Conferences & Events

More events are being scheduled right now! If you're interested in hosting a campus workshop or regional conference during the 2016-17 academic year, please contact Jennifer Worth at or 212-851-2112.

Scheduled events for 2016-17

August 16-17, 2016: Campus Workshop at Amarillo College (Amarillo, TX)

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

October 21, 2016: Open Workshop at the Rosa Parks Museum (Montgomery, AL) Information and link to register here.

  • Game offered: Montgomery 1956: White Supremacy, Civil Rights, and the Bus Boycott  

January 13-14, 2017: Winter Conference at University of Georgia (Athens, GA)

  • Games offered: Defining a Nation: India on the Eve of Independence, 1945Greenwich Village, 1913: Suffrage, Labor, and the New WomanModernism vs. Traditionalism; Art in Paris, 1888-89​; Patriots, Loyalists and Revolution in New York City, 1775-76; and The Threshold of Democracy: Athens in 403 B.C.E.

March, 31-April 1, 2017: Campus Workshop at Ashland University (Ashland, OH)

  • Game offered: Defining a Nation: India on the Eve of Independence, 1945

April 8-9, 2017: Regional Conference at University of California - San Diego

  • Game offered: Rousseau, Burke, and Revolution in France, 1791

June 8-11, 2017: Seventeenth Annual Faculty Institute

  • Our largest yearly event gathers faculty and administrators from around the country to learn about "Reacting to the Past," offering 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.

July 12-15, 2017: Sixth Annual Game Development Conference

  • Faculty interested in game design were encouraged to participate in the annual Game Development Conference (GDC),  hosted by the Newman University in Wichita, KS. Wednesday, July 12 will set aside for one-day/one-game play for those new to Reacting to the Past or new to a particular game, and July 13-15 will encompass the GDC itself. 



Montgomery 1956: White supremacy, Civil Rights, and the Bus Boycott