Conferences and Workshops for 2015-16
October 16-17: Regional Conference at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
November 7-8, 2015: Campus Workshop at Temple University (Philadelphia, PA)
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.
February 5-6, 2016: Campus Workshop at Ursinus College (Collegeville, PA)
February 12-13, 2016: Regional Conference at California State University - LA (Los Angeles, California)
Game offered: The Threshold of Democracy: Athens in 403 BCE
February 25-26, 2016: Campus Workshop at University of Indiana - East (Richmond, IN)
March 4-5, 2016: Regional Workshop at Eastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti, MI) Register here!
Games offered: Frederick Douglass, Slavery, Abolitionism, and the Constitution: 1845 and Changing the Game: Title IX and the American University
March 18-19 2016: Regional Workshop at Temple University (Philadelphia, PA) Register here!
April, 1-3, 2016: Regional Workshop at University of Georgia (Athens, GA) Register here!
Games offered: London 1854: Cesspits, Cholera, and Conflict over the Broad Street Pump and The American Artists' Congress: 1935-1939
More events are being scheduled right now! If you're interested in hosting a campus workshop or regional conference, please contact Jennifer Worth at email@example.com 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.
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. The Call for Proposals for GDC 2016 can be found here.
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Jan 7-9, 2016 | Austin, TX
"Reacting to the Past: Teaching a Student-Run Course" at the Lilly Conference on Evidence-Based Teaching and Learning
Feb 20-23, 2016 | Orlando, FL
"Reacting to the Past and the FYE" at the National Resource Center's Conference for First-Year Experience and Students in Transition
March 3-5,2016 | Omaha, NE
Innovative Pedagogies: "The Second Crusade: The War Council of Acre, 1148" Microgame Workshop at Sacred Sites, Holy Places, Missouri Valley History Conference