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For All My ATL Youth Gamers!!

Calling all my youth gamers and esports fans in the ATL!! Check out this awesome 2-day FREE conference!! Free.99… you cannot beat that!! I am always about supporting friends and family and the good folks over at Pharoah’s Conclave definitely fall into that category!!

See more details below:

Greater Atlanta Residents, REGISTER TODAY

Youth Esports League National Championship & Conference is a FREE 2-day eSports conference for K-12 students.

JUNE 24TH & 25TH 10AM- 4PM

Atlanta Metropolitan State College’s Pavilion-1630 Metropolitan Pkwy SW, Atlanta, GA 30310

Overview: YEL National Championship & Conference

Youth eSports League National Championships & Conference is a free 2-day eSports conference that exposes the entry points to eSports careers. It features team and individual tournament play, hands-on workshops and panels with eSports and video gaming professionals, an expo the DoorDash Game Design Challenge, and so much more! Check out a recap of last year’s event below.

About PCX Go!

PCX GO! builds on PCX’s mission of preparing youth for eSports careers through capacity building around eSports career pathways, providing the ecosystem with the infrastructure needed to support all key stakeholders in building skills and capabilities that apply to the eSports industry to:

Inform – Identifying entry points into the industry

Instruct – Explaining the necessary steps it takes to navigate career pathways within the eSports industry through skill and capability development

Educate – Providing opportunities to apply instruction in real-world contexts to promote learning and develop eSports professionals

If you have any questions don’t hesitate to email info@pharaohsconclave.com

Don’t wait another minute….REGISTER NOW!!

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To All My Gamer Friends!!

I wanted to share this “Playtesting Opportunity” from Amebous Labs! Do you have an interest in learning about playtesting or becoming a playtester? If so, Amebous Labs might have a great opportunity for you!! Take their survey and see if you qualify to be a playtester for their new VR game LOAM (headsets are not required to participate).

Amebous Labs is fueled by a team of creators and innovators. Much like an amoeba, we transform and evolve to produce the latest that immersive technology has to offer. By combining sight, sound, and movement in virtual reality, we create games that thrill the senses. We transport our players to a world of adventure and wonder, unlike anything they’ve experienced before.

For more information on being a Loam Playtester, click on the SURVEY link!!

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Event Reminders

Friends, just a couple reminders of Dr. G’s upcoming events:

  • [WILL BE RESCHEDULED] February 24th, 2021 (6:00pm/ET)-“Black History Month Discussion: The Black Family and its Representations, Identity, and Complexities” (Panelist)…Richmond Public Library System (Richmond, VA) [Register Here]
"The Black family and its representation, identity, and diversity": A discussion with Michael Dickinson, Kimberly Wallace-Sanders, and Grace Gipson
  • February 24th, 2021-“What’s Your RPG Fantasy?: Let’s Talk Blackness, Politics, and Gaming” (Virtual Lecture)… The New Commons Project-University of Maine Farmington (Farmington, ME)…[Watch Here]
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Dr. G’s Upcoming Events

Wow!! February is truly flying by, but it is definitely one for the books.

As we get ready to close out Black History Month, I wanted to make sure I shared with you all some upcoming events in which you can see me in action”!!

February 23rd, 2021

  • VCU Unlocking Health Equity Panel-Are Cultural Images Fueling our Bias?” [Watch the Event Here!] Event begins at 12 pm/ET!
  • Chesterfield Public Library-Black History Month Program, “Black Women in American Pop Culture:” A discussion on the various portrayals of  Black women in American pop culture. [Register for the event here!] Event begins at 7 pm/ET!

February 24th, 2021

  • The New Commons Project-University of Maine Farmington-“What’s Your RPG Fantasy?: Let’s Talk Blackness, Politics, and Gaming” (Virtual Lecture)…(Farmington, ME)…[Watch Here]
  • Richmond Public Library System Black History Month Discussion- “The Black Family and its Representations, Identity, and Complexities” (Panelist)…(Richmond, VA)…[Register for the event here] Event begins at 6 pm/ET
"The Black family and its representation, identity, and diversity": A discussion with Michael Dickinson, Kimberly Wallace-Sanders, and Grace Gipson

February 25th, 2021

  • VCU Activities Programming Board- “Education, Covid-19, and Classroom Learning”: A open dialogue on the current state of education, the Covid-19 pandemic, and the impact on today’s learning, (Panelist)…(Richmond, VA)…Event begins at 6 pm/ET!
  • Conversations with Beloved and KindredEpisode 4: “Harlem Nights”…Auburn Avenue Research Library…[Live Streaming Here]… Event begins at 7 pm/ET!
  • Berkeley Center for New Media- “Fandom+Piracy Keynote w/Rebecca Wanzo: “How Should We Theorize Injury in Fan Studies?” (Panelist/Interlocuter)…(Berkeley, CA)…[Register Here]…Event begins at 8 pm/ET!
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