Rebecca Parker

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Rebecca
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Parker
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I hold a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature and Social Sciences as well as a Digital Studies certificate from the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg. I am a current master's student in the Digital Humanities and Textual Studies Program at Loyola University Chicago. The interdisciplinary nature of Digital Humanities is at the core of my undergraduate and graduate work. The combination of history, psychology, and sociology as part of my Social Sciences undergraduate major contributed to my interest in developing digital projects that serve marginalized populations. In the past three years, I have been developing my skills in digital curation and edition making as well as collaborative digital pedagogy, open access digital methods, and community advocacy for digital accessibility.

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DIGITAL ACCESSIBILITY: ASSESSING, AMENDING, AND ADVANCING DIGITAL CONTENT FOR ALL conference flyer featuring the conference logo -- a computer monitor that reads "ACCESS IS FOR EVERYONE". The monitor has tubular, wire-like appendages some leading to sensory related icons. The remaining flyer text is reiterated in the body of this post.

CFP - Digital Accessibility: Assessing, Amending, and Advancing Digital Content for All

December 18 2017 to January 15 2018
Call for Papers
How can we build digital resources that incorporate accessible, universal design principles from start to finish? How can existing websites and projects be re-examined and remediated to incorporate these principles? And how do institutions move forward towards a future where accessibility is...
DIGITAL ACCESSIBILITY: ASSESSING, AMENDING, AND ADVANCING DIGITAL CONTENT FOR ALL conference logo -- a computer monitor that reads "ACCESS IS FOR EVERYONE". The monitor has tubular, wire-like appendages with some leading to sensory related icons.

Digital Accessibility: Assessing, Amending, and Advancing Digital Content for All

February 23 2018
Event
How can we build digital resources that incorporate accessible, universal design principles from start to finish? How can existing websites and projects be re-examined and remediated to incorporate these principles? And how do institutions move forward towards a future where accessibility is...
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