison privatization, differences in the quality of services and programming in public versus private prisons and differences in the ways in which corrections officials approach privatization in the two countries.
Location:College of Liberal Arts Building (CLA) 1.302E
URL:More about this event...
Contact:Rhonda L Evans Case | 512-232-7234
Sponsor:Clark Center for Australian & New Zealand Studies
Admission:Free
Categories:Business & Law, Lecture/talk
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