Schedule: PLAY/PAUSE Inaugural Symposium ‘Play, Procedure, Procedurality’

We are excited to announce the schedule for our upcoming inaugural symposium, ‘Play, Procedure, Procedurality’.

PLAY/PAUSE SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE
Wednesday 24th January 2018
University House, Room G07
University of Birmingham B15 2TT

11.00-11.30                   Registration

11.30-12.00                    Welcome to PLAY/PAUSE
Introduction to Digital Cultures at Bham
– Dr Matt Hayler

12.00-1.00                     Lunch

1.00-2.00                       Panel 1- Unruly Games: Narrative, Procedure, and Unexpected     Encounters.

The ‘Essence’ of the Machine: Narrative and Procedural Conflict in Shadowrun – Adam Edwards

Non-Human Gaming – Paolo Ruffino

2.00-2.45                      Coffee Break & Work-in-progress discussion

2.45-3.45                      Panel 2- Beyond the Game: Ludology and its Afterlives.

Bringing Things to Life: Understanding Everyday Life through the Procedural Representation of Material Culture in Historical Video Games – Juan Hiriart

Archival Adventuring – Melissa Kagen

3.45-4.45                      Keynote – Dr Rob Gallagher, Kings College London

4.45-5.00.                    Concluding remarks

Book onto our eventbrite here

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