HOME > News Archives > 2010 > Advanced Seminar in Socio-Cultural Logic in Media "Globalizing Online Games - Understanding the Virtual, Contextual, and Liminal -" by Florence Chee is held on 21st May, 2010
This workshop will discuss the global contexts of sociotechnical transformation and shifting cultural sensibilities using the example of computer gaming. The presenter will focus on the emergence of the global game industry as a legitimate and respected business in the everyday consciousness of Korean people. It will be argued that specific government policies, which enabled access to digital literacy opportunities have been instrumental in laying the groundwork for a ubiquitous online game culture in Korea.
*Admission free, no registration required.
*This event will be held in English; no interpretation provided.
Presenter: Florence Chee (Ph.D. Candidate, School of Communication, Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada)
Title: "Globalizing Online Games Understanding the Virtual, Contextual, and Liminal"
Date and Time: Friday, 21st May, 2010; 16:15 ‐ 17:45
Venue: Discussion Room, South Building, Mita Campus, Keio University
Chair: Keizo Miyasaka (Professor, Cultural Anthropology, Keio University)
Planned by: Philosophy and Cultural Anthropology Unit, Global COE CARLS, Keio University
Reference (in Japanese) : "Prediction vs Control in Dynamic Complex Environments"