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“Free Speech Dialogues” Examines Inflammatory Speech

Event: "Free Speech Dialogues," featuring former American Civil Liberties Union director, National Public Radio correspondent and civil rights expert. Free and open to the public. When: Tuesday, Sept. 27, 7-9 p.m. Where: The University of Texas at Austin, Graduate School of Business Building (GSB) Room 2.124. A map is available online. Background: "Free Speech Dialogues"…   » Continue Reading

NPR’s Burnett Moderates “The War Next Door: Reporting Mexico, Drugs and the Border”

Event: NPR correspondent John Burnett, who earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from The University of Texas at Austin in 1978, will lead a panel discussion about reporting Mexico's drug war — how journalists are coping with one of the most dangerous assignments in the world. Panelists include: Cecilia Balli, University of Texas at Austin…   » Continue Reading

Juárez Mayor Reyes Ferriz to Speak at Forum on Mexico and U.S. Border Violence, April 12

Event: "Ciudad Juárez: Caught in the Crossfire" When: Monday, April 12, 2:30 p.m. Where: Santa Rita Room, Texas Union, 3.502 Background: A panel will discuss the wave of violence that has affected Ciudad Juárez and the impact it has for citizen security on both sides of the U.S. and Mexico border.