Featured Speakers

As we get closer to the conference, we will announce our featured speakers and events here: stay tuned!

Opening Plenary: Shira Chess

Shira Chess, Ph.D. is an associate professor of Entertainment & Media Studies at the University of Georgia, in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. She is author of Ready Player Two: Women Gamers and Designed Identity (University of Minnesota Press, 2017) and the forthcoming book Play Like a Feminist (MIT Press, 2020).