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Ready for My Close Up: Keywords Follow-Up

by Theresa Horstman and Edmond Chang Thanks to those who joined us for our most recent Gaming Keywords session, CLOSE/DISTANT on April 4, 2013.  The games and readings represented multiple interpretations of our fifth keyword for this year, and as … Continue reading

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“CLOSE/DISTANT” | Keywords for Video Game Studies GIG Session, Apr. 4, 1:30 PM, CMU 202

The Keywords for Video Game Studies graduate interest group’s (GIG) first event of the Spring Quarter is on Thursday, April 4, 1:30-3:30 PM, in Communication 202.  This is our fifth public reading and discussion group of the academic year and … Continue reading

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THATCamp PNW 2011 Post-Mortem

On November 12, 2011, three CGP members and Keywords for Video Game Studies organizers had the esteemed opportunity to participate and present a workshop at THATCamp PNW 2011 at the University of Washington-Bothell.   THATCamp (The Humanities and Technology Camp) … Continue reading

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2011 UW Teaching and Learning Symposium

Tim Welsh and I are presenting a poster on “Close Playing” at the 2011 UW Teaching and Learning Symposium today: http://depts.washington.edu/sotl/symposium/2011/ The 2011 University of Washington Teaching and Learning Symposium is scheduled for Tuesday, April 19, 2:00 – 4:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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Notes from the Field #3: Final Responses from the Close Playing Bioshock Class

Tim Welsh’s and my focus group on “close playing” wrapped up this past week.  Both Tim and I thought it was a good run and successful in many ways.  Mainly, I think that by focusing first on active playing, peer-with-peer … Continue reading

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