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Sunday, October 2 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Stop Making Me Kill Myself: on Arab representation in games post 9/11

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In this talk I dive in depth into gaming's relationship with arabness pre and post 9/11, drawing on my personal experience and that of other arab gamers from the Middle East's, and the brutal shift in the nature of these experiences post 9/11.

Speakers
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Dina Abou Karam

Artist/Game Designer, Indie
Dina is a game artist and narrative designer from Lebanon with 8 years of industry experience in mobile and console games. She's worked in the German, Japanese and Middle Eastern games industry and is currently developing a VR game about being Arab in the aftermath of a bomb going off in your city. Ask her for a selfie together!


Sunday October 2, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Panels Room C Camino Real