DiGRA India Conference 2022

We are currently accepting abstracts for work-in-progress papers until 15th October, 2022. We are happy to announce the return of the DiGRA India Conference for this year! This time the theme is: Videogames, Science Fiction and India. Call For Papers: Following the recent spurt of activity around Indian Science Fiction or Speculative Fiction, a genreContinue reading “DiGRA India Conference 2022”

Meghna Jayanth’s DiGRA India 2021 Keynote: White Protagonism and Imperial Pleasures in Game Design

Note: This text was originally published on Meghna Jayanth’s medium, and has been reposted with author permission. – The text from my Keynote at DIGRA India’s 2021 Conference on 20th November 2021 As I attempted to structure and restructure this talk — trying to organise the various imperial pleasures in game design I wanted to talk about.Continue reading “Meghna Jayanth’s DiGRA India 2021 Keynote: White Protagonism and Imperial Pleasures in Game Design”

DiGRA India 2021 is Almost HERE!

Conference Schedule: Day 1: Philosophy and Psychology of Games 11:00 am – 1:00 pm :(i) Angshuman Dutta (Jadavpur University, Kolkata): ‘The Erhabenheit of Space: The sublime in Outer Wilds’ (ii) Samuel Poirier-Poulin (Université de Montréal, Canada):‘The Wounds That Never Healed: Videoludic Trauma in Cry of Fear’ (iii) Nisarga Bhattacharya (English and Foreign Languages University, India):‘EmergentContinue reading “DiGRA India 2021 is Almost HERE!”

A special issue of Gamevironments “This Time it’s for all the Marbles. Towards Social Justice in Digital Gaming”.

Dear Friends and Colleagues, I am guest-editing a special issue of Gamevironments with the title “This Time it’s for all the Marbles. Towards Social Justice in Digital Gaming”. The DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION is the 1st of February and you can find the full CFP here: https://www.gamevironments.uni-bremen.de/call-for-papers/ Digital games are a central element of contemporary mediaContinue reading “A special issue of Gamevironments “This Time it’s for all the Marbles. Towards Social Justice in Digital Gaming”.”

DiGRA India Conference 2021 – Call for Papers

Games, Culture(s) and India: Dispatches from a Playful Subcontinent The DiGRA India 2021 conference welcomes papers about games and cultures focusing on but not restricted to India and the Indian Subcontinent. While we are interested in digital games in the main, we will also consider submissions on other games, relating to but again not restrictedContinue reading “DiGRA India Conference 2021 – Call for Papers”

Ecogames 2021 Conference

Dear colleagues, Next week – on Tuesday 12 October and Wednesday 13 October – we are organizing the Ecogames 2021 conference as part of the Pathways to Sustainability Conference Week Making Change Happen: Ecogames 2021: https://greenmedia.sites.uu.nl/green-media-at-uu/ecogames-conference-2021.  Making Change Happen: https://www.uu.nl/agenda/pathways-to-sustainability-conference-week-2021-making-change-happen.  If you are interested in attending our conference in person (the whole day or a specific time slot), please fill in this google form: https://forms.gle/6BYhN5Kvgfyi25CL6.Continue reading “Ecogames 2021 Conference”

DiGRA 2022 Call for papers

DiGRA 2022 will take place in Guadalajara, Mexico from April 25th – 29th 2022. A pre-conference will be held one day prior to the official beginning of the conference. The theme of the upcoming DiGRA 2022 is “Bringing Worlds Together”, exploring games as spaces of speculative possibility, ambiguity and liminality. Game studies have always consideredContinue reading “DiGRA 2022 Call for papers”

CfP: The Middle Ages in Modern Games ‘Borders’ 2022

Following our great strand this year we’re taking The Middle Ages in Modern Games back to @IMC_Leeds (4-7 Jul 2022)! The theme is ‘Borders’ but we welcome any papers addressing the Middle Ages/Medievalism in games of any format. Tired of faking claims in Crusader Kings or depressed of the border war in Witcher? Hear theContinue reading “CfP: The Middle Ages in Modern Games ‘Borders’ 2022”

CFP for a special issue on Local Game Production

Brendan Keogh 09:53 (3 hours ago) Reply to Games Hi everyone, Just reposting the below CFP for a special issue on Local Game Production. The deadline for initial abstracts is the end of this month. Happy to answer any questions you might have. Cheers Brendan ———- Forwarded message ———From: Christopher Young <christopher.young@utoronto.ca>Date: Mon, Nov 22, 2021 at 11:29Continue reading “CFP for a special issue on Local Game Production”