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

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in media res logoThis 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 – Nina Huntemann (Suffolk University) presents: Crashing GamerGate

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 – Diana Pozo (University of California-Santa Barbara) presents: Curtain: Queer Video Games, Identity, and Realism

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 – Kishonna Gray (University of Eastern Kentucky) presents: Deviating from the Norm: Examining How Blackness is Punished in Video Games

Thursday, November 13, 2014 – Amanda Phillips (University of California-Davis) presents: Bayonetta, Femme Disturbance, and AAA Queer Desires

Friday, November 14, 2014 – Jessica Aldred (University of Montreal) presents: #My(Darling)Clementine: Keeping girlhood innocence from being ‘lost and gone forever’ in Telltale’s The Walking Dead games

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