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Akustische Übersetzungen von Träumen und Tinnitus: Zur Verbindung von Sound und Dis/Ability Studies

Luisa Drews (Berlin) & Robert Stock (Berlin)

THE SOUND OF SOUND STUDIES. Jahrestagung der AG Auditive Medienkulturen und Sound Studies in der Gesellschaft für Medienwissenschaft. 8. - 10. Juli 2021. Jahrestagung 2021 der AG Auditive Medienkulturen und Sound Studies in der Gesellschaft für Medienwissenschaft, Lüneburg 

 

Extended Deadline: Call for Contributions

Assistance, Assistants and Assistive Media. Barriers and Interfaces of Digital Cultures

The research project Media of Assistance, is organising its final conference in the coming summer term: "Assistance, Assistants and Assistive Media. Barriers and Interfaces of Digital Cultures" and would like to invite you to participate.

The conference will take place between 1 and 3 July, probably online. Submissions for papers should be sent to AssistiveMedia [at] leuphana.de by 30 April.

Confirmed Keynote Speaker: Mara Mills (NYU)

All further information can be found in the call for papers: Click here for more information.

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CFP Assistance, Assistants and Assistive Media

Assistance, Assistants and Assistive Media. Barriers and Interfaces of Digital Cultures

The research project Media of Assistance, is organising its final conference in the coming summer term: "Assistance, Assistants and Assistive Media. Barriers and Interfaces of Digital Cultures" and would like to invite you to participate.

The conference will take place between 1 and 3 July, probably online. Submissions for papers should be sent to AssistiveMedia [at] leuphana.de by 18 April.

All further information can be found in the call for papers: Click here for more information.

 

 

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Diskussionsforum 17.03.2021, 18:00 Uhr

Universität und Assistenz. Assistive Medien in Lehre und Forschung

Die Universitäten in Deutschland streben danach, auf den unterschiedlichen Ebenen Chancengleichheit und Barrierefreiheit herzustellen sowie die diverse Zusammensetzung aller Statusgruppen zu fördern. Das Diskussionsforum befragt diesen inklusiven Anspruch der Hochschulen in Bezug auf assistive Medien und wird ihn mit den eingeladenen Gästen und interessierten Zuhörer*innen diskutieren.

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Online-Workshop

Assistance, Assistants and Assistive Media. Barriers and Interfaces of Digital Cultures (01-03 July 2021)

Organized by the project "Assistive Media" at Leuphana University Lüneburg.

Please register via mail: AssistiveMedia@leuphana.de 

Zoom-Workshop mit Fiona Kumari Campbell, 29.04.2021

Contours of Ableism: Challenging the Notions and Reproduction Mechanisms of Normativity and Social Capital

Prof. Dr. Fiona Kumari Campbell, FRSA, 10:00am-15:00pm (CET) Humboldt University of Berlin

Ableism is a system of processes and practices that vary according to time, context and location that forms understandings and tactics of interaction, exclusion, comportment of self as they pertain to humanisation and corresponding hierarchicalisation of life. In this talk I will discuss the complexity of ableist relations in order to refresh the conversation by drawing upon unfamiliar, non-western knowledges to open a new space and lift the dust (aggiornamento) of thinking about human devaluation and development of social capital for minoritised groups.

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18 March 2021, 6:00-7:30pm CET

Keynote: Meryl Alper

Critical Media Access Studies: Examining the Benefits and Limits of Accessibility in Mediated Spaces

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Keynote: Octavian Robinson (18.06.2021)

The Personal is Historical: Creating narratives through reciprocal processes

Octavian Robinson, Gallaudet University

18. Juni 2021, 3.00-4.30 pm CET

CFA Deadline: 15.04.2021

Disability and Video Games: Practices of En-/Disabling Modes of Digital Gaming 

Editors: Beate Ochsner & Markus Spöhrer (University of Konstanz, Germany)

Deadline for Abstracts: 15.04.2021 (300 words)Deadline for papers: 15.09.2021

Please submit your abstracts: markus.spoehrer [at] uni-konstanz.de

 

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2nd Network Meeting (17-19 March 2021)

Assistance - On the History of Assistive Ensembles

The category of assistive technologies is often discussed as a political category (Alper 2017), as they invoke connotations such as “in need of help” with respect to the respective users. At this meeting, the concept of assistance will be historically situated and questioned. The aim is to problematize the question of what meanings have been attributed to the concept of assistance in the context of dis/abilities in the history of digital media and what place the term takes in current debates about bodies with varying abilities.

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