Content tagged "women"

  • 2017 Obermayer/Undergraduate. Francesca Schembri presented by Marcia Bartusiak.

    The Age of Female Computers

    Francesca Schembri on the all-female team that programmed the first electronic computer. It received the Obermayer Prize For Writing on the History of Innovation.

     
  • IAP 2017: Women in Politics Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

    IAP 2017: Women in Politics Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

    Co-sponsored by MIT Libraries and CMS/W.

     
  • Video, podcast, and summary: “Women in Politics: Representation and Reality”

    Video, podcast, and summary: “Women in Politics: Representation and Reality”

    Women are chronically underrepresented in U.S. politics. Yet TV shows, fictions, and films have leapt ahead of the electoral curve to give us our first female president(s). What messages about women and power do these fictional representations of female politicians send?

     
  • Women in Politics: Representation and Reality

    Women in Politics: Representation and Reality

    Women are chronically underrepresented in U.S. politics. Yet TV shows, fictions, and films have leapt ahead of the electoral curve. Political consultant Mary Anne Marsh and children/teens book author Ellen Emerson White look at the connections (if any) we can draw between representation and reality.

     
  • Photo by Thatcher Cook for PopTech

    Video, podcast, and summary: “Women in Science”

    Computational geneticist Pardis Sabeti and energy studies expert Jessika Trancik discuss careers and the outlook for women in science in the 21st century.

     
  • Photo by Thatcher Cook for PopTech

    Women in Science

    Computational geneticist Pardis Sabeti and energy studies expert Jessika Trancik will discuss their careers and the outlook for women in science in the 21st century.

     
  • Associate Professor T. L. Taylor

    This is How We Play It: What a Mega-LAN Can Teach Us About Games

    Insight into aspects of face-to-face real-time play at LAN parties but also highlight considerations for game studies more generally.

     
  • RaceFail: Race and the Fantastic

    RaceFail: Race and the Fantastic

    My role in the Civic Engagement project was writing a case study about an online debacle popularly referred to as “RaceFail ’09”.

     
  • Mia Consalvo

    Button Mash: Gender and Gaming at MIT

    Issues around gender and gaming, as well as an opportunity for female MIT students who play digital games to come together to talk and play.

     
  • Henry Jenkins

    Jenkins on Women in Gaming

    “The more women who are involved in the making of games, the more say and influence women will have in shaping the flow of thought and the flow of ideas for developing new games.”