Join our forthcoming Quello Lecture:

Lisa Nakamura

Racism, Sexism, and Video Games: Social Justice Campaigns and the Struggle for Gamer Identity

The Kellogg Conference Center, Big Ten B, OCTOBER 15 • 6-8PM

This Quello Lecture will launch the 2014 Meaningful Play Conference in East Lansing, Michigan. Professor Nakamura will focus how the identity of the video gamer as young, straight, white, and male is changing to reflect a more diverse group of users, and how this transition has been accompanied by struggle and conflict.


Meaningful Play and Serious Issues by Carrie Heeter

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Time Magazine ran an article last week by game journalist Leigh Alexander on “Sexism, Lies and Video Games: The Culture War Nobody Is Winning” READ MORE

Search for Office and Events Coordinator

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

The Quello Center at MSU is seeking a highly motivated and outgoing individual to serve as an Office and Events Coordinator. In this role the successful applicant will work clos...

Rejuvenating Policy Research and Practice by Johannes M. Bauer

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

I often hear laments about the lack of attention of policy-makers to disciplines such as communications, Internet studies, political science, and sociology. Indeed, often it is ...