Officer Positions Open!

The purpose of the Council for Play and Game Studies (CPGS) is to help composition teachers and researchers network their research and pedagogical interests in using games to teach rhetoric and writing. CPGS also hosts Cs the Day, an interactive scavenger hunt at CCCC. 

CPGS currently has two officer positions open for the 2020-21 year, and we’d love for you to join us!

Below are descriptions for the open positions. If you are interested in either, please email with your name, the position(s) you are interested in, your home institution, as well as a paragraph describing why you are interested in the position and why you believe you would be a good fit for it.  

Please email your self-nominations by Friday, October 2nd. We will hold elections for the new positions soon after. 

Open CPGS Positions:

Research Coordinator (2-year term)

  • Manages the Zotero bibliography and graduate student volunteers working on that project
  • Collects potential publication opportunity information for presentation during annual business meeting
  • Compiles a list of all games-related panels and events going on at CCCC and shares on social media
  • Facilitates the coordination of publication and presentation opportunities among Council members so that a list of opportunities kept up-to-date and they can be posted to social media

Graduate Student Representative (1-year term)

  • Collaborate with Membership Coordinator to manage and facilitate mentoring relationships
  • Apprentice to at least one other position on the Council to learn its roles and assist on its projects
  • Communicate with graduate students via the Council’s various platforms to better understand graduate student needs and communicate those needs to the rest of the EC
  • Serves as Council’s liaison to all appropriate CCCC-affiliated graduate organizations and committees (e.g. WPA-GO, Committee on the Status of Graduate Students, NextGEN)

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