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Tuesday, August 1 • 9:15am - 9:45am
Keynote - Gaming the System: The Political Potential of Play with Colleen Macklin

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Tennis. Cards Against Humanity. Stardew Valley. What do they have in common? You’ll have to come to this talk to find out! Depending on your politics, this could be a feel-good romp through a brief history of games that have changed our world for the better, or a march towards of a dystopian future. You decide! Covered: games and systems, play and protest, utopia and dystopia.

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Colleen Macklin

Professor, Parsons School of Design
Colleen Macklin is a game designer, professor at Parsons School of Design and founder and co-director of PETLab (Prototyping Education and Technology Lab). PETLab projects include disaster preparedness games with the Red Cross, the urban activist game Re:Activism and the physical/fiscal... Read More →

Tuesday August 1, 2017 9:15am - 9:45am EDT
Tishman Auditorium