“Perhaps we’d find out what the historian of the 21st century should look like, rather than how to protect the career path of the 20th-century historian for decades to come.”
“It has been a long time since I left CMS, and I’ve been busy and active every moment of the journey since I left. You need to do that to succeed in any career. At the same time, though, this is just as true: every day, at every step, I have drawn upon and, in the process, relived my days at CMS.”
Heather Chaplin discusses emerging thinking on ideas about game literacies and the acceptance of games as facilitators of transformative experiences.
Does Farmville’s popularity signal a wish for quieter times? “Some academics,” by which the Times means Philip Tan of the Gambit Game Lab, think so.
Matt Peckham calls out the National Review for overlooking the groundbreaking work done in games studies, rather than just game-making itself.
Sam Ford, S.M., ’07 Graduate student Sam Ford (2007) was a member of the panel “The Perils and Promise of Interdisciplinarity” on Friday, April 14.