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Wednesday, June 19 • 4:15pm - 5:05pm
Project Briefs: What Can We Learn About...

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In this series of project briefs we’ll learn about the dark topics personal trauma, digital privacy, drugs, crime and the apocalypse.

Emperatriz Ung, Independent Game Designer
Depicting Trauma in Games: An Autobiographical Take

Charli Battersby, Writer
How We Stopped Worrying And Learned To Love The Bomb

Jennifer Dalsen, UX Researcher, Facebook
Digital Privacy in Games: What Students Are Learning

Julia Pilgrim
Gaming for Justice

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Julia Pilgrim

Education for Justice (E4J) Team Leader, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
Ms. Julia Pilgrim is the Team Leader of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Education for Justice (E4J) initiative. Ms. Pilgrim has previously held the position of Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer with UNODC’s Corruption and Economic Crime Branch. Ms... Read More →
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Emperatriz Ung

Independent Game Designer
Emperatriz Ung is a Chinese-Colombian game designer & writer from the American Southwest. Her creative work predominantly explores personal struggles with mental health, teen motherhood, and generational trauma. She earned her BA in English from the University of New Mexico, and her... Read More →
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Charli Battersby

Charles [Charli] Battersby is a game designer, playwright, screenwriter, actor, and journalist. Charli has written about video games for publications including Chelsea Now, Geek.com, Venturebeat, NYC Community Media, Complex, and Joystiq. Battersby founded the organization PressXY... Read More →
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Jennifer Dalsen

UX Researcher, UW-Madison
Jennifer Dalsen is UX Researcher at Facebook and a PhD graduate from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Her prior experience includes harnessing qualitative and quantitative data streams to better understand player behavior at Electronic Arts (EA), Gear Learning, and Games+Learning+Society... Read More →

Wednesday June 19, 2019 4:15pm - 5:05pm EDT
Room 105