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Tuesday, April 9 • 14:30 - 15:15
To What End Do We Educate Nationally and Internationally: Games as Art or Business, Game Development as a Craft or Knowledge Work?

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Impulse lectures and a panel.

Speakers
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Prof. Benjamin Beil

Professor, University of Cologne
Benjamin Beil is Professor for Media Studies and Digital Culture at the Department of Media Culture and Theater of the University of Cologne, Germany. His current research interests include video games, television series, transmediality, and participatory cultures. Recent publications... Read More →
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Auriea Harvey

Co-Founder, Tale of Tales
Auriea Harvey is a digital artist and sculptress living and working in Ghent, Belgium. She is co-founder of Tale of Tales/Song of Songs, known for games such as The Graveyard, The Path, TheEndless Forest and Luxuria Superbia. Their works have been awarded (IGF Nuovo Award, IndiecadeFestival... Read More →
avatar for Prof. Nanette Kaulig

Prof. Nanette Kaulig

Professor, Cologne Game Lab
Nanette Kaulig has been working as an animator in the games industry for over 14 years. She started her career at Free Radical Design in Nottingham/England, working on TimeSplitters2 and Second Sight. She then moved to the south of England to join Lionhead Studios.Her credits include... Read More →
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Hartmut Koenitz

Professor for Interactive Narrative Design, HKU
Hartmut Koenitz is Professor for Interactive Narrative Design at HKU, where he leads a research group on the topic. Current focus areas include analytical Models for Interactive Digital Narratives, Design Conventions, Pedagogy, and Representations of Complexity. Hartmut is the founding... Read More →
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Dylan McKenzie

Incubator Director & Program Coordinator, NYU Game Center
Dylan McKenzie is a game developer, teacher, and community organizer living in New York City. He is the Incubator Director and Program Coordinator of the NYU Game Center. His work has been shown at important institutions ranging from the Smithsonian American Art Museum to the Brooklyn... Read More →
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Prof. Dr. Linda Breitlauch

Professor Games & Intermedia Design, Trier University of Applied Sciences
After studying business administration and film and television dramaturgy at the Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen in Babelsberg, Linda Breitlauch earned her doctorate with a thesis on dramaturgy in computer games. She worked on various film and multimedia projects, wrote game concepts... Read More →