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Guest Speaker: Adrienne Shaw

"Doing LGBTQ Game Research in Public(s): Archives, Exhibits, and Scholarship"

Hosted by Ann Wu

Adrienne Shaw is an Associate Professor in Temple University’s Department of Media Studies and Production, a member of the Lew Klein College Media and Communication graduate faculty. Her book Gaming at the Edge: Sexuality and Gender at the Margins of Gamer Culture (University of Minnesota, 2014) won the 2016 Outstanding Book Award from the Popular Communication Division of the International Communication Association. Her current primary project is the LGBTQ Game Archive, a digital recourse on all LGBTQ game content dating back to the 1980s. She also co-edited Queer Game Studies (University of Minnesota Press, 2017) with Bonnie Ruberg, Queer Technologies (Routledge, 2017) with Katherine Sender, and Interventions: Communication Research and Practice (Peter Lang, 2018) with D. Travers Scott. Her work has appeared in the International Journal of Communication, New Media and Society, Games and Culture, among others and in several edited collections.

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