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Introducing Refig Radio!

We are the official podcast for Refiguring Innovation in Games, also known as ReFiG, a multi-year project committed to promoting diversity and equity in the games industry. In each of our 13 episodes we introduce you to the fascinating people within the ReFig network who are studying, critiquing, challenging, and deconstructing the video games industry. […]

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 fully embrace creativity in their thinking and to fully consider the […]

Identity Innovation: Video Games beyond Video Games

Daniel Harley   In Ottawa, the official Canada logo is everywhere: “Canada,” with the Canadian flag over the ‘a.’ It’s on government buildings, it’s on signs, on the train that rolled me into town. I’m seeing it enough to finally realize that it is on purpose. Canada’s Federal Identity Program: a brand. I’m attending a […]