Workshop Speaker Highlight: Rebecca Rouse
Dr. Rebecca Rouse will speak on Immersive Technologies, Empathy, And Social Change at the CHCI Workshop, “The Power of Immersive Stories.” . Rebecca Rouse, PhD, is a Senior Lecturer in Media Arts, Aesthetics and Narration in the School of Informatics at the University of Skövde, Sweden. Rouse’s research focuses on theoretical, critical, and design production work with storytelling for new technologies, such as augmented and mixed reality. Rouse designs and develops projects across museums, cultural heritage sites, interactive installations, and theatrical performance, all with the thread of investigating and inventing new modes of storytelling. This design work dovetails with Rouse’s research in design methods, media theory, and the history of technology. Twitter: @Rebecca__Rouse
The annual CHCI Workshop will be April 15-16, 2021 (10AM-4PM), as an online event. The workshop is free and open to the public. You can register on the workshop website.