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Saturday, July 12 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Internetting While Female: A Conversation w/ Anita Sarkeesian & Carolyn Petit LIMITED

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Carolyn Petit

Managing Editor, Feminist Frequency
I spent four years as an editor at GameSpot, where my experiences as a publicly transgender woman in the games media gave me a unique perspective on the state of games culture. My review of Grand Theft Auto V for GameSpot, which touched on issues of misogyny in the game, caused quite an uproar, while also triggering discussions about what a game review should be and what purpose it should serve. I'm currently Managing Editor at Feminist... Read More →

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Katherine Cross

Gamasutra
Katherine Cross is a gaming critic, sociologist, and feminist scholar who studies virtual worlds, particularly gender and the dynamics of online harassment. Her academic work has been published in Women's Studies Quarterly and in Loading: The Journal of the Canadian Games Studies Association. Her writing has appeared in The Guardian, Rolling Stone, Wired, Time, Boing Boing, Polygon, and numerous other outlets. She is also a weekly columnist at... Read More →
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Anita Sarkeesian

Feminist Frequency
Anita Sarkeesian is a media critic and the creator of Feminist Frequency, a video webseries that explores the representations of women in pop culture narratives. Her work focuses on deconstructing the stereotypes, patterns and tropes associated with women in popular culture as well as highlighting issues surrounding the targeted harassment of women in online and gaming spaces. | | Anita lectures and presents at universities, conferences... Read More →


Saturday July 12, 2014 2:00pm - 3:15pm
*GX Panel Room A (3F) Grand Ballroom AB (3F)

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