There's a Meme for That: How Fair Use Helps Keep It Legal

Friday, Mar 1, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Success kid meme with text: "Fair Use? I got this!"

What's in a meme? What is a meme? From the Greek mimeme, this type of expression and imitation has given birth to an entire category of popular re-mix culture that is the Internet meme. 

Explore the rich history of memes from the early LOLcat of 1905 to "Success Kid" (shown) and beyond. Learn how to navigate the four factors of fair use so that you can create new content while keeping it legal. 

This session is taught by Scholarly Communication Librarian Jennifer Chan

Light Refreshments will be available. RSVPs are requested but not required.