DeLancey-Christiansen talks class in relation to super plumbers and quick hedgehogs

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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.

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