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 Abstract/Bio

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