Program for the Games And Transgressive Aesthetics Workshop at DiGRA

11.15-11.25   Introduction, Kristine Jørgensen
Session 1, chair Rune Klevjer 

11.25-11.40  Bartłomiej Schweiger: “Crippled girls – corporeality in videogames. Katawa Shoujo case study”

11.40-11.55   Carl Therrien: “Death of the Gamer. Slaying Gendered Power Fantasies in Legendary Axe 2”

11:55-12.20  Discussion

Session 2, chair Kristine Jørgensen

12.20-12.35  Mitu Khandaker-Kokoris: “Investigating the Effect of Interface Mimesis on Aesthetic Distance from a Morally Significant Videogame”

12.35-12.45  Bust a Cup Gameplay

12.45-13.00  Brian Schrank: “Bust a Cup: Reclaiming Risk in Play”

13.00-13.25  Discussion

13.25-14.30  Lunch 
Session 3, chair Torill Elvira Mortensen

14.30-14.45  Mark Johnson: “The Role of “the Civilian” in Real-Time Strategy Games”

14.45-15.00  Holger Pötzsch: “Selective Transgressions: Gendering the Experience of War in Military-Themed Computer Games”

15.00-15.25  Discussion

15.25-15.45  Break 
15.45-16.30   Summary and debate, chair Faltin Karlsen

About Kristine Jørgensen

Professor in Media Studies at the Department of Information Science and Media Studies, University of Bergen. Project manager and principal investigator of the Games and Transgressive Aesthetics project.

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