Diversity and Difference (Weeks 6-10)

A central question in North American game studies concerns the extent to which games imagine difference and the other.

Monday, February 19 (Week 6)

  • Katherine Isbister, “Character” from Debugging Game History (2016), pp. 37-44
  • Kate Edwards, “Culturalization” from Debugging Game History (2016), pp. 97-101
  • Carly A. Kocurek, “Identities” from Debugging Game History (2016), pp. 237-245

Wednesday, February 21

Friday, February 23

Monday, February 26 (Week 7)

  • Hector Postigo, “Modification” from Debugging Game History

Wednesday, February 28

Friday, March 2

  • 2nd round of Game Logs due

Monday, March 5-9 (Spring Break)

Monday, March 12 (Week 8)

Wednesday, March 14

Friday, March 16

Monday, March 19 (Week 9)

  • Stephanie Boluk and Patrick LeMieux, “Metagaming” from Debugging Game History (2016), pp. 313-324

Wednesday, March 21

Friday, March 23

  • Close Playing Project Due (EOD on Satuday)

Monday, March 26 (Week 10)

Wednesday, March 28

Friday, March 30

Header: Mike Prosser, My Third Skyrim Character Gh’Reth Is a Khajiit Thief (2012) via Flickr / BY-SA Creative Commons License