After literally years of planning, writing, reading, editing, and collaborating, I am pleased to announce that the flagship journal Game Studies has published a special issue on Queerness and Video Games, which I coedited with Bonnie Ruberg.
I’m very excited and grateful to be traveling to Anchorage, Alaska this weekend for the 2018 Pacific Rim Conference held by the Department of English. I’ll be giving the Friday… Read more Keynote Presentation: Pacific Rim Conference, University of Alaska Anchorage →
I’m very excited to share my interview with Cathy Hannabach of Imagine Otherwise! We talked about how I got into game studies, being part of a vibrant #transformDH community, and… Read more Interview on Imagine Otherwise →
(featured image – Logo/stitching: Melissa Rogers, Photo: Reed Bonnet) I’ve just returned from a three-conference streak to kick off fall quarter, and each event left me with so much to… Read more Digital Humanities Futures: #transformDH, #2015ASA, #QGCon, Pt. 1 →
It has been too long since my last student game profile on Tethered, the cooperative maze game that explored issues of domestic abuse. Equality Street was a project that emerged… Read more Crossing Paths with Colorblindness: Equality Street →
(tl;dr just scroll to the bottom and enjoy) As I mentioned in my #QGCon Reflections, my contribution to the Queerness and Games Convention was a screening of a critical fanvid I made of the video game Bayonetta. This vid, part of a series of digital companions I am crafting to complement my written dissertation (with a nod to Kim Knight for companion inspiration!), accompanies a chapter I wrote on the gamic gaze with relation to both Portal and Bayonetta. Before I explain more about the vid itself, I’d like to… Read more #QGCon Bayonetta Fanvid →
This past weekend, I had the pleasure of attending and presenting at the Queerness and Games Conference at UC Berkeley. Organized by Ph.D. students Bonnie Ruberg and Christopher Goetz and… Read more #QGCon Reflections →
This will be the first of the game profiles I’ll be writing over the next few weeks about the student projects completed in my Gaming the System class during Spring… Read more Exploring the Dynamics of Abuse with Tethered →