UWO Women’s Center

Campus Center for Equity & Diversity
717 W. Irving Ave.
Oshkosh, WI 54901

(920) 424-0963

January Term 2022 Hours:
Monday: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Level Up! provides a safe space for women and minority gamers to build community around feminist gaming while critically analyzing the media we love. During each meeting we will play games, discuss topics (like online toxicity, character development, gamer identity, and common tropes) and strategize how to make our community more inclusive.

Fall 2021 Meetings will be held in the Women’s Center and on Zoom from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on the following dates:

  • September 14: Intro/Party Game
  • September 21: Machismo and Masculinity
  • September 28: Sexual Harassment and Gendered Violence in the Gaming Industry 
  • October 5: #GamerGate and Cybersecurity
  • October 19: LGBTQ+ Coming Out Stories 
  • October 26: Free Play – Scary Games
  • November 2: Mental Health
  • November 16: Indigeneity in Video Games
    *This date will be held online only.
  • November 30: Escape Room 

Past Topics of Discussion:

  • Women and minorities in game development
  • Female and minority streamers, let’s players, and online players
  • Sex in video games and women as reward
  • How video games portray mental illness
  • Gamer identity and stereotype threat

View Current List of Available Video Games

Always Sometimes Monsters

Borderlands: The Handsome Collection

Call of Duty: Black Ops III

Fallout 4

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

Horizon: Zero Dawn

Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition

Injustice 2

Lego Marvel Super Heroes

Life is Strange: The Complete Season

Life is Strange: Before the Storm

Mass Effect: Andromeda

Mortal Kombat XL

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard

Rise of the Tomb Raider

South Park: The Fractured But Whole

South Park: The Stick of Truth

Tearaway: Unfolded Crafted Edition

The Evil Within 2

The Last of Us Remastered

Unchartered: The Lost Legacy

Unchartered: The Nathan Drake Collection

Unchartered 4: A Thief’s End

Watch Dogs

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