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Sunday, November 13 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Finding & Uprooting Toxic Masculinity and Heteronormativity in Game Design

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We will analyze common game design conventions that can be based on problematic gender and sexuality norms, followed by discussion on what we can improve and how new designs could break from toxic versions of masculinity and heteronormativity.

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Daniel T. Schermond

Professor of Sociology
Geek and gaymer. Academic and sociologist. Queer and furry. That's me! | | I currently teach college full time and hold a Ph.D. in Sociology. I teach courses in general sociology, sexuality, gender, race, and a variety of other topics related to social inequality. I've been gaming since I was a wee bugger including computer games, tabletop RPG games, LARPing, card games, board games, and so on. I've helped playtest several systems, and... Read More →

Sunday November 13, 2016 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Panels C 6604 Conference Radio City - 11 Times Square, New York, NY 10036

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