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Friday, January 24, 2020

Watch now: GRADflix videos by GI members about AI and VR research goals

GI members Marvin Pafla, Systems Design Engineering Master's student, and Samira Mehrabi, Kinesiology PhD student, were finalists in the 2020 GRADflix competition, hosted by the office of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Introducing the Games and Narrative reading group

The interdisciplinary Games and Narrative reading group is a newly launched initiative, imagined by Dr. Ken Hirschkop, Professor of English Language and Literature. With Dr. Hirschkop's guidance, graduate students who join the reading group will explore how the fields of Narrative Theory and Game Studies intersect and inform one another.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Marcel O'Gorman talks posthumanism on social media ethics panel

Marcel on Panel
Professor Marcel O'Gorman, GI faculty member and Director of the Critical Media Lab (CML), was a panelist in the final instalment of the 2019 Waterloo Symposium on Technology & Society, "Team Human: It's time to remake society together as the team we are", hosted by the Balsillie School of International Affairs.
The event opened with a talk by Douglas Rushkoff an
Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Dr. Neil Randall reappointed to serve as GI Executive Director for another five-year term

It is our great pleasure to formally announce that Dr. Neil Randall has been reappointed to serve as GI Executive Director for another five-year term.

Neil’s reappointment follows a period of exciting changes at the GI which has seen an Arts-based centre graduate to one of eight university-level multidisciplinary centres and institutes.

To start his new term, Neil (along with the rest of our members) will be busy with GI’s five-year review and renewal by the Senate coming up in 2020.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Games Institute members at CHI Play, 2019

Games Institute members Dr. Lennart Nacke, Dr. Jim Wallace, Karina Arrambide, and former members Katta Spiel, Katja Rogers, Elisa Mekler, and Stuart Hallifax attended the CHI PLAY 2019 conference in Barcelona, Spain.

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