In Media Res - Video Game Stories theme week

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September 11, 2017 to September 15, 2017
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:


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).



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The In Media Res Team

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