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Saturday, October 6 • 10:35am - 12:00pm
Game Narratives/Narrative Games

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Recent years have seen the rise of novels, such as Ready, Player, One and The Hike, that pattern themselves on or around games. What motivates this literary turn, and what does a game model do for and/or to the traditional literary text? Where, also, do these game narratives fit into a larger and longer tradition of fictions that conceive of and play their own games, formal and linguistic and otherwise (some examples being modern and postmodern avant-garde and experimental texts).

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Trevor Dodge

Professor, Clackamas Community College + Washington State University - Vancouver
Trevor Dodge is a professor of English at Clackamas Community College.
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Kelcey Parker Ervick

Kelcey Parker Ervick is a professor of English at Indiana University South Bend.
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Matthew Roberson

CMU
Matthew Roberson is the author of three novels, 1998.6, Impotent , and List, all from FC2. His short fiction has appeared in Fourteen Hills, Fiction International, Clackamas Literary Review, Western Humanities Review, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and others.  Matthew Roberson... Read More →
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Mika Yamamoto

Mika Yamamoto is a teacher and writer based in Chicago.


Saturday October 6, 2018 10:35am - 12:00pm EDT
126 DeBartolo Hall

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