The first slide of the presentation with the title of the talk in red text followed by my name, username, and the hashtag #pkpbcn19. On the left is a red cartoon illustration of the Glico Running Man.

What we talk about when we talk about (our) language

PKP Conference, Barcelona, 2019

Talk given at the 2019 Public Knowledge Project Conference on addressing harmful, ableist, racist vocabulary pervasive in technology, particularly software development, and academia and scholarly publishing.

My slides as a PDF
Doing Social Justice: Thoughts on Ableist Language and Why It Matters by Rachel Cohen-Rottenberg
How Ableism Leads to Inaccessibility
A Google document of Alternatives and Substitutes for Appropriative or Problematic Language
Self-Defined dictionary maintained by Tatiana Mac