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Welcome to the 21st Allied Media Conference!

This year we have gone VIRTUAL! AMC kicks-off Thursday July 23rd!

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We are excited to host 24 Virtual Network Gatherings this year. Network gatherings are taking place before and after conference and many are INVITE ONLY, those that are open to new guests will be updated in Sched. To learn more about Network Gatherings go here.

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Saturday, July 25 • 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Cripping the Podcast

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How can disability arts and culture inform podcasting? In this interactive workshop, members of the Critical Design Lab will show how to incorporate consideration of disability and access in every part of a podcast, from choosing interviewees, creating a workflow, devising questions, designing show notes, creating transcripts, designing graphics and image descriptions, designing introductory segments and audio descriptions, and moving beyond the audio format to multi-modal podcast episodes.


Aimi Hamraie

Critical Design Lab
Aimi Hamraie is director of the Critical Design Lab and host of the Contra* podcast. They are also author of Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability (University of Minnesota Press, 2017).
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Kevin Gotkin

Visiting Assistant Professor, Critical Design Lab/New York University
Dr. Kevin Gotkin is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Media, Culture, & Communication at NYU, where his research examines disability and media in the U.S. in the late 20th century. He is a Co-Founder of Disability/Arts/NYC.

Josh Halstead

Josh Halstead is a graphic designer and an MA candidate in disability studies at CUNY. In addition to teaching graphic and user experience at UC Berkeley Extension, he is a board member at the Center for Independent Living in Berkeley and member of the AIGA Diversity & Inclusion Task... Read More →

Jarah Moesch

Critical Design Lab /Rensselaer Polytechnic University
Jarah Moesch (MFA, PhD) is an artist-scholar whose work explores issues of justice through the design, production, and acquisition of embodied knowledges, and then develops new models for justice to imagine new worlds. Jarah holds an MFA in Integrated Media Arts from Hunter College... Read More →

Kelsie Acton

Critical Design Lab/University of Alberta
Kelsie Acton is a neurodivergent PhD candidate working on SSHRC funded research examining accessibility and timing in disability dance. Her choreography has been supported by the Canada Council for the Arts and the Alberta Foundation for the Arts.

Saturday July 25, 2020 2:30pm - 4:00pm EDT