BONNIE RUBERG, Ph.D.
To reach Bonnie, please email them at bruberg [at] uci.edu. You can also find them on Twitter as @myownvelouria.
Bonnie is an assistant professor of digital media and games in the Department of Informatics at the University of California, Irvine.
From 2015-2017, Bonnie was a provost's postdoctoral scholar in the Interactive Media & Games Division and a member of the Society of Fellows at USC.
In 2015, Bonnie received their Ph.D. from UC Berkeley in conjunction with the Berkeley Center for New Media and the Department of Women and Gender Studies.
Bonnie is also the co-editor of the volume Queer Game Studies and the lead organizer of the annual Queerness and Games Conference.
OUR GLASS LAKEis Bonnie's blog and personal website.
- Title: "'Look, make Mother take you and me to Our Glass Lake tomorrow.' These were the textual words said to me by my twelve-year-old ﬂame in a voluptuous whisper." -Lolita
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Author Archives: Bonnie
Jennifier Malkowski and TreaAndrea Russworm’s exciting new edited volume Gaming Representation: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Video Games now has an official release date — July, 2017! — and it’s available for pre-orders from Amazon. The collection is full of … Continue reading
This week at the 2017 Game Developers Conference I had the opportunity to give a “soapbox” talk at the Education Summit. Soapbox talks tend to be energetic, opinionated, and powerful (they used to be called “rants”), so it seemed like … Continue reading
I’m honored to say that I’ve been invited to give a guest talk in the Art Dean’s Lecture series at UC Santa Cruz in a few weeks as part of Professor Soraya Murray’s class “Video Games as Visual Culture.” Santa … Continue reading
The Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DSHI) is a wonderful program that is held at the University of Victoria each June. I attended for the first time in 2015, where I took an outstanding “Feminist Digital Humanities” course with Jacqueline Wernimont … Continue reading
Queer Games Studies, the edited volume about LGBTQ issues and video games that Adrienne Shaw and I have been working on since 2013, is now almost here! The book will be out this March, 2017 from University of Minnesota Press. … Continue reading
It’s hard to believe, but there are now less than three months left until the 2017 Queerness and Games Conference (QGCon). After three years in Berkeley, QGCon is coming to Los Angeles for the first time this spring. The event … Continue reading
For the past 10 weeks, I’ve been hard at work writing the full manuscript of my book Playing Queer: Sexuality, Gender, and Identity in Video Games beyond Representation. It’s now in the hands of my editors (woot!). Until the plan … Continue reading
I’m really looking forward to the Society of Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) conference this year, which is happening in Chicago, 3/21 – 3/26. It’s the first time that I’m chairing a panel at the event — “Video Games and … Continue reading
I start my wonderful new job as an assistant professor in the Department of Informatics at UC Irvine this coming summer, 2017. One of the most exciting parts of my transition from postdoc to professor is that I get to … Continue reading
Let me start by saying that the resources I have to offer here are small and simple. They pale in comparison to the magnitude of the anger, sadness, and grief that comes in the wake of the presidential election. However, … Continue reading