Gender Summit 11

By Karen In the opening ceremony of Gender Summit 11 (North America), B. Mario Pinto, the president of NSERC told us that throughout the conference we would broaden our understanding of diversity. Scientists and those of us invested in diversity, he said, need to...

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Monday Night Seminar: Automating Injustice

Sarah Sharma The “Monday Night Seminar” carries on the tradition of Marshall McLuhan's public seminars at the University of Toronto. All seminars take place from 6 - 8pm within the same intimate Coach House setting where McLuhan once held court. In this up-close and...

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FEMINIST WAR GAME JAM

The proposition of a feminist war game is a potentially uneasy one. War is traditionally the arena of men and hyper masculinity while women, LGBTQIA+ persons and people of colour are most often marginalized and victimized by war. Critical questions could be raised...

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IS IT A JAM? IS IT A FAMILY?

By Gina Hara Last weekend, we gathered around a fake fireplace to create, code, knit, pet pets, share knowledge and support each other in making games. This was the fourth year of the game-making marathon we like to call GAMERella. 48 people made a game this year –...

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2016 CONFERENCE

Our annual conference is rapidly approaching. The conference is taking place at Concordia University in Montreal on October 28th & 29th with workshops and a social on the 27th. Check out our schedule refig-2016-speaker-schedule-final and register for our workshops and...

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FEMINIST MIX TAPE GAME JAM

The Feminist Mix Tape Game Jam is a two-day event in collaboration with the UK’s XX+ Jam and supported by ReFiG. This jam invites women, trans persons, non-binary folk and allies to participate. The feminist focus asks participants to create a game in response to a...

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