Harrisburg University Interactive Media Professor Dr. Kelly Boudreau has been invited to participate in a game studies keynote roundtable discussion at an international communications conference set to take place at the University of Toronto Mississauga in Ontario, Canada next month. Boudreau will participate in the International Communications Association, Game Studies Pre-conference Keynote Roundtable Discussion set for May 25.
The pre-conference, titled “ICA Game Studies Preconference: Games and the (Playful) Future of Communication”, will spotlight how games and play will influence the future of communication. The following is a brief description about the preconference:
“More of the world’s economy, media, politics, and everyday practices are tied to games today than ever before. To imagine the (playful) future of communication, we are bringing early career scholars from diverse methodologies and backgrounds together to discuss how game studies can act as vital testing grounds for issues of culture and society.”
In the keynote roundtable, the speakers “will explore the theme of the pre-conference …, discuss their own research, and chat about the current state of Canadian game studies.
For more information about the conference, please visit this link.
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