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