In Media Res - Video Game Stories theme week

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Type: 
Event
Date: 
September 11, 2017 to September 15, 2017
Location: 
Georgia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Communication, Journalism and Media Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Digital Humanities, Humanities

This week's In Media Res theme focus is "Video Game Stories" (September 11 - 15).

 

Here's the lineup: http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/

 

Monday, September 11 - Andrea Braithwaite (University of Ontario Institute of Technology) presents "Between the Lines: Finding Feminist Possibility Spaces in Kathy Rain: A Detective is Born."

 

Tuesday, September 12 - Andy Wright (Pitzer College) presents "Tap to Control: Interactivity and Narrative Control in Netflix's 'Buddy Thunderstruck: The Maybe Pile."

 

Wednesday, September 13 - Ryan Clement (University of Waterloo) presents "Game Mechanics as Emergent Narrative."

 

Thursday, September 14 - Pawel Frelik (Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland) presents "People and Places Beyond Reach: Invisible Stories as Immersive Devices in Contemporary Video Games."

 

Friday, September 15 - Richard Colby (University of Denver) presents "Video Game Narrative Imperatives."

 

Theme week organized by Wolfgang Boehm (Georgia State University).

 

 

To receive links for each day's posts and stay up to date on our latest calls for curators, please be sure to "like" our Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/mediacommons.inmediares/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel

 

You can also follow us on Twitter at @MC_IMR

 

For more information, please contact In Media Res at inmediares@gsu.edu or email the Coordinating Editor, Ethan Tussey, at etussey@gsu.edu.

 

Best,

The In Media Res Team

Contact Info: 

Geoffrey D. Henry - Associate Editor of Public Relations for In Media Res

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