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A Q&A with Professor Abbie E. Goldberg

Join Clark’s LGBTQ+ Alumni Association for a special virtual Q&A event celebrating the publication of Psychology Professor Abbie Goldberg’s important upcoming book, “LGBTQ Family Building: A Guide for Prospective Parents.”

On Trans Game History: Networked Games, Glitches, Trans Studies, and the Digital

Clark University, Higgins Lounge, Dana Commons - 2nd Floor 36 Maywood Street, Worcester, MA, United States

This talk by Whitney (Whit) Pow (they/them) of New York University situates today’s queer and trans games movement within the histories, contributions, and politics of queer and trans people and […]

Game Design for the End of the World

Screenshot of "Cloud Theory," a game (in development) by Colleen Macklin   Climate change, pandemics, political polarization, systemic racism, and capitalism run amok! If there’s anything that marks the 2020s, […]

CANCELED: American Roadsides Conversation Café – Part 2 of Celebrating Frank Armstrong

Fitchburg Art Museum 185 Elm Street, Fitchburg, MA, United States

Seward, Alaska 2015 by Frank Armstrong   We regret to announce that this event has been canceled due to unexpected circumstances. Fitchburg Art Museum hopes to reschedule the conversation café with Frank Armstrong at a later date, and we will announce future plans as they evolve. We appreciate your understanding and your continued support of […]

Augmented Abilities in the Virtual World

Clark University, Higgins Lounge, Dana Commons - 2nd Floor 36 Maywood Street, Worcester, MA, United States

Technology can give you superpowers. Where literature and film often transport you into the imagination and world-building of a pre-defined plot, there exist spaces where you are in control of […]

Gaming the Humanities, and Humanizing Games

Ashlyn Sparrow   Games are the largest cultural and entertainment forms of our time. Pre-Covid, thousands of players would gather in parks to play Pokemon Go or in large stadiums […]

Video Games: The Path to Positive Collective Engagement

Clark University, Higgins Lounge, Dana Commons - 2nd Floor 36 Maywood Street, Worcester, MA, United States

Games, dev-jams, streams, and the culture surrounding them allow people to connect through formative and compelling shared experiences. In fact, over the past two years of unprecedented isolation, video games […]

Frank Conversations: Part 1 of Celebrating Frank Armstrong

Clark University, Traina Center for the Arts 92 Downing Street, Worcester, MA, United States

Image courtesy of Stephen DiRado   Frank Armstrong is an important American landscape photographer whose work over six decades has revealed aspects of the American character by focusing on interactions between material culture and the grandeur—and banality—of landscapes across our country. Frank’s teaching is integral to his practice. He has spent the last twenty-one years […]