Program

The full conference program will be available in April 2023. Stay tuned for updates and major events in the meantime.

Keynote

Sasha Costanza-Chock

Photo of Sasha Costanza-Chock sitting on a rainbow bench

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 OneProject.org 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 (designjustice.org). 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 and their diverse, interdisciplinary perspectives to broader audiences. Read their collaborative book review.