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2017 Gender Conference

Gender Studies 2017 Student Research Conference

2017 Gender Studies and  Ethnic Studies  Student Research Conference "Gender, Race, and Technology"
March 3, 2017

The 2017 Gender Studies and Ethnic Studies Student Research Conference was held March 3, 2017 at the Vereschagin Alumni House on Pacific's Stockton campus. 

Students presented their research papers on gender, race and technology:

Digital Project: Angelina Yang
"A Digital Timeline on Religion, Race, and African American Participation in Early American Wars"

Hannah Tvergyak
"Instagram: The Social Market"

Ronnie Sanchez
"District 9: An Analysis of Gender, Race, and Sexuality"

Edith Torres Ríos
"Memes on the US-Mexico Border

The conference's keynote speaker was Dr. Kishonna Gray, speaking on "Gender, Race and Online Toxicity."

Dr. Gray is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor and MLK Scholar at MIT as well as a fellow at the Berkman-Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University and a Faculty Visitor at the Social Media Collective at Microsoft Research (Cambridge). Dr. Gray's research examines race, gender, and digital media with an emphasis on gaming culture. She is the author of Race, Gender, and Deviance in Xbox Live (Routledge, 2014) as well as numerous articles in academic and popular journals. Dr. Gray is also a featured blogger and podcaster with "Not Your Mama's Gamer."