Spring 2019


Winter 2019

January 10, 2020 Alexandra Papoutsaki
Pomona College
Eye Tracking Tools for Research on Individuals and Teams Abstract/Bio
January 24, 2020 Daniel M. Russell
The Joy of Search: Adventures in Teaching Online Research Skills (And Why That’s Important for Software Engineering)
January 31, 2020 Katherine Isbister
UC Santa Cruz
Playful Social Engineering: Technology for Being Together Abstract/Bio
February 7, 2020 Ruha Benjamin
Princeton University
A New Jim Code? Race, Carceral Technoscience, and Liberatory Imagination in Everyday Life Abstract/Bio
February 21, 2020 Antero Garcia
Stanford University
Worldmaking in the Pudding Court: Acculturation, Collaboration, and Power in Tabletop Roleplaying Games Abstract/Bio
February 28, 2020 Bo Ruberg
UC Irvine
The Queer Games Avant-Garde: How LGBTQ Game Makers Are Reimagining the Medium of Video Games Abstract/Bio
March 6, 2020 Andrew T. Campbell
Dartmouth College
Future of Mental Health Sensing – Call to Arms
March 13, 2020 Kavita Philip
UC Irvine
At Once Comprehensive and Minute: South Asian Data’s Long Twentieth Century

Fall 2018

October 4, 2019 André van der Hoek, Ph.D.
Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences, UC Irvine
State of the Department Abstract/Bio
October 11, 2019 Megan Finn, Ph.D.
University of Washington
We Are All Well: A Partial History of Public Information Infrastructures after Disasters Abstract/Bio
October 18, 2019 Veronica Paredes, Ph.D.
Staying in Place, Surviving Networks: Coalition and Collaboration in Communities of Feminist Digital Media Abstract/Bio
November 1, 2019 Gillian Hayes, Ph.D.
UC Irvine
Inclusive and Engaged Research Abstract/Bio
November 8, 2019 Yasmin B. Kafai, ED.
University of Pennsylvania
Engineering Failure for Learning: Debugging by Design Abstract/Bio
November 15, 2019 Theresa Jean Tanenbaum, Ph.D.
UC Irvine
Building a Future for Theatrical Play: Designing for Expressive Participatory Mixed Reality Performance Abstract/Bio
November 22, 2019 Soraya Murray, Ph.D.
UC Santa Cruz
In This Game That We’re Playing: George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four and Video Games Abstract/Bio
December 6, 2019
The Future of Informatics Research: A Showcase of Scholarship from Informatics Doctoral Candidates Abstract/Bio