PLOG #DAO2: Breastplates, Cod Pieces, Queer Glances, Oh My!

Just the first few hours into Dragon Age: Origins, I find myself distracted–deeply so–in both a good and bad way.  Chalk it up to...

PLOG #DAO1: Dragon Age: Origins

A little bit of time on my hands is a dangerous thing (and a rare thing for a junior faculty member and struggling academic),...

UPCOMING TALK: Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan, January 16, 2015

I will be presenting a workshop on teaching with video games at the Institute for the Humanities at the University of Michigan on January...

PUBLICATION: “Queer,” Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities

I am happy to announce that I am part of an amazing, innovative, and thoughtful project called Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities: Concepts, Models,...

LARPing with ENGL 115 H

On the last day of the semester, I took my ENGL 115 H: Literatures of the Fantastic class out to do a little live-action...

Message from a Former Student

It is always nice to get emails (especially from out of the blue) that validate not only that someone you have taught is doing...

UPCOMING TALK: Five College Digital Humanities Speaker Series

I have been invited to speak as part of The Five College Digital Humanities (5CollDH) Lecture Series.  I will be headed to Smith College...

In Media Res: Issues of Gender and Race in Games Industries and Fandoms

This week’s In Media Res: Issues of Gender and Race in Games Industries and Fandoms (November 10-14, 2014): http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/theme-week/2014/46/issues-gender-and-race-games-industries-and-fandoms-november-10-november-14-2014.  Featuring: Monday, November 10, 2014...

UPCOMING PRESENTATION: American Studies Association, Nov. 6-9, 2014, Los Angeles, CA

I am headed to sunny Los Angeles to the American Studies Association (ASA) Annual Meeting, November 6-9, 2014.  The conference’s general theme is “The...

Two of the Best Tweets from QGCon

After a successful roundtable and presentation at QGCon, I got two special tweets from friend and rockstar academic Lisa Nakamura about my talk: