Conferences & Events

Regional Conferences and Workshops for 2015-16

October 16-17: Regional Conference at University of Illinois - Champaign-Urbana

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Click here to register.

Games offered: Greenwich Village, 1913: Suffrage, Labor, and the New Woman and The Threshold of Democracy: Athens in 403 BCE


November 7-8, 2015: Campus Workshop at Temple University (Philadelphia, PA)

Game offered:  Greenwich Village, 1913: Suffrage, Labor, and the New Woman 

January 21, 2016: Campus Workshop at College of the Holy Cross (Worcester, MA)

Games offered: Constantine and the Council of Nicaea: Defining Orthodoxy and Heresy in Christianity, 325 CE and Challenging the USDA Food Pyramid, 1991.


More events are being scheduled right now! If you're interested in hosting a campus workshop or regional conference, please contact Jennifer Worth at, or 212-851-2112.

2016 Annual Faculty Institute

June 9-12, 2016: We look forward to seeing you at our largest yearly event, where faculty and administrators gather from around the country to learn about "Reacting to the Past."  Institute offerings include intensive workshops on twelve different games, as well as plenary and concurrent sessions that explore issues related to teaching and learning, faculty development, and the future of higher education more generally. 

Learn more about this event: start with 2015 Annual Institute's homepage.

2016 RTTP Game Development Conference

July 13-16, 2016: Faculty interested in game design are encouraged to participate in the annual Game Development Conference (GDC),  hosted by the Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, MI. Wednesday, July 13 will be set aside for one-day/one-game play for those new to Reacting to the Past or new to a particular game, and July 14-16 will encompass the GDC itself. Information about the the most recent GDC can be found here.