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Starting in the Fall 2021 quarter, we are implementing weekly workshops in place of softblocks + a 3-hour C+F session. The main idea is that the CDSC workshop provides a weekly venue to present/share work about once per quarter. This would be similar to C&F, but spread over the quarter; in Fall 2021, we first tried this out in place of a C+F block.

Everyone is expected to attend the workshop sessions. Everyone is also expected to sign up to present/share work each quarter.

Winter 2022: In the week you are presenting/sharing, you should circulate something for the group by EOD Thursday before your Monday slot. Like in the C&F, you are welcome to workshop a wide range of things: planning documents, draft papers, manuscripts with reviews, grant applications, job market materials, practice talks, brainstorming potential projects, etc.


Winter 2022 quarter workshops are on Mondays. Please circulate/share your work by the end of the day (in your local time) of the Thursday preceding your slot.

  • [date] - [name]: [general topic item]
  • Jan 10 - Nate: Notes on a methodological paper on the effects of measurement error in machine learning models on research.
  • Jan 17 - No Meeting (MLK Jr Day)
  • Jan 24
  • Jan 31 - St3f: Defense proposal draft.
  • Feb 7 - Floor: TBD
  • Feb 14 - Sohyeon: TBD. Either online governance literature review draft or preliminary findings for WIKIPI2.0
  • Feb 21 - Carl: TBD.
  • Feb 28 - Molly: modifiability (including concepts like right to repair) and consent in medical devices (thesis)
  • Mar 7 - Zarine: Ideological capture/disinformation in small language Wikis project
  • Mar 14 - Charlie: TBD (Dissertation Proposal 1 pagers)

Past workshops[edit]

Fall 2021[edit]

  • Oct 1 - Floor: Online labor SLR
  • Oct 8 - Nate: No Community Can Do Everything (revisions for CSCW)
  • Oct 15 - Sohyeon: Information loss project (to be WWW2022 submission)
  • Oct 22 - St3f: Coraland Citizen Science App for Families (R&R for CSCW)
  • Oct 29 - Nick V: The Theory of Critical Mass and Data Leverage
  • Nov 5 - Charlie: CSCW "Why These Rules?" submission / feedback on reviews and paper
  • Nov 12 - Sneha: Proposal for an NSF (or other) proposal on community governance
  • Nov 19 - Carl
  • Nov 26 - Thanksgiving week / no meeting
  • Dec 3 - Regina: Three dissertation ideas
  • Dec 10 - Kaylea: Reviews & Revision Planning for the Qualities of Quality systematic lit review paper