Hello, SIGDOC community—
We are writing to inform you that as of right now SIGDOC 2020 in Denton, TX is still scheduled to be held as planned (October 3-4, 2020). Even though we are seven months out from the event, we want to be transparent and active in our communication with you. The safety and well-being of all conference participants is of course our priority, and as such we are—as everyone is—following updates on the situation from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
On behalf of the SIGDOC Executive Committee, we are pleased to announce this year’s winners of the Career Advancement Research Grant:
“Ideals and Realities: Exploring Usability in Born-Digital Scholarship”—Rob Grace and Jason Tham (Texas Tech University)
“Social Media Article Visualizer Project”—Stephen Carradini (Arizona State University)
Join us in congratulating these amazing scholars and wonderful projects!
We are happy to announce the latest issue of Communication Design Quarterly (Volume 7 Issue 4) is now live. Featuring work by Sean Williams, Clay Spinuzzi, Curtis Newbold, Nupoor Ranade, Jason Swarts, Jason Tham, Dana Wilder, Cana Uluak Itchuaqiyaq, and Sahajiya Nath.
We are happy to announce the latest issue of Communication Design Quarterly (Volume 7 Issue 3) is now live:
Editorial by Book Review Editor Avery Edenfield
Game Design Documentation: Four Perspectives from Independent Game Studios
by Richard Colby and Rebekah Shultz Colby
Usability Testing for Oppression
by Joseph Bartolotta
Book Review: Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism
by Gregory Zobel
Book Review: Network Sense: Methods for Visualizing a Discipline
by Gregory Zobel
We are happy to announce the latest issue of Communication Design Quarterly (Volume 7 Issue 2) is now live:
Editorial by Derek G. Ross
Guest Editorial by Mike Albers
Testing the Difference Between Appearance and Ability Customization by Ryan Rogers and Laura Dunlow
Reducing Harm by Designing for Opioid Users’ Contexts: The Chicago Recovery Alliance’s Community-Based Context of Use and PwrdBy’s Technology-Based Context of Use by Kristen Marie Bivens
DJs, Playlists, and Community: Imagining Communication Design through Hip Hop by Victor Del Hierro
How Developers Use API Documentation: An Observation Study by Michael Meng, Stephanie Steinhardt, and Andreas Schubert
Queering Consent: Design and Sexual Consent Messaging by Avery C. Edenfield
Book Review: Rhetoric and Experience Architecture by Leslie Hankey
Dear SIGDOC Community,
I am pleased to announce the results of the ACM SIGDOC Election Results and present the newly elected SIGDOC Executive Board (for the term of 1 July 2019 – 30 June 2021.)
Recently, there has been a lot of talk about how conferences communicate their values. The SIGDOC Executive Committee and the 2019 conference committee is thinking about how the conference communicates the values of the organization and the committee. Over the
SIGDOC is pleased to announce the winner of the 2019 Rigo Award, Samantha Blackmon, Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Composition at Purdue University. The Rigo award celebrates an individual’s lifetime contribution to the field of communication design.
We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 SIGDOC Career Advancement Grants. Participatory Communication Design of Mapping Borderlands: Decolonizing Cartographic Information Design and Creating a Participatory Mapping Interface by Eda Ozyesilpinar, Ph.D. and Victor Del Hierro, Ph.D. Improving
We are happy to announce the latest issue of Communication Design Quarterly (Volume 7 Issue 1) is now live: Guest Editorial: The Revenge of Plato’s Pigs by Sarah-Beth Hopton Maps, Silence, and Standing Rock: Seeking a Visuality for the Age of Environmental