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Events for November 20, 2019

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Media Fields

July 1 @ 8:00 am - November 30 @ 5:00 pm

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3:30 am

Video Games Have Always Been Queer

November 20 @ 3:30 am - 5:00 am
Bonnie Ruberg - Video Games Have Always Been Queer

Video games are rich sites of potential for exploring LGBTQ issues and queer experiences. In this session, Bonnie “Bo” Ruberg (they/them pronouns) will present work from their 2019 book Video Games Have Always Been Queer. Ruberg will discuss how queerness can be found in video games beyond the surface-level representation of LGBTQ characters. They will … Continued

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7:00 pm

Special Effects: They Shall Not Grow Old

November 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Special Effects: They Shall Not Grow Old

Drawing on period footage from England’s Imperial War Museum and BBC radio interviews with World War I soldiers, director Peter Jackson’s They Shall Not Grow Old (2018) deploys state-of-the-art digital restoration technology to reanimate some of the world’s earliest war footage. Released in commemoration of the war’s centennial and dedicated to Jackson’s own grandfather who … Continued

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