Drew Davidson at Purdue University

ETC Director Drew Davidson was invited to Purdue University by their Graduate program in Rhetoric and Composition to give a talk as part of their bi-annual David Hutton Interdisciplinary Lecture Series.  Drew was invited  to honor the work he has done to advance the field of game studies through ETC Press and Well Played. His lecture focused on game criticism and analysis and discussing the inspiration of Well Played.    He also discussed how the ETC teaches game design and development, and visiting with students and faculty to discuss the growing field. Video games are a complex medium that merits careful interpretation and insightful analysis, and it’s nice to see Drew and the ETC getting recognition in this regard.

More about Well Played and ETC Press:

Well Played is a journal on video games, value and meaning, that serves as a forum for in-depth close readings of video games, parsing out the various meanings to be found in the experience of playing a game.

ETC Press is an academic and open-source publishing imprint that distributes its work in print, electronic and digital form. Inviting readers to contribute to and create versions of each publication, ETC Press fosters a community of collaborative authorship and dialogue across media. ETC Press represents an experiment and an evolution in publishing, bridging virtual and physical media to redefine the future of publication.

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