MA/PHD Play and Game Studies Programs

If you would like to take graduate courses in game design and/or play and games studies but don’t know where to start, here are some programs that specialize in studying games and game development: Clemson University: Rhetorics, Communication, and Information Design Rhetorics, Communication, and Information Design is interested in an overall balance of ecologies in… Read More MA/PHD Play and Game Studies Programs

Apply to the HASTAC Scholars Program!

If any graduate students are looking for an excellent ongoing opportunity for networking and collaborative work, the HASTAC Scholars program is currently accepting applications for their 2018-2020 cohort. This initiative created by the Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory (HASTAC), is built upon a community of emergent graduate and some undergraduate students involved… Read More Apply to the HASTAC Scholars Program!

Southwest PCA: Game Studies, Culture, Play, and Practice

Southwest PCA is accepting proposals beginning Oct. 15 for game scholarship under the Game Studies, Culture, Play, and Practice Area. This is a wonderful conference as all of the game panels are in the same room, which creates the sense of an ongoing scholarly conversation about games. The Game Studies, Culture, Play, and Practice Area… Read More Southwest PCA: Game Studies, Culture, Play, and Practice

Teaching Media Quarterly Seeking Lesson Plans

Teaching Media Quarterly currently has a call out for lesson plans that incorporate video games: “For this upcoming issue, the editors of Teaching Media Quarterly seek lesson plans that explore how media and communication instructors might approach the study of digital games as an increasingly important element of the global media landscape.” Not only is… Read More Teaching Media Quarterly Seeking Lesson Plans

Open Positions

Announcement! We are extending the deadline for nominations for the CCCC Council for Play and Game Studies’ two open positions: Assistant Chair and Graduate Student Representative. The duties of the positions are listed below. All interested parties are asked to send a 150-word bio/interest statement to our email address by April 7th. If you are interested in nominating a… Read More Open Positions