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The Games & Society Lab Speaker Series: Cale Passmore

2021-06-21

The Games & Society Lab speaker series continues! 
The series invites practitioners and researchers in and around game design to present their work, thoughts, and process. In this episode, Cale Passmore talks about discrimination and representation in digital games and gives us a set of best practices they’ve developed.

In this episode, Cale Passmore talks about their research on how people cope with discrimination in digital games. They bust myths around representation and discrimination, talk about how statistical power is inseperable from social power, and gives us a set of best practices they’ve developed.

Cale Passmore is a researcher, mainly focusing on the role of digital technologies’ in promoting and inhibiting pluralistic models of identity, health, and play. They primarily publishes on identity, discrimination, and coping in digital games.

The Games & Society Lab Speaker Series invites practitioners and researchers in and around game design to present their work, thoughts, and process. The goal of the series is to illuminate different perspectives and approaches to game design, and to inspire and excite the next generation of game designers.

Watch the talk now on YouTube

Last modified: 2021-08-03