Event Highlights

  • Games of Humanity | 2018 Spring Semester

    Can gaming be a tool to promote equal representation, inclusivity, and social justice? Games for Humanity provided the participants a chance to have fun while reflecting on global inequality, the gender pay gap, and racism through board games, video games, and trivia.

    Konrad Krawczyk '19, Esther Zhirui Yao '20, Emilio Madrazo '20 and Lina Mishachkovska '21 coordinated the event.

  • More Information, Less Diversity? The Problems with Digital Media and How We Can Fix Them | 2018 Spring Semester

    More Information, Less Diversity?” was a talk by Kecheng Fang (方可成), a former political journalist at Southern Weekly, and founder of the newsletter - Newslab(新闻实验室). The speaker addressed how algorithm-based recommendations, cognitive bias, and the digital media business models impact our awareness of diversity issues and understanding of minority groups. He also identified strategies for diversifying one’s personal media consumption, and improving the information ecosystem that surrounds each individual.