CFP/Scholarship Application: Foundations of Digital Games '09

I spoke to Professor Jim Whitehead of UC Santa Cruz yesterday, and at the end of our conversation he brought up the 2009 Foundations of Digital Games conference. FDG will run from 26 - 30 April, 2009, and takes place on a cruise ship » 11/22/08 12:30pm 11/22/08 12:30pm. In addition to the typical (due 19 December), the organizing committee is offering…

CFP: 'Thinking after Dark: Welcome to the World of Horror Video Games'

Totally out of my academic purview, but it's a really neat sounding conference: The research group Ludiciné (University of Montreal), the Research Group on the Creation and Formation of Cinematographic and Theatrical Institutions (GRAFICS) (also from the University of Montreal) and the NT2 Laboratory on Hypermedia Art… » 11/08/08 2:30pm 11/08/08 2:30pm

MSU's 'Meaningful Play' Call for Papers

Michigan State University is hosting an interdisciplinary conference from October 9-11 called Meaningful Play, exploring "the potential of games to entertain, inform, educate, and persuade in meaningful ways." They're seeking submissions from a pretty wide swath of people: "Submissions are sought from both researchers… » 5/24/08 4:00pm 5/24/08 4:00pm