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Fwd: [DHSI] Test the Transgender Media Portal!

  • ———- Forwarded message ———
    From: Laura Horak <LauraHorak@cunet.carleton.ca>
    Date: Mon, Apr 15, 2024 at 6:15 PM
    Subject: [DHSI] Test the Transgender Media Portal!
    To: Institute@lists.uvic.ca <institute@lists.uvic.ca>

    Hi everyone,

    I would be grateful if you could forward this invitation to anyone you know
    who might be interested!

    Best,

    Laura

    *PAID USABILITY TEST FOR TRANS, QUEER, BIPOC, AND DISABLED PEOPLE*

    Be part of the “Trans Mediascapes” research project based at Carleton
    University!

    Are you based in Canada or the United States, age 16 or over, and…

    – Trans, Two Spirit, nonbinary, intersex, gender nonconforming, queer?
    – Black, Indigenous, racialized, a person of colour?
    – Deaf, disabled, neurodivergent?
    – Use assistive technologies like screen readers, screen magnification,
    ZoomText, OS Magnification, alternative navigation, switch system
    (including eye gaze and sip and puff), on-screen keyboard, Dragon
    NaturallySpeaking, voice control, or voice access?
    – Any of the above?

    *Help us test the Transgender Media Portal! *

    A new website for discovering films and videos made by trans, Two Spirit,
    nonbinary, intersex, and gender-nonconforming artists.

    Created by students and professors at the Transgender Media Lab at Carleton
    University in Ottawa, Ontario.

    Valid responses receive a *CA$75 gift card*!

    Estimated time: approximately 45 minutes

    *Click here to apply!*
    (https://carletonu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_79b3XHPywdu1yaW)

    This research has been cleared by Carleton University Research Ethics Board
    A, Clearance #108914. Should you have any ethical concerns with the study,
    please contact the REB Chair, Carleton University Research Ethics Board-A
    (by phone: 613-520-2600 ext. 2517 or by email: ethics@carleton.ca).

    Laura Horak (she/her)

    Director of the Transgender Media Lab (https://carleton.ca/transmedialab/)
    and Transgender Media Portal (https://www.transgendermediaportal.org/)

    Associate Professor of Film Studies

    School for Studies of Art and Culture

    Carleton University | Unceded Algonquin territory

    Co-curator of *Cinema’s First Nasty Women* – available now from Kino Lorber
    (https://kinolorber.com/product/cinemas-first-nasty-women-blu-ray)!

    Book a time to meet with me at: https://calendly.com/laura-horak
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