More options (events, readings, videos, etc.) are listed in this document. You are also welcome to write an extra credit post about any of the D&T Resource Suggestions or Medical Bias Clips.
Options from Class Agendas:
- Week 14: Finals etc.
- Global Indigenous Lands Map shows the known indigenous lands for indigenous peoples on several continents.
- “Nothing About Us Without Us is a phrase widely used within the disability community that might apply to many marginalized communities.
- Forensic Architecture uses 3D, VR, and other new media technologies to reconstruct instances of mass injustice.
- Week 12-13: Vihara, Soul of Reason, NYU TLT Learning Experience Design, Green Zone, Intro to LGBTQ+
- The Geography of the Foreclosure Crisis and the Importance of Location (Social Science Research Network)
- Researchers Spot Origins of Stereotyping in AI Language Technologies (NYU News)
- Standing Against Racial Injustices: Commanding Our Voices, Part 1 (CMD-IT)
- Any links shared by speakers in Sessions 24, 25, or 26.
- Week 11: NYU Institutional Research, Soul of Reason, etc.
- Keep going with your data visualization of NYU Institutional Research data and turn it into an interactive. You can any environment you like, including Tableau, Google Data Studio, Google Colaboratory, etc. If you like, you can turn this into your final project.
- Discuss the definition of race and ethnicity used by universities: NCES.Ed.gov Definitions for New Race and Ethnicity Categories
- Week 10: Performance, Games, etc.
- Mapping Inequality: Redlining in New Deal America (Univ. of Virginia digitized maps and data): “HOLC’s department of Research and Statistics drew upon its network of realtors, developers, lenders, and appraisers to create a neighborhood-by-neighborhood assessment of more than 200 cities in the country. These assessments included demographic data, economic reports, and the color-coded Security Maps later deemed infamous as instruments of ‘redlining.’”
- Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil by Hannah Arendt (Penguin, 1963). You can skim or read the book online through NYU Libraries.
- Unmasking Administrative Evil by Adams and Balfour (Sage Publications, 1998). You can load the book through NYU Libraries, then take a look at the summary and skim or read the chapters.
- Week 9: Election Tech, Remote Work Tech, Environmental Advocacy Tech, etc.
- Election night marks the end of one phase of campaign 2020 – and the start of another (Pew Research data piece)
- Additional election tech links in the Jamboard spreadsheet
- Save Lamu / DeCOALonize links:
- “Lamu Old Town under Increased Pressure from Proposed Mega Infrastructure Development” (pp. 153-155 of World Heritage Watch 2020)
- Complaint regarding the International Finance Corporation’s investments in Kenya Commercial Bank and Co-Operative Bank of Kenya (Accountability Counsel)
- Arlene’s Remote Sensing Notes for Natural Justice (used to compile Fig. 2 in the World Heritage Watch Report)
- Week 8: Tandon Diversity, Kenya Citizen Media, etc.
- College Students Aren’t on Campus. Their Missing Votes Could Make a Difference. (New York Times)
- ENERGY DEMOCRACY: Honoring the Past and Investing in a New Energy Economy (Race Forward)
- Allissa Richardson thinks it’s time to shatter a few myths about citizen journalism (Harvard Nieman Lab)
- How tech is putting the needs of impoverished Kenyans on the map (PBS)
- Week 7: Midterms etc.
- Analyze the Asian American Racial Justice Toolkit in the context of diversity and technology.
- TESA Collective makes board games for solidarity. Explore their site and blog, then discuss if you think they succeed in this mission.
- How does Google’s monopoly hurt you? Try these searches.(Washington Post)
- Week 6: More Public Tech, Midterm Prep
- Introduction to Spiral to the Stars: Mvskoke Tools of Futurity by Laura Harjo. The section Methodological Trajectory (pp. 14-26) talks about the technologies, and the limitations of using these technologies, deployed for preserving Mvskoke (Muskogee) tribal land.
- Week 5: Public & Transportation Tech, etc.
- Tribal Transportation Planning and Pedestrian Safety panel by America Walks.
- Transportation Research Board Webinar: Human Trafficking and Mobility of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
- Week 4: Medical Tech, etc.
- YouTube & Privacy
- Child Safety on YouTube (August 2019)
- Upcoming Changes to kids content on YouTube (November 2019, enacted January 2020 according to Verge.com)
- HHS.gov’s 1986 video on the Belmont Report, posted on YouTube
- Additional Videos, from TED
- Oxford moves to protect students from China’s Hong Kong security law (The Guardian)
- Ending the Hyde Amendment Would Help Stanch Healthcare Oppression for Women of Color [Op-Ed] (Colorlines)
- Watch the companion segment to the ICE Whistleblower piece we watched in Session #9, “Belly of the Beast”: Survivors of Forced Sterilizations in California’s Prisons Fight for Justice. Other segments related to this episode are listed in the Extra Credit opportunities Google doc.
- YouTube & Privacy
- Week 3: Workplace, Microaggressions, Medical, etc.
- Five Years of Tech Diversity Reports—and Little Progress (WIRED)
- Taking a Tandon Makerspace training. The new training protocol is more complex during the pandemic, so I’d be interested to know about your experience.
- Democracy Now! discussion with Harriet Washington on COVID vaccine trials
- Take a deeper dive into the folder of Microaggressions materials.
- Anti-racism defined (Alberta Civil Liberties Research Center)
- Types of Racism (Smithsonian NMAAHC)
- Week 2: Literacies, Codes, Workplace, etc.
- Explainer: what does it mean to be ‘cisgender’? (The Conversation)
- What is a Microaggression? (NPR)
- Take a deeper dive into the Mercer’s Women & Minorities Report
- Take a deeper dive into the World Economic Forum: Global Gender Gap report
- Take a deeper dive into the Gates Foundation Goalkeepers report
- Week 1: Intros, Salient Social Identities, Literacies, etc.
- This recent National Public Radio piece on workplace diversity. We will discuss workplace diversity in a future session.
- This piece on cyber literacy. It’s a marketing piece (apologies, this is why I saved it as a PDF), but it makes some interesting points.
- SSIs and Self-Stereotyping article from American Psychological Association
- UNESCO’s site on Media and Information Literacy.
- NYU Office of Global Inclusion. Discuss this site in the context of technology. You can also take a look at OGI’s Anti-Racism Resources.