Call for panel participants: Demystifying video game monsters at SCMS 2018

This is Jaroslav speaking again! After taking the monster show to CEEGS 2017 with Daniel Vella this September, I’d like to bring it to North America. I’m going to submit a panel proposal to SCMS 2018 (Toronto). If you’re interested Continue reading Call for panel participants: Demystifying video game monsters at SCMS 2018

Program: Researching the Transgressive Aspects of Gaming and Play Seminar

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Date: Monday, May 22, 2017 Location: University of Bologna, Dipartmenti Arti, room: Salone Marescotti (1st floor on the left). Via Barberia 4. Diverting from a focus on games and gaming, game studies currently pays growing attention to play, playfulness, and play Continue reading Program: Researching the Transgressive Aspects of Gaming and Play Seminar

Call for Abstracts: Seminar on Researching the Transgressive Aspects of Gaming and Play

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The Games and Transgressive Aesthetics research project is proud to announce the GTA Seminar for 2017, this time in beautiful Bologna: Researching the Transgressive Aspects of Gaming and Play (Media Mutations 9 pre-conference) University of Bologna, May 22, 2017 Diverting Continue reading Call for Abstracts: Seminar on Researching the Transgressive Aspects of Gaming and Play

Program for CEEGS 2015 Workshop on Transgressive Game Content

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The program for the Workshop on Transgressive Game Content at CEEGS 2015 in Krakow is now available: Transgressive Game Content: A Central and Eastern European Perspective October 21, 2015 at Room 42, Faculty of Polish Studies, Gołębia 14, Kraków. Workshop Continue reading Program for CEEGS 2015 Workshop on Transgressive Game Content

From Transgressive Aesthetics to Transgressive Play. Review of the first GTA Research Seminar

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Two weeks ago I had the pleasure of organizing the startup seminar for the Games and Transgressive Aesthetics project. While it was not the first event hosted by the project, it was the first event that gathered all project partners, and Continue reading From Transgressive Aesthetics to Transgressive Play. Review of the first GTA Research Seminar

Games and Transgressive Aesthetics Research Seminar: Program now online

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Monday August 17: Public seminar (open for all interested*) Location: Faculty of Social Sciences, 9th floor (Fosswinckelsgate 6) 10:00-10:15 – Welcome and introduction 10:15-11.00 – Perspectives on Transgressive Games Kristine Jørgensen, Researcher, University of Bergen Games are often criticized for Continue reading Games and Transgressive Aesthetics Research Seminar: Program now online