Who: Jennifer Jenkins of Duke Law’s Center for the Study of the Public Domain
When: 12 noon – 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 9, 2007
Where: 2nd Floor Conference Rooms, Davis Library
Sponsor: UNC-CH Scholarly Communication Working Group
What: At the May brown-bag lunch meeting Jennifer Jenkins will discuss the work of the “Arts Project” at Duke’s Center for the Study of the Public Domain. This project analyzes the effects of intellectual property on cultural production and, among other things, produced Bound By Law — a comic book about copyright and creativity. She will also talk about Creative Commons and how its licenses facilitate creativity and the free availability of cultural materials. Jenkins is the director of the Center for the Study of the Public Domain and a lecturer at Duke Law School where she teaches seminars on copyright law.