Talks will be held in TSRB 118 Auditorium.

If we need to switch to a virtual meeting, they will be held on Teams. For virtual please accept the meeting invitation to access the meeting.

You can access past DM talks here: Fall22 | Spring22 | Fall21 

Fall  2023

Date Speaker  Topic/Title Location

Aug. 28

MS & PhD students

Summer internship presentations

TSRB 118 Auditorium

Sep. 11

Ryan Scheiding (De)colonial Difficulties in JRPGs: Collective Memory & (Post)colonialism in Atelier Ryza

TSRB 118 Auditorium

Sep. 18

Hartmut Koenitz

Understanding Interactive Digital Narratives

TSRB 118 Auditorium

Srp. 25

Noura Howell & Sumita Sharma

Teaching AI Ethics and AI Literacy in Atlanta, Finland, and India

TSRB 118 Auditorium

Oct 2d

Richmond Wong

Creating Ethics Infrastructures for Design

TSRB 118 Auditorium

Oct 16

TBD Computational Craft Roundtable (exact topic and participants TBD)

TSRB 118 Auditorium

Oct 23

Ajit Pillai (visiting researcher with Richmond Wong) TBA (likely on UX and ethics)

TSRB 118 Auditorium

Oct 30

André Brock STS as Sociocultural Informatics

TSRB 118 Auditorium

Nov 6

Jay Bolter


TSRB 118 Auditorium

Nov 13

Joycelyn Wilson


TSRB 118 Auditorium

Nov 27

Milka Trajkova Job Talk Practice

TSRB 118 Auditorium

Spring  2023

Date Speaker  Topic/Title Location

Jan. 23

Brian Magerko

Welcome & Publication strategies

TSRB 118 Auditorium

Jan. 30

Erin Truesdell

Designing Alternative Controllers for Collaborative Play

TSRB 118 Auditorium

Feb. 6

Claire Stricklin

Party Mascot: Experimental Prop Design for Streaming Actual Plays

TSRB 118 Auditorium

Feb. 13

Terra Gasque

Transgressive Narratives: Queering Interactive Digital Narratives

TSRB 118 Auditorium

Feb. 20


Pedro Silva

Beyond Mimetic Gestures: Navigating Parameterized Stories in VR


Feb. 27


Allie Teixeira Riggs & Rachel Donley Red [Redacted] Theatre: Teaching Queer History through Immersive Puzzle Interaction

Virtual Only

TSRB 118 Auditorium

Mar. 6

Daniel Phelps Augmented Intermediate Layers: Subversively Advancing Augmented Reality in our Culture Without Wearables

TSRB 118 Auditorium

Mar. 13

Brandi Pettijohn Habituation in Visual Culture

TSRB 118 Auditorium

Mar. 27


Jihan Sherman

African American Craftswomen and Stories Crafted for Design

TSRB 423

TSRB 118 Auditorium 

Apr. 3

Michael Nitsche

VR Use for AMD Patients and Their Doctors

TSRB 118 Auditorium

Apr. 10

Takeria Blunt Designing 'Futuring' Learning Experiences with and for Black Women in Computing

Virtual only

Apr. 17

Pizza Party! Come to TSRB Auditorium to celebrate the end of our Spring 2023 DM Talks

TSRB 118 Auditorium (In person only)