Lightning Talks

International Games Week
Wednesday, 1 November 2017 - 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Location
Room number: 
153
Contact information
Contact person: 
Cecilia Tellis
Email: 
cecilia.tellis@uottawa.ca
Phone: 
613-562-5800
Extension: 
3104
Registration
Registration required: 
No
Cost to attend: 
Free of charge
Event organizer: 
Event language: 

International Games Week is an initiative run by volunteers from around the world to reconnect communities through their libraries around the educational, recreational, and social value of all types of games. Join us for a series of lightning talks focusing on games-related research. A Q&A session will follow each presentation, and possibly some gaming if time allows! 

Speakers:

  • Mish Boutet, Librarian, uOttawa
    Videogame Research Speedrun
    (Talk presented in English, bilingual Q&A)
  • William Hume, uOttawa Graduate (BA 2017), filmgamer.com
    The Shifting Audience of Gamers 
    (Talk presented in English)
  • Frank Emanuel, Sessional Lecturer (Theology), Saint Paul University
    Ethics and Role Playing Games 
    (Talk presented in English)
  • Peter Kuling, Assistant Professor (Theatre), uOttawa
    Experiencing Intercultural Performance Through Blizzard's OverWatch  
    (Talk presented in English, bilingual Q&A)
  • Jean-François Lozier, Professor (History), uOttawa
    De Custer's Revenge à Kisima Inŋitchuŋa : la représentation vidéoludique de l'histoire et de la culture autochtone 
    (Talk presented in French, bilingual Q&A)

For more information, please visit: http://biblio.uottawa.ca/en/news/international-games-week