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Bo Ruberg

16 Sep, 2022

Live play, live sex: The parallel labors of video game live streaming and webcam modeling

Alum Bo Ruberg's article is featured in Sexualities. Read more

10 Jun, 2022

BCNM's Big Wins 2022

We're so proud to share some our greatest successes from 2022!  Read more

21 May, 2022

BCNM Around the Web May

Check out the great work of our students, faculty, and alumni around the web this May! Read more

13 May, 2022

Bo Ruberg Publishes Sex Dolls at Sea Read more

21 Apr, 2022

Bo Ruberg on Hot Tub Streaming

Bo Ruberg discusses Hot Tub streaming and what it brings to erotic lesiure culture. Read more

13 Apr, 2022

BCNM Around the Web April 2022

Check out the great work of our students, faculty, and alumni around the web this April 2022!

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05 Apr, 2022

Digital Intimacy in Real Time

Bo Ruberg published on Live Streaming Gender and Sexuality in Television & New Media.

 

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31 Mar, 2022

Bo Ruberg on Queer Gaming Practices on Arebyte

Bo Ruberg talks about how LGBTQI+ game makers are reimagining the medium of video games. Read more

30 Mar, 2022

BCNM at SCMS 2022

Amazing BCNM representation from students, faculty, and alumni at SCMS 2022! Read more

24 Mar, 2022

Bo Ruberg in Problematic Pleasures in Digital Games and Play

Alum Bo Ruberg joins Christopher Patterson, Aaron Trammell, and Kishonna Gray to discuss the diverse and not always harmless ways that pleasure moves us in and through play. Read more

22 Mar, 2022

Bo Ruberg in Conversation on Queer Gaming

Alum Bo Ruberg chats about queer gaming with designers Jess Marcotte and Dietrich Squinkifer. Read more

02 Mar, 2022

BCNM Around the Web March 2022

Check out the great work of our students, faculty, and alumni around the web this March! Read more

10 Feb, 2022

Bo Ruberg Publishes the Mystery of the Missing AIDS Crisis

The article appears in American Literature and argues that the AIDS crisis indicates the "present absence of queerness in video games." Read more

05 Feb, 2022

Bo Ruberg Publishes Trans Games Studies

Bo Ruberg's Trans Games Studies has been published in University of Michigan's Journal of Cinema and Media Studies. Read more

08 Dec, 2021

Bo Ruberg's Queer Games Avant-Garde Reviewed

Daniella Gáti reviews Bo's book for Information and Culture Read more

05 Dec, 2021

Bo Ruberg on Video Games to Play at the End of the World

Bo Ruberg gave the First Forum 2021 Graduate Student Conference Keynote address on October 21, 2021. Read more

22 Nov, 2021

Bo Ruberg Promoted to Associate Professor

BCNM alum Bo Ruberg has been promoted to Associate Professor at UC Irvine! Read more

20 Oct, 2021

Bo Ruberg at AOIR Online

Bo Ruberg speaks at AoIR 2021 on the relationship between video games and political participation. Read more

14 Oct, 2021

BCNM Around the Web October 2021

Check out the amazing work of our faculty, students, and alumni around the web this October! Read more

23 Jul, 2021

BCNM Around the Web July 2021

Check out the amazing work of our faculty, students, and alumni around the web this July! Read more

22 Jul, 2021

Review of the Queer Games Avant Garde in Journal of Play Read more

04 Jul, 2021

Bo Ruberg on Making Players Care

Bo Ruberg & Rainforest Scully-Blaker publish Making players care: The ambivalent cultural politics of care and video games in the International Journal of Cultural Studies! Read more

25 May, 2021

BCNM Around the Web May 2021

Check out the amazing work of our faculty, students, and alumni around the web in May! Read more

17 Apr, 2021

BCNM Around the Web April 2021

Check out the amazing work of our faculty, students, and alumni around the web this April! Read more

15 Mar, 2021

BCNM Around the Web March 2021

Check out the amazing work of our alumni around the web this March! Read more

02 Mar, 2021

Bo Ruberg on Co-Opting AI & Games

Bo Ruberg was recently featured on a Periscope livestream to discuss Co-Opting AI & Games. Check it out! Read more

18 Feb, 2021

BCNM SCMS 2021

The Society for Cinema and Media Studies' annual conference features presentations by 13 BCNM students, faculty, and alumni! Read more

14 Feb, 2021

Bo Ruberg on Critical Perspectives in Technology

Bo Ruberg is a guest on the sixth episode of public lecture series "Critical Perspectives on Technology." Read more

14 Feb, 2021

The Queer Games Avant-Garde Reviewed in Information, Communications, and Society

BCNM alum Bo Ruberg's book The Queer Games Avant-Garde is reviewed in the Information Communication & Society Journal. Read more

