Hello! We’re excited to announce an upcoming series of reading group sessions over the next few weeks to discuss a variety of papers related to design, ethics, dark patterns, and more! This is a fantastic opportunity to learn and exchange insights with other researchers and students who share an interest in these topics.

Whether you are a researcher, designer, a student, or simply someone with a keen interest in these areas, you are invited to join us for our upcoming discussions. Our meetings will be held in a safe and friendly environment, where everyone is welcome to share their thoughts and ideas.

Upcoming Sessions

(All times are listed in EST)

March 10th – 11:30 AM – Register here!
Papers for this week: Ethical Mediation in UX Practice and Tactics of Soft Resistance in User Experience Professionals’ Values Work

March 17 – 10:00 AM – Register here!
Paper for this week: Identity Claims that Underlie Ethical Awareness and Action and Cultivating Ethics – A perspective from practice

March 24 – 10:00 AM – Register here!
Paper for this week: What Kind of Work Do “Asshole Designers” Create? Describing Properties of Ethical Concern on Reddit and Privacy Legislations as Business Risks: How GDPR and CCPA Are Represented in Technology Company’s Investment Risk Disclosures

TBD – 10:00 AM – Register here!
Paper for this week: “It’s More of a Mindset Than a Method”: UX Practitioners’ Conception of Design Methods and Moving from value sensitive design to virtuous practice design

Our list of future readings!

Please feel free to reach out to for more details (or to suggest a reading)!