BONNIE RUBERGBonnie is a postdoctoral scholar at the University of Southern California in the Interactive Media and Games Division and an incoming Assistant Professor of Informatics at UC Irvine. She received her PhD from UC Berkeley in conjunction with the Berkeley Center for New Media. Bonnie is also the lead organizer for the annual Queerness and Games Conference (QGCon).
To reach Bonnie, email her at bruberg [at] cinema.usc.edu.
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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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- P.S. THANK YOU to our @QGCon 2017 sponsors here at @USCCinema--@USC_MediaArts, CAMS, @USCPolymathy, & the incomparably awesome @USC_IMGD. about 11 hours ago from Twitter Web Client
- Hey @GaymerX @DifferentGames @INeedDivGms @SCMS_VideoGames @refiggames @UCI_Informatics, could we ask you for a lil… https://t.co/2lUcY0mFCD about 11 hours ago from Twitter Web Client
- 2017 Queerness & Games Conference @QGCon starts in TWO DAYS! LGBTQ issues & video games. Keynotes @ybika & @eplerjc. https://t.co/QuQKo0LgeQ about 11 hours ago from Twitter Web Client
- Yes! Queer Game Studies spotted in the wild. Thanks so much, awesome readers. https://t.co/ieYNaMk52i about 14 hours ago from Twitter Web Client
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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
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