As much as digital technology has increased access to knowledge and enabled new voices to be heard, it has also reinforced existing inequalities and discriminatory power structures. Nearly half of the world’s population is disadvantaged by restricted access to digital technology, and research has routinely shown that internet algorithms privilege certain kinds of users and content while marginalizing others.
Join us for a discussion with Jill Bradbury (RIT), Amrita Sen (Univ. Calcutta), and Stefan Kucharczyk (ARTiculate Education) about the digital divide and digital bias, and how they affect new media adaptations of classic literature and drama. How can we confront these issues and create digital adaptations that are as accessible, inclusive, and globally representative as possible?
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