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Media critic Anita Sarkeesian discusses gaming, feminism, and popular culture at CAMD

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Media critic and Feminist Frequency creator Anita Sarkeesian spoke to a packed house at Blackman Auditorium last week about her personal experience with games and gaming, her frustrations with the representation of women, and the research she’s conducted for her Tropes vs. Women videos series. Below, enjoy highlights from the lively conversation sparked by the event:

Packed house!

Discussing representations of women in gaming:


 

Chatting with students, fans, and event organizers:

Anita Sarkeesian answers questions after the event

Anita Sarkeesian answers questions after the event


Anita Sarkeesian with her hosts from Communication Studies (L-R: Carole Bell, Brooke Foucault Welles, Anita Sarkeesian, Sarah J. Jackson)

Anita Sarkeesian with her hosts from Communication Studies (L-R: Carole Bell, Brooke Foucault Welles, Anita Sarkeesian, Sarah J. Jackson)


 

At the event in spirit:


 

Praise for the event:


 
 
Anita Sarkeesian’s talk at Northeastern University was hosted by the Department of Communication Studies. Additional co-sponsors included Game Design, Art + Design, Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies, Northeastern Center for the Arts, and NU ADVANCE.