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All News​​

  • April 24, 2024: Attending CSST Summer Research Institute from June 17 to 21, 2024. 

  • March 30, 2024: One paper on the politics of data annotation and colonial knowledge practices in the Global South has been accepted at FAccT 2024!

  • March 22, 2024: One paper on religious minority communitys' experience of using social media platforms has been accepted at CSCW 2024!

  • March 15, 2024: Our work in progress paper, "Religion, Faith and Spirituality, Secularism, and Disciplinary Paradigms," has been accepted at Northeast HCI Meeting.

  • January 18, 2024: Two papers have been accepted at CHI 2024!

  • January 17, 2024: Inclusion in design; Social, Ethical, and Legal Issues in Computing Lecture Series

  • October 11, 2023: Paper on a communal violence dataset has been accepted to the EMNLP 2023 workshop on Bangla Language Processing.

  • October 4, 2023: Paper on Islamophobic content mitigation online has been accepted to TSC.

  • [Upcoming workshop organization] October 14, 2023: Pluralism at CSCW. Submit!

  • September 19, 2023: Wrote a blog post on the value alignment in AI. Read from here.

  • June 20-22, 2023: Organizing and attending the Absolutely Interdisciplinary workshop at SRI, UofT.

  • June 11-15, 2023: Attending HCIC 2023 in Wisconsin.

  • May 01, 2023: Guest lecturing for CS4 Social Good at the University of Washington, Seattle. 

  • April 26, 2023: Participating as a panelist in the "Many Worlds of AI: Intercultural Approaches to the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence" conference. Consider attending the panel titled, "Confronting AI at the Margin: Conflicts around Faith, Hope, and Identity in Bangladesh".

  • Nov 10 and 17, 2022: Presenting our paper, "Situating Public Speaking: The Politics and Poetics of the Digital Islamic Sermons in Bangladesh" at CSCW 2022.

  • Sept 10, 2022: Teaching the graduate course INF1339 (Introduction to Computational Thinking) in the School of Information at UofT.

  • August 05, 2022: [Upcoming talk] Speaking in the iSchool at Syracuse University.

  • July 8, 2022: Serving as an AC at the Understanding People (Qualitative Studies) subcommittee in CHI 2023. Submit!

  • July 1, 2022: Guest edited the ACM Interactions special issue on spirituality in design. The issue is online now.

  • June 17, 2022: Attending FAccT CRAFT 2022 on Big Data and AI in Global South with the proposal paper, "Uncertainty in AI Technologies: Trust, Fairness, and Justice of AI Technology Platforms in the Global South."

  • June 06, 2022: Received the Schwartz Reisman Institute graduate fellowship!

  • March 18, 2022: Workshop proposal on big data and AI in Global South has been accepted to the ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency (FAccT 2022)!

  • April 30 - May 06, 2022: [Upcoming travel: CHI 2022 at New Orleans] I will present a paper, co-organize a workshop, and work as a student volunteer at CHI 2022.

  • March 22, 2022: [Upcoming talk] Speaking at Cornell Information Science Graduate Seminar Series.

  • February 11, 2022: Position paper accepted to the CHI 2022 workshop, integrating religion, faith, and spirituality in HCI! In this paper, we present a system for moderating online contents to detect and mitigate Islamophobic posts.

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