Authors | Casey Boyle

Casey Boyle is Associate Professor in the Department of Rhetoric and Writing and Director of the Digital Writing and Research Lab at the University of Texas-Austin. He researches and teaches on rhetoric, media theory and practice, and critical theory. His book is Rhetoric as a Posthuman Practice.

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AMBIENT CAPTIONING

This essay responds to an ongoing call to expand accessibility by proposing that captioning should not only be the labor of the one who makes an address but also those who can be addressed as a way to help provide accessible entries for those who might not. In short, to make captioning leverage the wide distribution of attention to what might be considered ambient, we propose to make captioning an ambient practice. A primary aim for ambient captioning is to cultivate a shared capacity for captioning as an ethic of accessibility.