Monthly Archives: May 2010

Skins @ FuturePlay

Posted on May 20, 2010, 6:55 pm, by Elizabeth LaPensée, under Publications.

I recently presented “Skins 1.0: A Curriculum for Designing Games with First Nations Youth” at FuturePlay 2010, which happens alongside GDC Canada in Vancouver, BC. The presentation was well-received and the paper will be published in ACM Proceedings.

Reflecting on Indigenous Women in Video Games

Posted on May 5, 2010, 4:33 pm, by Elizabeth LaPensée, under Games.

I recently presented “The Good, The Bad, and The Sultry: Indigenous Women in Video Games” at the Unpacking the Indigenous Female Body Symposium put on by Dana Claxton at Simon Fraser University. I figured I would share some of my thoughts since I’m all twisted up dreaming about new media culture jamming these representations.
So before [...]