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Different Games Conference: Call for Papers, Games and Workshop Proposals

The Department of Technology, Culture and Society at New York University’s Polytechnic Institute invites submissions of original games, scholarly research, and workshop proposals for Different Games. Proposals are due February 1st, 2013 to DifferentGamesConference(at)gmail.com While recent years have drawn attention to the presence of … Continue reading

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THATCamp Epic Play 2013, May 24-25, UW, Simpson Center

THATCamp Epic Play is an unconference and year-end colloquium hosted by the Keywords for Video Game Studies graduate interest group.  THATCamp Epic Play invites digital humanists, game scholars, teachers, artists, librarians, students, designers, developers, and enthusiasts to participate in roundtable … Continue reading

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UPCOMING GRADUATE COURSE: COM 569: “Communication Strategies in Video Games and Virtual Worlds” (Winter 2013)

COM 569, “Communication Strategies in Video Games and Virtual Worlds,” engages a variety of questions: what makes a game, a video game, or a virtual world compelling?  How can we use these new media to educate, to communicate, and what … Continue reading

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So Long and Thanks for All the History: Keywords Follow-Up

by Theresa Horstman & Edmond Chang We are happy to announce another successful Keywords for Video Game Studies session!  Thanks to all who joined us on Thursday, November 8 to discuss all things video games and “HISTORY.” We considered the … Continue reading

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Making History, Keywords Style

A couple of photos from the last Keywords for Video Game Studies graduate interest group session:

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