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Wednesday, June 19 • 11:15am - 12:05pm
Project Briefs: New Approaches

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In this series of project briefs we’ll learn about four new ways of seeing impactful games in citizen journalism, in anti-bias training, play testing with grant stakeholders, and how to look back at a game that criticizes the idea of games for change itself.

Eric Espig
Citizen Journalism in the Middle East: a VR Game by VGA Gallery and Media Majlis 

Karina Popp
Games Changed: A Postmortem

Anna Feigenbaum
Playtesting for Social Justice: Ten Takeaways from Developing RiotID: The Board Game

Karen Schrier
A New Approach to Bias Training: Developing Perspective-Taking and Empathy through Game Jams

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Anna Feigenbaum

Senior Lecturer in Digital Storytelling, Bournemouth University
Anna Feigenbaum is a writer, teacher and public speaker. She has lead over 50 international workshops on social justice and design. She is a co-author of Protest Camps (Zed 2013) and the author of Tear Gas (Verso 2017). Her writing can be found in The Guardian, The Atlantic, Al Jazeera... Read More →
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Dr. Karen Schrier

Associate Professor & Director of Games, Marist College
Dr. Karen Schrier is Associate Professor/Director of Games at Marist College. Prior, she worked at Scholastic, Nickelodeon, and BrainPOP. She’s been researching and designing games for 15+ years, making one of the first AR games. She’s the editor of the Learning, Education & Games... Read More →
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Eric Espig

Digital Media Specialist, Northwestern University in Qatar
Eric Espig designs and produces interactive exhibitions for museums. Currently working in Doha, Qatar for Northwestern University he has in the past worked at the Canadian Museum of History as head of digital projects and as digital manager and content developer with the Royal British... Read More →
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Karina Popp

Freelance Designer & Instructor
Karina is a person living, making game-things, and teaching game-things in New York. She recently finished the Nuovo-nominated 10 Mississippi, a stop motion photography game about intimacy and banality. She made games for Sesame Workshop, presented games at festivals such as Come... Read More →

Wednesday June 19, 2019 11:15am - 12:05pm EDT
Starr Foundation