Patricia Bérubé, a 4th-year PhD candidate in the Cultural Mediations doctoral program, is featured as one of five Inspiring Student Leaders Making a Difference in Their Communities in a Carleton Story marking International Women’s Day:
Accessibility of visual art is a focus of PhD candidate Patricia Bérubé’s research. She started by exploring tactile translations of paintings to improve accessibility for visually impaired museum visitors in her master’s program. As part of her PhD in Cultural Mediations, Bérubé is adding an audio component to help these visitors experience art in their own terms and with autonomy.
You can read the full story here and find out about Patricia’s research on her Cultural Mediations profile.