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The Race Card: From Gaming Technologies to Model Minorities

Monday, February 3, 2020
4:30 pm
Bachelor Hall, Reading Room 337

Please join us for a talk by Professor Tara Fickle!

Professor Fickle is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Oregon, and an Affiliated Faculty member in the Department of Ethnic Studies, the New Media & Culture Certificate, and the Center for Asian & Pacific Studies. Professor Fickle’s research and teaching interests include Asian/Asian American literature, Game Studies, the Digital Humanities, and Comics Studies.

This talk will highlight insights from her first book, The Race Card: From Gaming Technologies to Model Minorities, (NYU Press 2019), which examines how games and game theory have shaped American racial typologies and U.S.-Asian relations from the 19th century onwards.

Sponsored by Miami Literature Program, the Humanities Center, and Department of Global and Intercultural Studies.

Tara Fickle
Tara Fickle
Assistant Professor, English Department at University of Oregon