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Pokémon GO and the Ludification of Culture, Mindtrek keynote

In Tuesday, 18 October 2016, I will be presenting an invited keynote titled “Pokémon GO and the Ludification of Culture” in the Academic Mindtrek conference in the Tampere Hall. Full program at: http://www.mindtrek.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/11/2016/10/Academic-Mindtrek-2016-Printable-program.pdf. Mindtrek is a hybrid event, and there are multiple tracks in the program, see: http://www.mindtrek.org/2016/program/.  Edit: I published my Mindtrek keynote slides here: http://www.slideshare.net/fransmayra/pokmon-go-and-the-ludification-of-culture … Continue reading ”Pokémon GO and the Ludification of Culture, Mindtrek keynote”

Academic Mindtrek 2016 CFP

[Please spread the word, Mindtrek includes also an established game research track] ============================================= Call for Papers, Posters, Demonstrations and Workshops 17th to 19th October 2016 Tampere, Finland http://www.mindtrek.org/2016/academic/ Full papers, posters, demonstrations and workshops due on: —— DEADLINE 27th June, 2016 —— In cooperation with ACM, ACM SIGMM, and ACM SIGCHI. Contributions will be published … Continue reading ”Academic Mindtrek 2016 CFP”

CFP: CHI PLAY 2016

CHI PLAY 2016 The 3rd ACM SIGCHI Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play http://chiplay.acm.org Twitter: #chiplay Austin, Texas October 16 – 19, 2016 CHI PLAY is an international and interdisciplinary conference (by ACM SIGCHI) for researchers and professionals across … Continue reading

CFP: DiGRA/FDG 2016

Please spread the word: CFP DiGRA/FDG 2016 – 1st Joint International Conference of DiGRA and FDG For the first time, the Digital Games Research Association (DiGRA) and the Foundation of Digital Games (FDG) will partner in an unprecedented gathering of … Continue reading

Clash of Realities, keynote

Next week, I will be in Cologne, presenting a keynote in the fascinating Clash of Realities conference. My title is “Playful Culture: Are We Undergoing a Ludic Turn?” Other speakers include e.g. Janet Murray, Jussi Holopainen and Rachel Kowert. More … Continue reading

Panel: From Game Studies to Studies of Play in Society

https://twitter.com/hatii_matt/status/598821606471954433 The first day of DiGRA 2015 conference featured panel titled “From Game Studies to Studies of Play in Society”, which included Sebastian Deterding, Mia Consalvo, Joost Raessens, Seth Giddings, Torill Elvira Mortensen, Kristine Jørgensen and myself as speakers (Sybille … Continue reading

DiGRA 2015

The next major DiGRA conference to take place in European soil will start tomorrow in Lüneburg, Germany. There are several interesting dimensions to this year’s event, including its chosen theme on “Diversity of Play” and the research papers that highlight the … Continue reading