Keywords for Video Game Studies Returns! Dr. Ashlee Bird Visits Ohio University

It has been a while since I have been able to organize something fun, cool, and bring together fun and cool people. Now that people are willing to travel and do in-person events, I decided to organize a short speaker series for this spring semester: Keywords for Video Game Studies is once again resurrected! It all started as a graduate interest group while I was at the University of Washington, then it was a roundtable at PNASA, then I ran a similar series at the University of Oregon, and one day, I hope to put all of this into book form.

Up first is friend and amazing colleague Dr. Ashlee Bird (University of Notre Dame):

Then in March it will be the inimitable Dr. Kishonna Gray (University of Kentucky) on black praxis and online games, and in April it will be my sister Dr. Alenda Y. Chang (UCSB) on games and the environment. Here is the full line up:

Speaker Series Spring 2022  

Dr. Ashlee Bird 
University of Notre Dame 
February 28 
4:30-5:30 PM 
Ellis Hall 003   

Dr. Kishonna L. Gray
University of Kentucky 
March 28 
4:30-5:30 PM 
Ellis Hall 003   

Dr. Alenda Y. Chang 
University of California, Santa Barbara 
April 11 
4:30-5:30 PM 
Ellis Hall 003   

Series made possible by the English Honors Tutorial College program, the Department of English, the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, The GRID Lab, and the McClure School of Emerging Communication Technologies at Ohio University. 

Thank you to the cosponsors and to my speakers for taking time out of their busy schedules to visit, share their work, and hang out in rural Ohio.

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