Press On and Press Start: Navigating Postgraduate Research in Game Studies

Barr, Matt and Murray, Lorraine and Scott, Michael and Berry, Landon and de Wildt, Lars and Butt, Mahli-Ann and Ecenbarger, Charlie and Evans, Sarah and Dunne, Daniel (2016) Press On and Press Start: Navigating Postgraduate Research in Game Studies. In: Proceedings of the 1st Joint International Conference of the Digital Games Research Association and the Foundation for Digital Games, August 1, 2016 - August 6, 2016, Dundee, Scotland. (In Press)

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Abstract / Summary

Much discussion has revolved around the interdisciplinary nature and institutional status of game scholarship, since the first international computer games conference in 2001, and indeed over the past 13 years of Digital Games Research Association. As a field inhabited by scholars from a wide variety of backgrounds, it can be a challenge for early career scholars to discover their orientation. This panel examines the interdisciplinary nature of game studies and what this means for early career researchers attempting to navigate the field, particularly in the face of different philosophies, disciplinary expectations, styles of research output, and publication practices.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
Additional Information: Panel Debate
Subjects: Computer Science, Information & General Works
Technology > Digital Works > Digital Games
Education
Courses by Department: The Games Academy > Digital Games
Depositing User: Michael Scott
Date Deposited: 17 May 2016 10:32
Last Modified: 03 Nov 2016 18:51
URI: http://repository.falmouth.ac.uk/id/eprint/1723

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