The HASTAC 2023 Conference schedule is now available! Times and activities listed below are subject to change.

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All attendees must be registered for the conference. For detailed information about conference rates, venue, travel, and accommodations, please see our Registration page.


Thursday, June 8

9:00am Registration opens
(Note: For those staying at Emerson Place, conference registration will be open on the afternoon of June 7 from 12-5pm in the Student Union. For late arrival, please go directly to Emerson Place—135 Emerson Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11205—and call the conference assistant on duty at 718-715-3239.)

1:30pm – 5:30pm Concurrent sessions (papers, panels/roundtables, workshops) with a break between

Opening Reception

5:30pm Exhibition Opening & Reception
Join us for an reception in the Student Union celebrating the opening of the conference and the exhibition in the Steuben Gallery (Design Center). Refreshments will be served at this opening reception. The exhibition will remain open through the duration of the conference.

7:00pm Registration closes

Friday, June 9

8:30am Registration opens

8:45am Breakfast and coffee

9:30am – 12:15pm Concurrent sessions (papers, short talks, and panels/roundtables) with a break between

12:15pm Lunch

1:30pm – 5:30pm Concurrent sessions (papers, short talks, and panels/roundtables) with breaks between


5:30pm Sasha Costanza-Chock (Memorial Hall)

Sasha Costanza-Chock (she/they/ella/elle) is a researcher and designer who works to support community-led processes that build shared power, dismantle the matrix of domination, and advance ecological survival. They are a nonbinary trans* femme. Sasha is known for their work on networked social movements, transformative media organizing, and design justice. Sasha is presently the Head of Research & Sensemaking at and Associate Professor at Northeastern University’s College of Arts, Media, & Design. Sasha is also a Faculty Associate with the Berkman-Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University and a member of the Steering Committee of the Design Justice Network ( They are the author of two books and numerous journal articles, book chapters, and other research publications. Sasha’s latest book, Design Justice: Community-Led Practices to Build the Worlds We Need, was published by the MIT Press in 2020.

Throughout the Spring 2022 semester, around a dozen HASTAC Scholars engaged in a collaborative book review of Design Justice, modeling what a community of practice might look like in the academy and bringing their diverse, interdisciplinary perspectives to broader audiences. Read their collaborative book review.

5:30pm Registration closes

Photo of Sasha Costanza-Chock sitting on a rainbow bench

Saturday, June 10

8:30am Registration opens

8:45am Breakfast and coffee

9:30am – 11:00am Concurrent sessions (papers, short talks, panels/roundtables)

11:00am Break

11:15am – 12:15pm Concurrent sessions (performances, screenings, games, and interactive installations)

12:15pm Lunch

1:30pm – 5:00pm Concurrent sessions (workshops) with a break between

3:00pm Registration closes


5:00pm HASTAC 2023 Festival
The HASTAC 2023 festival celebrates creative and socially-engaged work from academics, artists, and community members. In addition to the exhibition in the Steuben Gallery, the festival will feature a poster hour (5:30-6:30pm) and interactive installations throughout the Design Center.

7:00pm Exhibition closes

Detailed Schedule