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Episode 40: Gamer Girls and Games Culture with PerSister Dr. Emma Vossen

In this episode we talk to Dr. Emma Vossen, award winning public speaker and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at York University with a PhD from the University of Waterloo. Her research looks at the myriad of different ways marginalized people have difficulty accessing gameplay and games culture both historically and in the present. She is the co-author and co-editor of the anthology Feminism in Play.

Check out Emma online at http://emmavossen.com or on Twitter @emmahvossen

Episode 37: The History of Gender and Computing with Historian Mar Hicks

It’s Women’s History Month AND the 30th anniversary of the creation of the World Wide Web!! To commemorate this, we interviewed historian Mar Hicks (@histoftech). In this episode, the first part of a two part interview, we talk about their research and the importance of understanding how labor and gender intersect in the field of computing.

Links to the books Mar recommends, coming soon, but for now, check out their book, Programmed Inequality.

 

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