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Educators Summit: Incorporating Black Game Studies in the Classroom: Benefits to Everyone


This panel helps educators at all levels understand content and strategies for incorporating Black Game Studies in their classrooms. The goal is to help diversify the education of games, reach a wider student audience, and support faculty engaging in equitable conversations about games and their impact on society. Each of the panelists shares their classroom and professional experience in facilitating conversations about race as instructional faculty, program administrators, researchers, and as practicing game professionals. The aim is not merely to provide a how-to, but to offer frank reflection on success and failures in the classroom across state and private institutions. This candid conversation focuses on positive opportunity, while acknowledging the challenges of teaching game diversity topics. The aim is to provide valuable insight to a wide audience interested in teaching diverse elements of the game community, from the unique perspective and case study of Black Game Studies.

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