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.
Bonnie Ruberg on Twitter - @myownvelouria
- Exciting CFP from @De_Kosnik! Fans of Color, Fandoms of Color - special issue of Transformative Works & Culture, de… https://t.co/9bKkDpNYbU about 12 hours ago from Twitter Web Client
- Signal boost for the weekday morning crowd :). The CFP for @QGCon 2018 is open NOW! https://t.co/I9OyKAPuLy about 13 hours ago from Twitter Web Client
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
- Header: designed by Scott Jon Siegel (@numberless)
Author Archives: Bonnie
It’s grad school application season — but where should you apply if you want to be a game studies scholar? Over the last few months, I have received lots of messages from current undergraduate students, masters students, or other folks … Continue reading
This semester I am teaching my last class as a postdoc at USC — which is bittersweet, because I absolutely love my students in the Interactive Media and Games Division. Luckily, my department has been wonderful about allowing me to … Continue reading
I have a new article hot off the presses. I’m honored to be part of the wonderful “Porn Labor” special issue of the Porn Studies journal, with editors Jiz Lee and Rebecca Sullivan. My article “Doing It for Free: Digital … Continue reading
Big news! After three years running as a fall event in Berkeley, the Queerness and Games Conference is moving down to Los Angeles for our fourth year. The official dates haven’t been announced yet, but we’re aiming for early April. … Continue reading
In recent months, I’ve been thrilled to hear from many scholars and students interested in working in the emerging paradigm of Queer Game Studies. Yes! However, since this work is relatively new, I find folks have sometimes overlooked the great … Continue reading
I am thrilled to announce that, starting in fall 2017, I will be joining the Department of Informatics at UC Irvine as an assistant professor of digital games and interactive media. I am so excited to be joining a vibrant, … Continue reading
I originally posted this on Medium before the 2016 Game Developers Conference, but it offers helpful tips for allies in all types of situations, especially game and tech spaces! We all know that games culture and the games industry can … Continue reading
I’m really looking forward to my upcoming talk at Stanford on January 5th, part of the speaker series for their GAIMS group. Thanks very much to Henry Lowood and Ingmar Riedel-Kruse for inviting me to speak. The talk is called … Continue reading
One of the great things about working in USC’s Interactive Media and Games Division is all the opportunities to get involved in the life of the department. I’m proud to be joining the wonderful Jane Pinckard in co-organizing the Playthink … Continue reading
I was super excited to learn that, this coming spring, I’ll be temporarily taking over Richard Lemarchand‘s amazing production course on experimental games. Richard is an amazing designer and teacher, and it’s truly an honor. Plus, I get to do … Continue reading