13 Feb, 2021

Bo Ruberg Wins Stonewall Book Award

Congratulations to BCNM alum Bo Ruberg for receieving a Stonewall Book Award! Read more

08 Feb, 2021

BCNM Around the Web February 2021

Check out the amazing work of our faculty, students, and alumni around the web this February! Read more

02 Feb, 2021

Bo Ruberg Publishes on Livestreaming from the Bedroom

Bo Ruberg and Daniel Lark recently published a paper titled "Livestreaming from the bedroom: Performing intimacy through domestic space on Twitch"! Read more

30 Nov, 2020

BCNM Around the Web December

Check out the amazing work of our faculty, students, and alumni around the web this December! Read more

28 Nov, 2020

Bo Ruberg in Queer Gaming In Conversation

Bo Ruberg leads a conversation with fellow designers Jess Marcotte and Dietrich Squinkifer to talk about queer game design and the thought processes behind it. Read more

21 Nov, 2020

Bo Ruberg on How LGBTQ Experiences Challenge Dominant Narratives of Independent Games

Bo Ruberg contributes to the first edition of Game Studies textbook Independent Videogames. Read more

20 Oct, 2020

UCI Press Features Bo Ruberg

Bo Ruberg has recently joined colleagues in film and media studies and art history as an associate editor of Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural CriticismRead more

19 Oct, 2020

Hear Bo Ruberg at PlayThink

Bo Ruberg's podcast interview on PlayThink is now available!  Read more

19 Oct, 2020

Bo Ruberg on The Gendered Emotional Labor of Video Game Live Streaming

Bo Ruberg's and Amanda Cullen's article has been published on Digital Culture and Society!  Read more

13 Oct, 2020

Bo Ruberg At the Crossroads Video Online Now

Missed out on Bo Ruberg's amazing talk on their new book "The Queer Game Avant-Garde" for At the Crossroads? Check out the video online now! Read more

09 Oct, 2020

Bo Ruberg on Archiving the History of Bulletin Board Systems and the AIDS Crisis

BCNM Alum Bo Ruberg features in First Monday with their article "SURVIVORS: Archiving the history of bulletin board systems and the AIDS crisis" Read more

10 Sep, 2020

BCNM Around the Web September 2020

Check out the amazing work of our faculty, students, and alumni around the web this September! Read more

16 Aug, 2020

Submit to Queer / Trans / Digital

Alum Bo Ruberg co-edits this great new series from NYU Press. Read more

22 Jul, 2020

Review of Video Games Have Always Been Queer in First Person Scholar

Betsy Brey reviews Bo Ruberg's book in "The Queer Games We Play." Read more

20 Jul, 2020

Bo Ruberg Publishes On LGBTQ Identities Challenging Norms of Demographics

"In the era of algorithms and big data [...] the issue of who is or is not “counted” profoundly affects visibility, access, and power in the digital realm." Read more

17 Jul, 2020

Alum Bo Ruberg on Keywords at Play Read more

17 Jul, 2020

BCNM Around the Web July 2020

Check out the awesome presentations and features of our faculty, student, and alumni work across the web this past July! Read more

18 Jun, 2020

Bo Ruberg Published in Indie Games in the Digital Age

"The powers and pitfalls of queer indie game-making: An interview with Mo Cohen" appears in this Bloomsbury edition. Read more

30 May, 2020

Bo Ruberg Publishes on Biased Definitions Of Sexual Content in Video Game Live Streaming

Bo Ruberg, BCNM alum, publishes article "'Obscene, pornographic, or otherwise, objectionable'; Biased definitions of sexual content in videogame live streaming." Read more

14 May, 2020

BCNM Around the Web May 2020

Check out the amazing work of our faculty and alumni in May 2020! Read more

16 Apr, 2020

BCNM Around the Web April 2020

Check out the amazing work of our faculty and alumni in April 2020! Read more

12 Apr, 2020

BCNM at CHI 2020

CHI has been cancelled due to COVID-19, but let's celebrate the incredible work of our students, faculty, and alumni who were slated to present! Read more

05 Apr, 2020

Bo Ruberg in Lambda Literary

Bo Ruberg's book 'Queer Games Avant-Garde' was featured in 'March’s Most Anticipated LGBTQ Books' in Lambda Literary Read more

01 Apr, 2020

Alum Bo Ruberg on Empathy and Its Alternatives

BCNM Alum Bo Ruberg published an article in Communication, Culture and Critique. Read more

29 Mar, 2020

Alum Bo Ruberg Publishes The Queer Games Avant-Garde Read more

10 Mar, 2020

BCNM Around the Web March 2020

Check out the amazing talks and discussion around the work of our students, faculty, and alumni in March 2020! Read more

