Author Archives: Jessika Weber
CfP: The 3rd Annual Chinese DiGRA Conference
“Decoding the Academic-Industrial-Gameplay Complex: Digital Game Practice, Research and Study in China, Taiwan and Chinese-Speaking Regions”
Job: Assistant Professor / Game Design / Tenure Track
Full-time, tenure-track assistant professor for the Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg, MA to teach a range of courses in Game Design and contribute to the continuing development of the Game Design major.
CfP: INTETAIN 2016
8th International Conference on Intelligent Technologies for Interactive Entertainment takes place from June 28-30, 2016 in Utrecht, The Netherlands
CfP: Morality Play – The Design of Games for Moral Engagement
Questions of morality are a pervasive topic for media and the arts.These questions will be addressed in the workshop Morality Play – The Design of Games for Moral Engagement at DiGRA/FDG 2016.
CfP: Transgressions in Games and Play Anthology
The idea that games are about the positive and fun is long contested. As Jesper Juul argues, games are just as much about displeasures such as failure and losing, and Richard Schechner shows that children’s play is an ambiguous activity that moves between laughter and crying in a heartbeat.
CfP: Reminder Submission Deadline DiGRA & FDG – closes Friday!
For the first time, the two premier worldwide conferences for games research, Digital Games Research Association (DiGRA) and the Foundations of Digital Games (FDG) conferences, will join together in an unprecedented gathering. Taking place from August 1- 6, 2016 and … Continue reading
Job: ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT
A position as an assistant/associate Professor in Digital Entertainment at the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences, OCAD University, Toronto, Canada.
PhD: HCI/Interaction Design at the University of Salzburg, Austria
The Center Human-Computer Interaction (Department of Computer Sciences, University of Salzburg, Austria), directed by Manfred Tscheligi, is inviting applications for a PhD position in Human-Computer Interaction / Interaction Design with a focus on making, prototyping and design research around embodied interaction.
PhD: 4 Scholarships at Goldsmiths, Essex and York, UK
PhD scholarships available at Goldsmiths, Essex & York : IGGI network, deadline: January 31st, 2016 If you are interested in doing your PhD on gamification, playful design, motivational design, or something games and play-related, please apply.