June 2008

McGonigal, EBR & I: “[META] The Designer-Academic Problem”

A few months ago I was invited to give a 'riposte' to the online edition of Pat Harrigan and Noah Wardrip-Fruin's edited collection: Second-Person: Role-Playing and Story in Games and Playable Media. Games and other playable forms, from interactive fictions to improvisational theater, involve role playing and story--something played and something told. In Second Person,…

Update on guest lectures

Hello! Apologies for the delay in blogging my updates here. At the moment, while I'm concentrating on finishing my PhD, I don't have the time to blog my thoughts, experiences and research insights here as I would like to. I'm often asked what I'm doing though. So, besides my PhD writing, writing essays for forthcoming…

Video on Transdisciplinarity

Dr. Sue McGregor explains 'The Nature of Transdisciplinary Research and Practice' in this 30 minute interview that is available for online streaming. I don't identify with all of Sue's statements about transdisciplinarity (which is the point, some may say, of transdisciplinarity), but it is great to see more info getting out there.