Archive for November, 2012

Call for Papers: Feminists in Games Workshop 2013!!

Open Call: We are invit­ing sub­mis­sions for par­tic­i­pa­tion in the 2nd Annual “Fem­i­nists in Games” work­shop to be held in at the Cen­ter for Dig­i­tal Media at Simon Fraser Uni­ver­sity from May 31– June 2, 2013. Par­tic­i­pa­tion and atten­dance at the con­fer­ence is free. There is a lim­ited amount of money allot­ted to assist presenters […]

FiG Toronto Mixer

We are pleased to announce a FiG Toronto Mixer that will take place on Decem­ber 6th. The event will be held at OCADU in down­town Toronto. For more details please email Rachel at feministsingames@gmail.com. We will be pro­vid­ing snacks and bev­er­ages, and we are also pleased to announce that Cecily Carver, Jen­nie Faber and Han­nah Epstein will presenting […]

Halo 4 and The Permaban

Bon­nie Ross, head of 343 Indus­tries, and Kiki Wolfkill, exec­u­tive pro­ducer of Halo 4, recently announced that Xbox Live play­ers who make sex­ist or dis­crim­i­na­tory com­ments can be penal­ized with a life­time ban from Halo 4. Read more about it here at GamesSpot. This deci­sion has pro­voked a mul­ti­tude of responses a few of which I […]

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