[Air-L] Games Studies/Film Theory Event, London, November 2007

Sue Cranmer sue at jcranmer.freeserve.co.uk
Wed Oct 10 00:37:41 PDT 2007


Some AoIR members may be interested in the following:

Computer Game Analysis, Film Theory and the Future of Screen Studies

November 9th 2007
10 am - 4 pm Elvin Hall
Institute Of Education,
University of London
London WC1H 0AL, UK

At this one-day seminar speakers will address the relationship between
computer games, film and film theory for a post-graduate Film Studies/Media
Studies/Game Studies audience. This is a London University Screen Studies
Group event hosted by the Centre for the Study of Children, Youth and Media,
IOE, University of London, and convened by Diane Carr. The University of
London Screen Studies Group is composed of film and media scholars from
various institutions within the University of London, including Birkbeck,
Goldsmiths, Institute of Education, King's College, Queen Mary, Royal
Holloway, School of Oriental and African Studies, University College, and
the School of Advanced Study.


Introduction: David Buckingham

Session 1: Games, Play and Players
Diane Carr, Helen Kennedy, David Surman
Chair: Esther MacCallum Stewart

Session 2: The Horror Session
Ewan Kirkland, Natasha Whiteman, Tanya Krzywinska
Chair: Greg Singh

Session 3: The Question of Adaptation
Barry Atkins, Alex Sulman
Chair: Andrew Burn

To book a place and register for this event please go to: 

£10.00 full fare, £0.00 students. Places are limited.   

For more information, abstracts and presenter details please go to:


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