In their book Rules of Play (2003), authors Katie Salen and Eric Zimmerman refer to video games as having the potential to provide what they call ‘transformative cultural play.’ In this type of play, video games become vehicles of culture, in which there is an exchange of meanings between the game, the player, and culture at large. Video games become a space in which the ideals of culture are challenged, explored, and perpetuated.
Welcome to H-Announce!
H-Announce is a moderated one-way distribution network for events, conferences, calls for papers, calls for publication, programs, workshops, sources of short-term funding, fellowships, and news from H-Net and our affiliates.
To submit an announcement, log into the Commons and click "Post an Announcement" at the top of the H-Announce page. If you don't have an account, please visit http://networks.h-net.org/user/register, then navigate back to H-Announce.
To receive individual or daily digests of all H-Announce postings, log into the Commons, and click "subscribe to this network" at H-Announce.
Daily Publishing Schedule
Jobs, Reviews, & H-Net This Week Digests are published on Monday and distributed to Daily Digest subscribers on Tuesday morning.
All other announcements are moderated as they come and are distributed to Daily Digest subscribers the following day.
Please note: Announcements are posted and distributed the same day they are moderated; however, daily digests are distributed the day after moderation. Network editors receive the H-Announce daily digest and choose relevant content to repost to their networks. To post an announcement directly to a specific network, please visit that network and subscribe.
Climate Change: Impacts & Responses Research Network: a conference and journal founded in 2009, exploring scientific, policy, and strategic perspectives on the impacts of, and responses to, climate change. Twelfth International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts & Responses will be held in Venice, Italy on date 2020-04-16 through 2020-04-17.
Special issue title: Place, Space, and the Detective Narrative
Issue editors: Dr. Malcah Effron (MIT) and Dr. Nicole Kenley (Baylor University)
Women’s corpses, such as those of Snow White or Ophelia, are often depicted as a beautiful and passive objects, which has led scholars to posit cultural reflections concerning tacit assumptions in the link between femininity and death.
Since the biopolitical turn, scholars across disciplines have attempted to make sense of the encounter between life (bios) and politics. This attention paid to the topic of biopolitics shows a cultural ethos that revolves around an awareness of power connected to the body. This roundtable invites papers that analyze how literature engages with biopolitics, particularly in the conceptualizations and depictions of the body in relation to power in 20th- and 21st-century literature.