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Workshop on the Philosophy of Games, April 3-4, 2020, at the University of Central Oklahoma

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When: April 3-4, 2020
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University of Central Oklahoma
100 N. University Drive
Edmond, Oklahoma  73034
United States
Contact: Christopher Bartel and Mark Silcox

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The American Society for Aesthetics is pleased to announce that the ASA Board of Trustees has approved a grant of $7,000 in support of the Workshop on the Philosophy of Games at the University of Central Oklahoma April 3-4,2020. The Workshop is organized by Christopher Bartel (Appalachian State University) and Mark Silcox (University of Central Oklahoma).

CLICK HERE: Call for Papers

DEADLINE: February 1, 2020

TRAVEL FUNDS: Up to $500 each for selected papers

The Workshop, which will build on work at the ASA-funded Workshop on the Philosophy of Games at Utah State University in 2016, aims to ensure that the philosophical study of aesthetics is central to the North American game studies community.

It is expected that 8 to 10 papers, each no more than 3,000 words in length, will be accepted. Papers will be distributed in advance and each speaker will have ample time for the discussion of their paper, along with a formal commentator. ASA funds will be used to provide travel support for presenters. It is anticipated that the submission deadline will be February 1, 2020.

The organizers aim to bring together a diverse range of scholars from fields like Philosophy, Psychology, Media Studies, Communication Studies, Computer Science, and Literary Studies all focused on the aesthetics of games.  Another project goal is to increase ASA membership and data will be collected in cooperation with the ASA National Office to assess the effectiveness of these efforts.

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