DM to Host DiGRA Conference in 2013

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The Digital Media Program in Georgia Tech’s School of Literature, Media, and Communication, Ivan Allen College, is proud to announce that it has received the honor of hosting the sixth biannual Conference of Digital Games Research Association (DiGRA).

DiGRA is the largest academic event in the game studies community, embracing international games researchers snapping a wide range of disciplines, from humanities to social and behavioral sciences, to computer science, to art and design. This will be the first time DiGRA will be hosted by an American institution. DiGRA 2013 will be held at the historic Georgian Terrace Hotel in Atlanta, August 26-29, immediately preceding Dragon*Con, the largest multi-media multi-genre fan convention in the US. DiGRA 2013 will also be co-located with Women in Games and the Art History of Games. THe conference is being chaired by Celia Pearce (Georgia Tech), John Sharp (Parsons The New School for Design), and Helen Kennedy (University of the West of England). The call will be released in late November.

For updates, please visit the DiGRA website.