11 Feb, 2020

Bo Ruberg on the Precarious Labor of Queer Indie Game Makers Reprinted in TV & Media

Bo Ruberg was featured in Television and New Media's special issue, "Contested Formations of Digital Game Labor."  Read more

17 Jan, 2020

Bo Ruberg in Oxford Bibliographies

Bo Ruberg contributed to an overview on the work in Feminist and Queer Game Studies for Oxford Bibliographies. Read more

02 Jan, 2020

Bo Ruberg on Women's Breasts in Online Streaming

Bo Ruberg published "Nothing But a 'Titty Streamer'" in Critical Studies in Media Communication with Amanda Cullen and Kathryn Brewster. Read more

31 Dec, 2019

Video Games Have Always Been Queer Reviewed in Critical Studies in Media & Communication

Bo Ruberg's Video Games Have Always Been Queer was reviewed by Cenk Koknar in Critical Studies in Media & Communication. Read more

27 Dec, 2019

Bo Ruberg Keynotes UCIESC 2019

Alum Bo Ruberg keynoted the UC Irvine Esports conference with a presentation on diversity and Esports. Read more

20 Dec, 2019

BCNM Around the Web December 2019

Check out the amazing talks and discussion around the work of our faculty, students, and alumni! Read more

02 Nov, 2019

BCNM Around the Web November 2019

More in the media from faculty Ken Goldberg, Alex Saum, Claudia von Vacano and Jacob Gaboury; and alumni Trevor Paglen, Bo Ruberg, Alenda Chang and Jen Schradie. Read more

16 Oct, 2019

BCNM around the Web October 2019

More in the media from faculty Ken Goldberg and Koci Hernandez; and alumni Trevor Paglen, danah boyd, Jen Schradie, Tiffany Ng, Ritwik Banerji, Bo Ruberg, and Jane McGonigal.  Read more

15 Oct, 2019

Alum Bo Ruberg on GamerGate Culture in The Verge

The article covers a critical issue facing those teaching videogames today. Read more

18 Sep, 2019

Alum Bo Ruberg's Book Reviewed in Feminist Media Studies

BCNM alum Bo Ruberg's book Video Games Have Always Been Queer reviewed in Feminist Media Studies. Read more

17 Sep, 2019

Alum Bo Ruberg Leads Inclusive Streaming Initiative at UCI

We're thrilled to see our alum Bo Ruberg leading the fantastic new Inclusive Streaming Initiative! Read more

21 Aug, 2019

Alum Bo Ruberg and Queerness in Video Games on Team LFG

Alum Bo Ruberg was a guest on YouTube channel, Team LFG  Read more

11 Aug, 2019

Alum Bo Ruberg at FDG 2019

Ruberg presents "Necklines and ‘Naughty Bits’: Constructing and Regulating Bodies in Live Streaming Community Guidelines." Read more

11 Jul, 2019

Commons Conversations 2018-2019 In Review

Check out the highlights for this responsive series that delves into the impact of new media on our current political and public climate. Read more

10 Jul, 2019

Bo Ruberg on the Precarious Labor of the Queer Indie Game Maker

Bo's article appeared in a Special Issue of Television & New Media on Contested Formations of Digital Game Labor. Read more

06 Jul, 2019

Alum Bo Ruberg on Video Games Have Always Been Queer at UCLA

A great recap of Bo's visit to UCLA was featured in The Daily Bruin. Read more

24 Jun, 2019

BCNM around the Web July 2019

Ken Goldberg at BrainBar, on home robots and the relationship between robots and retirement. Nicholas de Monchaux on the moon suit at the Santa Fe Institute. Alum Bo Ruberg's Video Games Have Always Been Queer in Real Life. Alum Jane McGonigal on the gamification of the warehouse. Alum Trevor Paglen on Our Privacy Mess and at Art Basel. Alum Jen Schradie at the Microworks Platform Conference. Read more

18 Jun, 2019

BCNM at SIGGRAPH 2019

Jacob Gaboury and alum Bo Ruberg will speak at the Diversity and Inclusion Summit. Read more

25 May, 2019

Alum Bo Ruberg on the UCI Podcast

Bo chats about the history of video games through the lens of LGBTQ theory! Read more

23 May, 2019

Bo Ruberg's "What to Do When Toxic Video Gaming Culture Enters the Classroom" Now Online

Bo's incredibly popular Game Developer's Conference lecture is now available for free to view online! Read more

07 May, 2019

Bo Ruberg Commons Conversation Video Now Online Read more

07 May, 2019

Bo Ruberg on First Person Scholar Podcast

Bo Ruberg is a featured guest on a special edition episode titled, "Queer Games Studies Special Issue." Read more