TASHCA, iSchool are headed to #ALAMW2019

ALA Midwinter 2019

January 18, 2019

TASCHA and the rest of the Information School is gearing up for ALA Midwinter here in Seattle from Jan. 25 – 29. If you’re headed to the conference, keep your eyes out for all ot the iSchool panelists. We’re excited for the list of speakers, including former Dean Harry Bruce, TASCHA Director Chris Coward, and…

TASCHA at Global Election Technology Summit

May 17, 2017

TASCHA’s Chris Rothschild will be presenting Thursday, May 18th at the Global Election Technology Summit. Along with James Long and Nic Weber, University of Washington faculty members collaborating on the Data for Democracy project, the presentation, “‘Push, Pull, Spill’: Election Data and Citizen Engagement in a Global Context,” will focus on the election processes and data in…

Brown bag lunch event with a Director of AfLIA

April 26, 2017

We hope that you will join us for a brown bag lunch event with Dr. Buhle Mbambo-Thata of AfLIA (African Library and Information Association and Institutions) from South Africa, where she will discuss AfLIA and how the library field in Africa is evolving with ICTs and other initiatives. She will also discuss libraries in general…

Event: TASCHA at the iSchool Research Fair

March 6, 2017

TASCHA researchers will be presenting their ongoing work at the annual iSchool research fair on March 9th, 6:30-8:00pm in the HUB South Ballroom. With topics ranging from the future of libraries to the development of a information literacy curriculum for mobile users, the fair is a chance to speak with researchers about the many ways TASCHA is…

TASCHA to attend iConference 2017

March 1, 2017

TASCHA researchers will be in Wuhan, China for the annual 2017 iConference taking place March 22-25. The TASCHA team will once again join scholars and researchers from around the world concerned with critical information issues in contemporary society to collaborate, share, and explore.  The TASCHA team will also be both presenting on our ongoing A2I project and leading…

Event: TASCHA’s Maria Garrido discusses MOOCs for development

February 27, 2017

TASCHA’s Maria Garrido will be speaking at the University of Washington’s Change group on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 12pm in room CSE 203. The advent of Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) boded major shifts in alternative education across the globe; suddenly anyone with access to the internet could take a course from a world-leading university, usually…

Event: Come meet TASCHA

October 25, 2016

Are you interested in the effects of technology on economic and social development? Do you wonder if smartphones will replace PCs? Interested in the role libraries play in community development? Curious about questions that can be addressed through big data? Passionate about digital inclusion & literacy, access to technology, communication, and information resources? Well, we…

Event: Towards a Mobile Information Literacy framework

May 12, 2016

iSchool PhD candidate and Technology & Social Change Group’s (TASCHA) Sheryl Day will be presenting at an iSchool Research Conversation about our Mobile Information Literacy work in Myanmar.

Event: Joyojeet Pal on Twitter and Political Rebranding in the Global South: The Case of Narendra Modi

April 15, 2016

Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA) alum & current assistant professor at University of Michigan Joyojeet Pal will be back in Seattle for a few days in April. While he’s here, he will be giving a talk about uses of social media in “Global South” politics. Save the date, and see below for more details. We hope you’ll join us for this brown bag lunch discussion!

Information Symposium to address challenges presented by Myanmar’s digital revolution & democratic transition

January 22, 2016

On January 28-29th, 2016, TASCHA and our partners at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies (JSIS), Myanmar Book Aid and Preservation Foundation (MBAPF), and Enlightened Myanmar Research (EMR) will hold an Information Symposium in Yangon, Myanmar.