Book Chapters

Stang, Sarah. (Forthcoming). “What is a Feminist War Game?”: A Game Jam Reflection. In Feminist War Games, edited by Jon Saklofske, Dene Grigar, Alyssa Arbuckle, and Jon Bath.

Stang, Sarah. (Forthcoming). “My greatest weakness? Occasionally I give a damn”: (Super)heroic Duty, Responsibility, and Morality. In Jessica Jones, edited by Mary Grace Lao, Jessica Bay, and Priya Rehal.

Stang, Sarah. (Forthcoming). Big Daddies and their Little Sisters: Postfeminist Fatherhood in the BioShock Series. In Beyond the Sea: Critical Perspectives on BioShock, edited by Jessica Aldred and Felan Parker. McGill-Queens University Press.

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Stang, Sarah. (2018). Shrieking, Biting, and Licking: The Monstrous-Feminine and Abject Female Monsters in Video Games. Press Start Volume 4, Number 2: Body Movements Special Issue. Accessible at 

Stang, Sarah. (2017). Big Daddies and Broken Men: Father-Daughter Relationships in Video Games. Loading… Volume 10, Number 16: CGSA Double Issue. Accessible at

Stang, Sarah. (2017). Player Agency in Telltale Games’ Transmedia and Cross-Genre Adaptations. Cinephile Volume 11, Issue 3: Adaptations, Translations, Permutations. Accessible at

Commissioned Scholarly Articles

Stang, Sarah. (2018). Madness as True Sight in The Cat Lady and Fran BowFirst Person Scholar Special Issue on Mad/Crip Games. Accessible at

Stang, Sarah. (2017). Identity Crises, Memory Loss, and Ghostly Dreams: Final Fantasy and Player-Avatar Identification. Tech Sematary Volume 1.

Stang, Sarah. (2017). Friendship, Intimacy, and Play-by-Post Roleplaying. First Person Scholar. Accessible at

Stang, Sarah. (2016). Controlling Fathers and Devoted Daughters: Paternal Authority in BioShock 2 and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. First Person Scholar. Accessible at,

Sarah. (2016). Mother, Maiden, & Crone. Unwinnable Monthly Volume 3, Issue 7. PDF: Unwinnable.

Book Reviews

Stang, Sarah. (2018). Anastasia Salter, Jane Jensen. Hyperrhiz: New Media Cultures Volume 18. Accessible at