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Remaking Objects in the Classroom and the Museum: A Panel Discussion

Join us for a panel discussion between scholars, curators, and creators including Deborah Krohn (Bard Graduate Center), Jonathan Tavares (Art Institute, Chicago), and Tracy Drier, Distinguished…

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Phyllis Huffman Fresh Ideas Lecture Series: Laura Devendorf

Weaving and Counterfactual Narratives of Technical Progress Counterfactual thinking is a form of asking “what if” questions that consider how the present would have unfolded had…

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Ruth Ketterer Harris Lecture 2024: Mending in the Museum: The Professionalization of Textile Conservation

Since 1990, the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection has proudly sponsored the annual Ruth Ketterer Harris Lecture series in honor of Ruth Ketterer Harris, the collection’s first curator. We…

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Representing our diverse community through photography (audio description)

Jeff Miller and Bryce Richter, photographers from University Communications, joined us to talk about diversity and inclusion considerations in photography. Hear real stories, challenges, and…

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Career journeys and lessons learned from UX professionals (audio description)

Hear stories from UX colleagues across the university about their journeys into the field of user experience, including their education and career paths, what they like the most about the UX process…

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Phyllis Huffman Fresh Ideas Lecture Series: Ann Coddington

Professor Ann Coddington presents a lecture on the origins and history of the fiber art movement, and how the field of contemporary basketry emerged in the 1960’s. She also discusses her fiber…

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Career journeys and lessons learned from UX professionals

Hear stories from UX colleagues across the university about their journeys into the field of user experience, including their education and career paths, what they like the most about the UX process…

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4th Annual Chipstone-CDMC Undergraduate Research Fellowship Symposium

The Center for Design and Material Culture is pleased to host the fourth annual Chipstone-CDMC Undergraduate Research Fellowship Symposium on Friday, September 15 at 9AM. This fellowship program, in…

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Putting university values into action through the digital accessibility policy

Leah Bowers and Laura Grady, user experience architects with the Center for User Experience, joined the Design Community to talk about the new digital accessibility policy and how to make digital…

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The stories we tell: How narratives can make (or break) us

Kacie Lucchini Butcher, Director of the Public History Project, joined the UW Design Community event on May 17 to share her insight into the planning and design process that culminated in the Sifting…

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Design trends and metrics inspire the new face of TechNews

The topic for our April 5, 2023, Design Community session was the trends and metrics that DoIT Communications used to inspire a new design for the TechNews newsletter. Our guests Kyle Henderson and…

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Prioritizing People: Designing as Sociability

Dr. Maria Patsarika and Professor Scott Townsend’s public talk will overview their design research conducted over the last seven years primarily in Greece. With a focus on design and social…

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Shoemaking Artistry, Craftsmanship, History, and Future

Please join us for a conversation between shoemakers Amara Hark-Weber, Jesse Moore, and Sarah Madeleine T. GUERIN, and creative director and senior curator of the Bata Shoe Museum Elizabeth…

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Ruth Ketterer Harris Lecture 2023: Shoe Obsessed: Power, Identity, and the Manufacturing of Desire

Fashion is anything but frivolous. This talk will explore the economic and social implications of footwear and how mass production, market fragmentation and the commodification of identities has made…

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Best Practices for Inclusive and Diverse Photography in Higher Education

The University Photographers’ Association of America (UPAA) put out a first-of-its-kind guide around visual representation in 2022. Four UPAA members and university photographers who were…

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(original) Best Practices for Inclusive and Diverse Photography in Higher Education

The University Photographers’ Association of America (UPAA) put out a first-of-its-kind guide around visual representation in 2022. Four UPAA members and university photographers who were…

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