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CRDM Symposium: Call for abstracts to participate in student sessions

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Dear CRDM Students,
 
On March 27-28, the CRDM will hold its annual symposium with this year’s theme being: Hybrid Play. The symposium is organized by Dr. Adriana de Souza e Silva, and the associate organizer is Dr. Nick Taylor. 
 
As a part of this year’s symposium, select students will have the opportunity to work with one of our invited speakers to receive feedback on a work-in-progress. If you would like the opportunity to work with one of these invited speakers, please contact Ragan Glover at rlglove2@ncsu.edu after you have read both the description and requirements. In this email, please indicate which invited speaker(s) you are most interested in working with along with a brief abstract of the work you would like to discuss with the invited speaker. Please note, the abstract does not need to reflect an already-completed work. The deadline for abstract submission is  Wednesday, January 17.  Please respond promptly: space is limited!
 
Description:
Student panels will occur Tuesday, March 27 from 9am-10:20am. During this time, each speaker will work with two students to provide feedback on one of their works-in-progress. The invited speakers and their area of expertise include:
 
Shira Chess: mobile gaming, casual gaming, gender and play, feminist game studies, queerness and gaming
 
Kishonna Gray: intersectional feminism, online gaming, citational politics, games and race, gender and identity, critical race theory
 
Larissa Hjorth: digital ethnography, gender and mobile media, sociocultural studies and mobile media, mobile art
 
Christian Licoppe: mobilities, locative media, geolocation and mobile media, 
ethnography and communication studies
 
Nick Tandavanitj: mobile art, locative art, mobile gaming, maker culture
 
Requirements
  • You must submit your work-in-progress to the speaker at least one-month before the symposium to allow the speaker sufficient time to review your work  
    • Your work-in-progress need not be finished, but should reflect careful thought and revision
  • You must be willing to work with the invited speaker on March 27 between 9-10AM (during Panel Session 1)

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