On November 8, HAC major Alexis DeLancey-Christiansen presented as part of the Fall 2016 Humanities Symposia with her talk “Simulations and Social Inequality: Portrayals of Class in Video Game Narratives”
A large number of students, faculty, and community members were in attendance. The video above is her complete talk with the question and answer discussion that followed. For a more detailed description of the talk, see below.
As video games become a subject of scholarship, the ways in which they affect our understanding of the world around us has become interesting to aficionados and academics alike. DeLancey-Christiansen, a Trine senior dual majoring in English and communication, will explore how video games are uniquely suited to tackle issues of social and economic class.