Program – Day 1

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June 21st : Telling History

  • 9:00>10:00      Registration

  • 10:15>11:15    Keynote address Stephen Kline (Simon Fraser University, Vancouver)

  • 11:30>13:15    Panel 1: Before the Video Game

    “ ’I commenced an examination of a game called ‘tit-tat-to’’: Charles Babbage and the “First” Computer Game” Devin Monnens (Full Sail University, Orlando) “The History of Railroad Games and the Railroad Games of History” Jason Begy (Concordia University, Montreal) “Business Games, Rationality and Control Logistics” Rolf F. Nohr (University of Arts, Braunschweig) “Arcade-Style Game Design – Pinball’s Connections to Coin-Op Videogames” Christopher Lee DeLeon (Georgia Tech, Atlanta)

  • 13:15>14:30    Lunch

  • 14:30>16:15    Panel 2: European Game Histories

    “Placing the Platform: The BBC Micro, Elite and British Gaming Histories” Alison Gazzard (University of Hertfordshire, UK)“The Origins of Digital Gaming behind the Iron Curtain. The Interplay of Grassroots Hobby Computing and State Infrastructure in  Establishing a Gaming Culture in 1980s Czechoslovakia” Jaroslav Švelch (Charles University, Prague) “From Hobbyism to Industry. Tracing the Historical Origins of the Nordic Game Industry” Kristine Jørgensen (University of Bergen) Ulf Sandqvist (Umeå University) Olli Sotamaa (University of Tampere) Heikki Tyni (University of Tampere)

  • 16:30>17h50   ‘Telling history’ Round table:

    Mark Wolf (Concordia University, Wisconson) Cindy Poremba (Ryerson University) Andreas Lange (Computerspielmuseum, Berlin)

June 21st : Raconter l’histoire

  • 9:00>10:00 Enregistrement

  • 10:15>11:15 Conférencier invité Stephen Kline (Simon Fraser University, Vancouver)h1>June 21st : Raconter l’histoire

  • 9:00>10:00 Enregistrement

  • 10:15>11:15 Conférencier invité Stephen Kline (Simon Fraser University, Vancouver)

  • 11:30>13:15 Panel 1: Avant le jeu vidéo

    “ ’I commenced an examination of a game called ‘tit-tat-to’’: Charles Babbage and the “First” Computer Game” Devin Monnens (Full Sail University, Orlando) “The History of Railroad Games and the Railroad Games of History” Jason Begy (Concordia University, Montreal) “Business Games, Rationality and Control Logistics” Rolf F. Nohr (University of Arts, Braunschweig) “Arcade-Style Game Design – Pinball’s Connections to Coin-Op Videogames” Christopher Lee DeLeon (Georgia Tech, Atlanta)

  • 13:15>14:30 Lunch

  • 14:30>16:15 Panel 2: Histoires de jeux européens

    “Placing the Platform: The BBC Micro, Elite and British Gaming Histories” Alison Gazzard (University of Hertfordshire, UK) “The Origins of Digital Gaming behind the Iron Curtain. The Interplay of Grassroots Hobby Computing and State Infrastructure in Establishing a Gaming Culture in 1980s Czechoslovakia” Jaroslav Švelch (Charles University, Prague) “From Hobbyism to Industry. Tracing the Historical Origins of the Nordic Game Industry” Kristine Jørgensen (University of Bergen) Ulf Sandqvist (Umeå University) Olli Sotamaa (University of Tampere) Heikki Tyni (University of Tampere)

  • 16:30>17h50 Table ronde ‘Raconter l’histoireM

    Mark Wolf (Concordia University, Wisconson) Cindy Poremba (Ryerson University) Andreas Lange (Computerspielmuseum, Berlin)