Michelle H. Martin:
- NPR’s Morning Edition interviewed her for the segment, A Very Happy 50th Birthday To 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar'.
- BBC World News also interviewed her for the article, Very Hungry Caterpillar still being devoured 50 years on.
- Will give the Francelia Butler lecture at the Children's Literature Association Conference. The conference will take place this year in Indianapolis.
- Along with J. Elizabeth Mills will present their paper titled, "Welcoming Black Children into Literary Wildscapes: Wildness in African American Children's Picture Books," also at the 2019 Children's Literature Association Conference.
Jacob Wobbrock gave an invited presentation last week at Microsoft’s Ideagen Global 2030 Summit, which invites C-levels, VPs, and other executives from companies, government, and non-profits to share ideas and best practices on topics related to the United Nations’ global priorities for 2030. He spoke about Ability-Based Design, ability, and disability. After his talk, he participated in a panel discussion reflecting on his work and related ideas in technology and disability.Joe Janes published the piece in Publishers Weekly titled, ALA 2019: Thank You, Archivists, about the ALA conference that will take place in Washington D.C. and places where visitors can view some of the nation’s most treasured documents.
UW News produced a video story about Amanda Menking’s research of the gender gap in Wikipedia editors titled, The Wikipedia gender gap. The article is based on her CHI 2019 paper, People Who Can Take It: How Women Wikipedians Negotiate and Navigate Safety. Also cited in the piece is Wanda Pratt who is one of the study’s co-authors, along with Ingrid Erickson.