Regional 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 25-26, 2016: Campus Workshop at University of Indiana - East (Richmond, IN)
March 4-5, 2016: Regional Workshop at Eastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti, MI)
Games offered: Frederick Douglass, Slavery, Abolitionism, and the Constitution: 1845 and one other to be announced.
April, 1-2, 2016: Regional Workshop at University of Georgia (Athens, GA)
Games To Be Announced.
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.
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. The Call for Proposals for GDC 2016 can be found here.
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March 21 | Washington, DC
"Reacting to the Past: An Immersive Role-Playing Pedagogy for Environmental History" at the American Society for Enviromental History Annual Conference
April 16, 2015 | Chicago, IL
"Reacting to Political Theory: Adapting Reacting to the Past Pedagogy for the Political Science Classroom" at the Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference
April 18, 2015 | St. Louis, MO
Reliving History in the Classroom / Reacting to the Past Workshop: "Trial of Anne Hutchinson: Liberty, Law and Intolerance in Puritan New England" at OAH Annual Meeting