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Sibley Day 2016 - Feb. 16

Sibley Day 2016 - Like No Other

Sibley Day is a celebration of the University’s unique educational experiences and founder Mary Sibley. Students can choose from dozens of presentations and hands-on experiences throughout the day. Come out and join in the experience!  

Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events with Descriptions

Sibley Day T-Shirts

T-Shirts will be available on Sibley Day (Feb. 16) from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Evans Commons Room 3020. Shirts are free to students with a valid student ID, and $5 for faculty and staff.

Featured Speaker

Anita Sarkeesian Anita Sarkeesian
Media Critic,
Tropes vs Women in Video Games

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
7 p.m. - J. Scheidegger Center
Lindenwood Theater

Purses, backpacks, or any sort of baggage will not be allowed into the event.

Anita Sarkeesian is a media critic and the creator of Feminist Frequency, a video webseries that explores the representations of women in pop culture narratives. Her work focuses on deconstructing the stereotypes and tropes associated with women in popular culture as well as highlighting issues surrounding the targeted harassment of women in online and gaming spaces.  Anita earned her bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies at California State University Northridge and her Master’s degree in Social and Political Thought at York University.

Anita lectures and presents at universities, conferences and game development studios internationally. She’s been a presenter and panelist at various fan, media and technology conferences and has also facilitated and taught multi-day filmmaking workshops.  She has been interviewed and featured in publications such as Forbes, Wired, The Guardian, The Globe and Mail and The New York Times. Her videos are freely available via the Feminist Frequency YouTube channel and widely serve as educational tools in high school and university classrooms.

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