Game Studies Stream at Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA) 2017, November 10 & 11, 2017, Tempe, AZ

I have been attending the SLSA (Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts) conference now (on and off) since 2005, and I have always found the annual meeting to be thoughtful, friendly, interdisciplinary, and convivial. …

“NATURE”: Keywords for Video Game Studies Speaker Series, Alenda Chang, 2/22, 4 PM, EMU 023

KEYWORDS FOR VIDEO GAME STUDIES Speaker Series February 22, 2017 4-5:30 PM | EMU 023 University of Oregon NATURE “The Problem of Modeling (and Rendering) Trees” Can you commune with nature in a video game?…

In Media Res Pokemon Go Week

This past week’s In Media Res featured five short essays and provocations about the mobile game Pokemon Go: http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/theme-week/2016/41/pokemon-go-october-17th-october-21st-2016.  In Media Res is “dedicated to experimenting with collaborative, multi-modal forms of online scholarship…In Media Res…

“Greening Games: What Environmental Science Can Teach Us about Playing Video Games”

I am looking forward to my sister Alenda Chang is coming to Drew University to give a talk, sponsored by the Environmental Studies and Sustainability program (I designed the poster): Greening Games: What Environmental Science…