September 28, 2006

UF’s World Building Games Conference

by Nick Montfort · , 11:55 pm

I’ll be giving a keynote talk at the March 1-2, 2007 World Building: Space and Community, the UF Games and Digital Media conference:

The University of Florida’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Department of English are pleased to announce the 2007 UF Conference on Games and Digital Media: “World Building: Space and Community,” which will be held in Gainesville, Florida, on March 1-2, 2007, in conjunction with the annual Conference on Comics, which will be March 3-4.

This third annual conference on games will focus on the construction of digital worlds, with particular emphasis on the various spatialities of games and other digital media. … Abstract submissions should be approximately 250-500 words in length. Presentations will be 15 minutes with 5 minutes of question and answer. The deadline for abstract submissions is January 1st, 2007. Abstracts should be submitted via the conference website at http://www.english.ufl.edu/worlds . …

See the full CFP for more information about suitable conference topics, or head right to the World Building: Space and Community Web site.