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Samantha Blackmon
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Tonight with chat with sci-fi author and Bioware Canada Community Manager, David Hulegaard @HulegaardBooks
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In which we talk about #gamingconfessions. 
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I have mods on Skyrim so my sprite is Mario and I fight Nazis. No joke.
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Episode 92 where we talk about the best and worst of 2014.
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Yup. Sam's all calm and patient with others. I mean, why else would I choose her as my chair?
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Live recording of episode 91 of the NYMG podcast where we talk about about all things gaming.
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Episode 97 of the Not Your Mama's Gamer podcast where we talk about Let's Plays
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Where we talk about Dontnod's Life is Strange: Episode 1 and episodic games
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Y'all go retween this shit. XBOX UN. 
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Where we talk about making time to play games.
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The episode where we talk about games done right. 
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  • Purdue University
    Associate Professor, present
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Detroit, MI - Washington D.C. - Lafayette, IN - West Lafayette, IN - Southfield, MI
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Parent, Gamer, Researcher, Games Researcher
Introduction
Samantha Blackmon is an Associate Professor at Purdue University. She focuses on minority rhetorics, digital humanities, and their intersections. She began her career teaching elementary school and figuring out how to make
learning a game. She has published on race and gaming, race and technology, and technology and pedagogy. Her publications “Racing Toward Representation: An Understanding of Racial Representation in Video Games” in Gaming Lives in the Twenty-First Century: Literate Connections (2007) and “Cruising Composition Texts: Negotiating Sexual Difference in First-Year Readers.”
(co-authored with Jonathan Alexander, Will Banks, and Martha Marinara) in CCC (2009). She also writes and talks (in a biweekly podcast) about games and education online at nymgamer.com.
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  • Wayne State University
    Rhetoric and Composition, 2011
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