Author: Don Unger

Don Unger is a Doctoral Candidate in Rhetoric and Composition at Purdue University and the Social Media Editor of Present Tense: A Journal of Rhetoric in Society. Follow him on Twitter @donunger

Review by Don Unger Read about or watch a video of¬†Keynote 3 on the C&W conference site. Samantha Blackmon began her keynote by addressing specific situations where the treatment of women in the gaming industry led to immense public discussion. For example, she addressed #1reasonwhy, a hash tag that emerged in response to this tweet by Kickstarter employee Luke Crane: Crane’s question generated thousands of responses. #1reasonwhy provided a way to collect personal anecdotes about treatment at conferences and in workplaces, critiques of game content, and links to projects by, for, or about women as well as other initiatives aimed…

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Review by Don Unger Read about Session c13 on the C&W conference site. Panelists Jonathan Alexander, University of California, Irvine Jacqueline Rhodes, California State University, San Bernardino When I entered room 202 of Washington State University’s Center for Undergraduate Education a few minutes before 3:00 pm on Friday, June 6, I prepared to take notes for this review. My laptop’s battery was low, so I began looking around for an outlet. I don’t normally take notes on my laptop, but then I don’t normally enter a presentation intending to review it. What does it mean to review something? Does a…

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