In Media Res on Gaming This Week (Dec. 6-10, 2010)

This week’s In Media Res special theme week’s focus is Gaming.  In Media Res is dedicated to experimenting with collaborative, multi-modal forms of online scholarship.  Its goal is to promote an online dialogue amongst scholars and the public about contemporary approaches to studying media.

December 6-10, 2010: “Gaming”
http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/theme-week/2010/49/gaming-december-6-10-2010

Monday December 6, 2010 – Simon Ferrari (Georgia Tech) presents: The Flourish

Tuesday December 7, 2010 – David Clayman (Bethesda Softworks) presents: Letting Go of Reality

Wednesday December 8, 2010 – Ted Friedman (Georgia State University) presents: Farmville and Gifting

Thursday December 9, 2010 – Nina Huntemann (Suffolk University) presents: Affirmative Activision

Friday December 10, 2010 – Brad King (Ball State University) presents: TBA

This week’s theme was organized by Shane Toepfer (Georgia State University) with Brandon Amato (Georgia State University).

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One Response to In Media Res on Gaming This Week (Dec. 6-10, 2010)

  1. Nanette Karn says:

    An additional issue is that video gaming has become one of the all-time biggest forms of excitement for people spanning various ages. Kids enjoy video games, plus adults do, too. The actual XBox 360 is among the favorite video games systems for those who love to have a lot of video games available to them, plus who like to play live with people all over the world. Many thanks for sharing your thinking.

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