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Art + Gaming Symposium 2018


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The Art & Gaming Symposium will bring together academics, game makers, and game players to discuss the role of art in gaming. How is art reflected in games? How does one create art through games? How do we view games as art? These questions will be explored through speakers, panels and discussion in a one-day symposium on Saturday, April 7, 2018, on the campus of the University of Michigan & the Ann Arbor District Library. There is no charge for attendance but registration is required.

Speakers and panelists will include:

Brian Schrank, Associate Professor of Game Development, Theory, Design; DePaul University
Drew Davidson, Director & Teaching Professor, Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon
Kelli Wood, Assistant Professor, U-M History of Art
Sophia Brueckner, Assistant Professor, U-M Art & Design
Scott Brodie, Founder & Game Designer, Heart Shaped Games
Craig Albert, Founder & CEO, Dreamgate VR

For more information about the symposium, including the schedule and a link to the registration form, please visit http://bit.ly/um-art-gaming

The Art and Gaming Symposium 2018 is sponsored by the University of Michigan Library, the University of Michigan Institute for the Humanities, and the Ann Arbor District Library.