Conferences & Events

Events for the 2017-2018 are currently being planned! If you're interested in hosting a campus workshop or regional conference, please contact Jennifer Worth at jworth@barnard.edu or 212-851-2112.

Upcoming events for 2017-18 Academic Year

October 7-8: Regional Conference at George Fox University (Portland, OR)

Games offered: Confucianism and the Succession Crisis of the Wanli Emperor, 1587; science game TBA

October 20-21: Regional Conference at Carroll University (Waukesha, WI)

  • Games offered: The Threshold of Democracy: Athens in 403 B.C.E.; London 1854: Cesspits, Cholera, and Conflict over the Broad Street Pump

January 12-13: Winter Conference at University of Georgia (Athens, GA)

  • Games offered: TBA

Past Events:

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).

  • 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, 1945; Greenwich Village, 1913: Suffrage, Labor, and the New Woman; Modernism 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.

April 7-8, 2017: Campus Workshop at Ashland University (Ashland, OH)

  • Games offered: Defining a Nation: India on the Eve of Independence, 1945 and Patriots, Loyalists and Revolution in New York City, 1775-76

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

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

May 2017: Various Campus Workshops

  • Grand Valley State University, Goucher College, Lehigh University, and University of Puget Sound

June 8-11, 2017: Seventeenth Annual Faculty Institute (New York, NY) 

July 12-15, 2017: Sixth Annual Game Development Conference (Wichita, KS)