CEEGS 2016 w Lublinie


Tegoroczna edycja Central and Eastern European Games Conference odbędzie się 20-22 października w Lublinie, organizowana przez Centrum Badań Gier Wideo na Uniwersytecie Marii Curie-Skłodowskiej. W międzynarodowej radzie programowej znajduje się gamedekowy wykładowca dr Paweł Schreiber. Zapraszamy serdecznie!

Important dates

  • submission deadline: May 31, 2016
  • notification to authors: August 2, 2016
  • registration deadline: October 1, 2016
  • conference: October 20–22, 2016

Possible topics and angles include but are not limited to:

  • bridges between the study of games and literary studies, visual studies, and media studies (film studies, television studies, etc.);
  • transactions between game studies and art history;
  • game archaeology and the medium’s roots in earlier media;
  • narrative, philosophical, and aesthetic theories that have not been applied to games in any systematic manner;
  • not-games, game-like constructs, and border texts that defy traditional game definitions;
  • inspirations, influences, and borrowings, both thematic and formal, from other cultural forms and practices;
  • diversity of gaming communities, cultures, practices, and histories;
  • relationships between game genres and traditional genre systems;
  • bridges between games and previously unexplored or largely unexplored media and practices, such as photography, radio, or theater and ballet;
  • two-way transactions between games and the world of advertising and marketing;
  • transmedia texts in which games constitute integral (not passively adaptive) elements;
  • avant-garde, art, and museum games;
  • the ways in which game theories can reinvigorate the experience and study of other cultural forms and practices;
  • game histories and their similarities to and differences from histories of other media;
  • critiquing and teaching strategies borrowed from other fields.