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Gender Politics

The first ever "Different Games" conference in 2013 was a resounding success. What a receptive community and the organizers, presenters, and attendees were all passionate, smart, and offered so much as game designers, writers, and researchers. I've never been to a conference that started off...

[caption id="attachment_5545" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="(l to r): Sam Beattie, Oge Young, Dave Roberts, Michelle Favaloro, Justin Gary, and Tracy Hurley respond to provocative audience questions at Dartmouth at Play '12"][/caption] Held the Friday of Green Key weekend, one of the busiest times of the year on...

In our current project on implicit bias and stereotype threat, we are making some games for middle-school aged girls. One of the problems we consistently encounter in designing these games is the societal taboo against girls gaming, and its effect on our target audience. This...

Our entire team has read the research report by the Association of American University Women (AAUW) that offers compelling evidence to help explain what is going on in the US with science, technology, math and science and women. By the way, in 1885, a group...

In a time when women are increasingly prominent in fields such as medicine, law and business, why are there so few women scientists and engineers? The situation in Science, Math, Engineering, and Technology fields has prompted a variety of investigations into how we might best...

wow! from 2003, some fun quotes here from our lab Director, such as "I Love the Huge Pixels" -- worthy of t-shirts! ...

and stereotypical, this recently spotted advert in London by Tiltfactor folks reminds us of some of the, ah, allegedly 'old school myths' about gender and computing. Holiday shopping is already in swing. For him, the Vanquish Game. For her, Stella McCartney Gift Set. ...

The innovative X0y1 project in Spain has released a new Spanish ebook of cyberfeminist writing! Download it here! +++ Como parte de las actividades de X0y1 (plataforma para la investigación y la producción artística sobre identidad y cultura de redes), ellos presentan su 1er ebook ...

Dr. Cordelia Fine, with a Ph.D. in cognitive neuroscience from University College London, notes in her summary of many gender studies in her book, Delusions of Gender, about gender and the brain a) several studies have found no difference in hemispheric size in neonates;...

The 3G Summit a visionary 4-day initiative in Chicago that convenes 50 urban teenage girls with five leading women game designers and scholars for intensive dialogue, inquiry, game-play, and mentorship. Through multi-faceted workshops and a public forum, this initiative will critically confront gender representation and...