Reimagining Access: Inclusive Technology for Archives & Special Collections

Thu, February 11, 2021, 1pm
hosted by Maggie Hendrie

The ArtCenter Library, Interaction Design Department, and Designmatters invite you to a symposium exploring how designers can work with people with disabilities to improve the user experience and accessibility of digital archives. The event is held in conjunction with a studio class exploring ways to make digital archives more accessible.

Speakers include:

Jasmine Clark, digital scholarship librarian, Temple University

Michelle Ganz, archivist at History Factory

Elizabeth Guffey, professor of Art and Design History and head of the MA Program in Art History at the State University of New York, Purchase College

Josh Halstead, assistant professor, ArtCenter College of Design

Sara Hendren, artist, design researcher, writer and professor at Olin College of Engineering

Crystal Lee, PhD candidate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dr. Jeffrey Swada, director of the Undergraduate Food Science Program and the liaison to the Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities within the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Michigan State University

Dr. Lydia Tang, archivist of the Stephen O. Murray and Keelung Hong Special Collections at Michigan State University

Sara White, disability rights activist and archivist