Events in UCIS
Thursday, April 8 until Friday, April 8
Wednesday, February 9
In an activity like gaming, which is largely perceived to take place on a virtual or online plane, how might we understand the presence and significance of the human body? How do factors relating to the body – the physical locations in which we play games, the presentation of one’s gender, the invisibility of the body in gaming and esports – impact gaming culture and esports media? Dr. Bae explores these questions through a study of gaming and esports in South Korea and the US. Register here.
“Lee” Lenora Dingus, employed at Pearson Education, an international education conglomerate, shares her thoughts on inclusivity, diversity, and being Haudenosaunee in Pittsburgh. She has served in federal positions within Veteran’s Affairs, the IRS, and the Social Security Administration. Her people, who have always been located around the greater Tri-State area, believe that culture stems from women, and have had many women leaders, as Clan Mothers, Faith Keepers, Medicine Women, and politicians. Lee shares with us her work as a Diversity and Inclusion Advocate and employee in international education.