This April, three Language and Technology Lab Graduate Fellows will be participating in events and public series at the intersection of language, technology, and disability, discussing their research and sharing their insight. Each event is taking place online and is open to the public!
On April 23 from 5:00-6:30pm EDT, Graduate Fellow Crystal Lee and Damien Patrick William will participate in a fireside chat entitled “Disability Justice & Crip Technoscience: Racism & Ableism in AI & the Future of Technology,” hosted by the Autistic Women & Nonbinary Network (AWN). Register via Eventbrite for the event, which will be on Zoom and Facebook livestream.
On April 29 at 12:30pm EST, Tim Loh will be presenting a lightening talk at the Kevorkian Center (New York University) entitled “Access and Allyship: Deaf-Hearing Relations in a Jordanian Facebook Group.” Details and registration information for Tim’s talk can be found here.
On April 30 from 15:00-17:00 BST, Di Wu will present at the University of Cambridge’s Department of History and Philosophy of Science Histories of Artificial Intelligence research seminar, which has awarded Di a Research and Collaboration Award to support her oral history project on the hidden labor of persons with disabilities in China’s AI industry. Congratulations, Di! Please contact the seminar leaders for registration information.