[Air-L] New issue of Convergence on Mobile Gaming

Jason Wilson jason_a_wilson at yahoo.com.au
Sun Nov 13 23:57:34 PST 2011

Hello all (Apologies for x posting) 

Just released online - the November issue of Convergence, a special issue on mobile gaming, with seven new papers on that topic. 


The edition was edited by Chris Chesher (UNSW), Larissa Hjorth (RMIT), Ingrid Richardson (Murdoch) and Jason Wilson (Canberra).  

Contents as follows: 

Jason Wilson, Chris Chesher, Larissa Hjorth, and Ingrid Richardson - Distractedly engaged: Mobile gaming and convergent mobile media

Larissa Hjorth -  Mobile at game cultures: The place of urban mobile gaming

Christopher Moore -  The magic circle and the mobility of play

Christian McCrea - We play in public: The nature and context of portable gaming systems

Alison Gazzard - Location, location, location: Collecting space and place in mobile media

Ingrid Richardson - The hybrid ontology of mobile gaming

Celia Lam - Portable media affected spectatorship

Jason Wilson - Playing with politics: Political fans and Twitter faking in post-broadcast democracy


All the best

Jason Wilson
Assistant Professor of Journalism
Convenor of Journalism
Faculty of Arts and Design
University of Canberra

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