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”
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).