Invited Talks

Shaw, A. (2017, May). Workshop leader. Integrating data sources in qualitative research. Communication Studies Graduate Research Methods Workshop. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI.

Shaw, A. (2017, May). Keynote. Are we there yet? The future of critical game studies. Critical Game Studies symposium. University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA.

Shaw, A. (2017, February). Representation matters. [period]: Reframing arguments for diversity in games. Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY.

Shaw, A. (2017, February). Invited Panelist: Internet Resources for LGBTQ Video Games. Queer Internet Studies 2. Institute for Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA.

Shaw, A. (2016, November). Invited participant. Intersectionality and Embodiment in Games Workshop. University of Illinois Chicago.

Shaw, A. (2016, October). Representation matters. [period]: Reframing arguments for diversity in games. Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA.

Shaw, A. (2016, October). Representation matters. [period]: Reframing arguments for diversity in games. Haverford College, Haverford, PA.

Shaw, A. (2016, August). Ten(ish) years of studying representation in games. International Game Developers Association Scotland Chapter, Dundee, Scotland.

Shaw, A. (2016, March) Representation Matters.: Reframing arguments for diversity in games. Georgia Tech University. Atlanta, GA.

Shaw, A. (2016, March) Gaming at the Edge: Sexuality and gender at the margins of gamer culture. Charis Books and More and Different Games Collective’s Dear Games Series. Atlanta, GA.

Shaw, A. (2016, March) Thinking Historically About Game Representation. Temple Library’s Beyond the Page Program.

Shaw, A. (2015, November). Diversity, Representation, and Video Games. The Baldwin School (Upper School).

Shaw, A. (2015, October) Representation Matters.: Reframing arguments for diversity in games. Mellon Research Initiative in Digital Cultures. University of California-Davis.

Shaw, A. (2015, July) Games and Diversity. Maven Queer Tech Youth Camps. Virtual Lecture to New York Camp.

Shaw, A. (2015, June) Representation in Games. School of Justice Studies Summer Skype Series. Eastern Kentucky University.

Shaw, A. (2015, May) Gaming at the Edge: Sexuality and gender at the margins of gamer culture. Game Studies Department. Drexel University.

Shaw, A. (2015, March). Studying Mobile Media Users. Guest Lecture for Gabriela Marcu’s course Human Computer Interaction. Drexel University.

Shaw, A. (2015, March) Gaming at the Edge: Sexuality and gender at the margins of gamer culture. Center for Digital Culture and Media. Penn State.

Shaw, A. (2015, March) Gaming at the Edge: Sexuality and gender at the margins of gamer culture. LGBT Speaker Series. University of North Carolina-Wilmington.

Shaw, A. (2015, March) Representation in Video Games. Dr. Chadwick Robert’s New Media course. University of North Carolina-Wilmington.

Shaw, A. (2015, March). Gaming, Identity, and Trolling. Guest lecture for Tony Liao’s Information Society course. Temple University.

Shaw, A. (2015, February) Gaming at the Edge: Sexuality and gender at the margins of gamer culture. University of Pennsylvania Bookstore.

Shaw, A. (2015, February). Gaming at the Edge: Sexuality and gender at the margins of gamer culture. School of Media and Communication Spring Speaker Series. Temple University.

Shaw, A. (2014, November). Playing at the Edge: Gender, race and sexuality in video games. Guest lecture for Dr. Kelly Joyce’s STS colloquium. Drexel University.

Shaw, A. (2014, April). The Charms of the Magic Circle: Queer subject, queer theory, and game studies. Digital Environments Workshop Speaker. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

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Shaw, A. (2014, March). Playing at the edge: Gender, race and sexuality in video games. Gender Studies Program Invited Speaker. Washington College, Chestertown, MD.

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Shaw, A. (2014, January). The Tyranny of Realism: Historical accuracy and the politics of representation in Assassin’s Creed 3. Speaker and Co-Curator of “Not Yet Real: Videogames Theory Criticism.”Goethe-Institut New York and Brooklyn Institute for Social Research, New York, NY.

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Shaw, A. (2013, November). Lesbian Comics and Autobiography. Guest lecturer for Dr. Cathy Hannabach’s American Studies course: First Person America, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.

Shaw, A. (2013, September). Playing at the Edge: Gender, race and sexuality in video games. CHAT Distinguished Faculty Lecture, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Shaw, A. (2013, April). LGBT Game Studies. Invited talk for Dr. Swanson’s LGBT Studies Graduate Seminar, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL.

Shaw, A. (2013, April). Circles, Charmed and Magic: What queer theory can contribute to game studies. LGBT Studies Speaker Series, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL.

Shaw, A. (2013, March). Race and Video Games, Guest lecturer for Dr. Sharrona Pearl’s Communication 405: Facing Race, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Shaw, A. (2012, November). Gaming and Diversity. Guest lecturer for Jeff Rush’s Film and Media Arts course: Video Game Theory [and Practice]. Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Shaw, A. (2012, March). Lesbian Comics: Art and Activism. Guest lecturer for Cathy Hannabach’s course Femnist Theory 0500: Imagine Otherwise, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

Shaw, A. (2011, November). Video Games, Identity, and Digital Media. Guest lecturer for Cathy Hannabach’s course Women’s Studies 0100: Introduction to Women’s Studies, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

Shaw, A. (2011, November). Alison Bechdel and Fun Home. Guest lecturer for Cathy Hannabach’s course Women’s Studies 0500: Introduction to Feminist Theory, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Shaw, A. (2011, September). How do you say gamer in Hindi? Department of Communication Agora Series, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

Shaw, A. (2011, July). Digital Games and Learning. Guest Lecturer for Lauren Sessions Goulet’s Communication 410: New Media and Community Life, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Shaw, A. (2010, November) Identity, Identification, and Media Representation: An audience reception study. Public Lecture, The Center for Internet and Society, Bangalore, India.

Shaw, A. (2010, November). Politics of Representation in Video Games. Lecture for second year postgraduate students, Mudra Institute for Communications Ahmedabad, India.

Shaw, A. (2010, October). Workshop on Dissertation Writing. Guest Lecturer for Dr. Saumya Pant’s course, “Introduction to Research,” Mudra Institute for Communications Ahmedabad, India.

Shaw, A. (2010, October). Video Game Narratives. Guest Lecturer for Professor Harmony Siganporia’s course, “Metaphors and Narratives” (postgraduate students), Mudra Institute for Communications Ahmedabad, India.

Shaw, A. (2010, October). Identity, Identification, and Media Representation: An audience reception study. Faculty Lecture, Mudra Institute for Communications Ahmedabad, India.

Shaw, A. (2010, October). Western Imaginings of India (two sessions). Guest Lecturer for Dr. Rita Kothari’s course, “Imagining India,” Mudra Institute for Communications Ahmedabad, India.

Shaw, A. (2010, September). Videogame Culture. Virtual guest lecture for Professor Enrique Uribe Jongbloed’s Audio Visual Culture Course. Universidad de La Sabana, Chía, Columbia.

Shaw, A. (2010, April). Nice When it Happens: Video game players and Media Representation. Internet and Media Policy Workshop Series, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Shaw, A. (2009, April). Race and Video Games (three sessions). Guest lecturer for Dr. Sharrona Pearl’s Communication 405: Facing Race, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.