This is just a reminder that the deadline for proposals on game and game culture topics is 12/15/2009. Please see the CFP below for more information.
Arizona State University
CFP: Games and Game Culture
Computer Culture Area
31st Annual SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference
February 10-13, 2010
The Computer Culture Area of the SW/TX PCA/ACA welcomes paper, panel, and other proposals on any aspect of games or game culture. Possible topics include (but are not limited to):
Alternative reality games
Archiving and artifactual preservation
Economic and industrial histories
Educational game design and development
Foreign language games and culture
Game advertising (both in-game and out)
Haptics and interface studies
Luddology and other theories of play
MOGs, MMOGs, and other forms of online/networked gaming
Religion and games
Representations of race and gender
Representations of space and place
The rhetoric of games and game systems
Table-top game design and theory
Technological, aesthetic, economic, and ideological convergence
Wireless and mobile gaming
For paper proposals: Please submit a 250 word abstract embedded in the body of an email. Include contact information (e.g., postal and preferred email address, phone and fax numbers, etc.) and a biographical note about your connection to the topic.
For panel and other proposals: Feel free to query first. Panel and other proposals should include all of the information requested for individual paper proposals, as well as a 100-word statement of the panelís raison díetre and any noteworthy organizational features.
As always, proposals are welcome from any and all scholars, including graduate students, independent scholars, and tenured, tenure-track, and emeritus faculty. Also, unusual formats, technologies, and the like are encouraged.
Please submit proposals to Judd Ruggill (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 12/15/2009. Information on the SW/TX PCA/ACA and its conference can be found at: http://swtxpca.org.
New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
Arizona State University
P.O. Box 37100
Phoenix, AZ 85069-7100 Email: email@example.com
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