Jan 28

Talk and Workshop: Abolition & Computer Science Education

Virtual (Register for link)

As part of the Abolition & ______ series co-hosted by the Barnard CSC, ERC, and DHC, we are excited to host this talk and coding workshop on abolition in computer science education.

In this workshop, Stephanie Jones and natalie araujo melo's will review their recent paper We Tell These Stories to Survive: Towards Abolition in Computer Science Education to illuminate connections between abolition and computing education. They aim to highlight how computing itself isn't neutral, and how what we think and teach within the computing field shapes what we produce. They will also discuss the potential role(s) technology plays in abolition, and walk attendees through examples of everyday tech and the software underpinnings.

Led by Stephanie Jones and natalie araujo melo, PhD students at in the Computer Science and Learning Science Program at Northwestern University.

This workshop is planned to take place online. A link to join via Zoom will be sent to registrants shortly before the event.

We look forward to seeing you there!


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