ASL Interpreters will be present for the entire event.
"I'll Make a Man Out of You: Redefining Strong Female Characters" a presentation by Anita Sarkeesian
Anita Sarkeesian is a media critic and the creator of Feminist Frequency, a video webseries that explores the representations of women in pop culture narratives.
Anita's work focuses on deconstructing the stereotypes and tropes associated with women in popular culture as well as highlighting issues surrounding the targeted harassment of women in online and gaming spaces. Anita earned her bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies at CSUN and her Master’s degree in Social and Political Thought at York University. In 2012 she was targeted by an online harassment campaign following her launch of a Kickstarter project to fund the Tropes vs. Women in Video Games series.
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