Centre for Games and Play

Thesis Defence

PhD dissertation defense Nicolle Lamerichs

We have another upcoming PhD dissertation defense to mention here: our colleague Nicolle Lamerichs will defend her thesis Productive Fandom: Intermediality and Affective Reception in Fan Cultures at Maastricht University. Here’s the teaser text from the back cover of the dissertation: Loners, geeks, fanatics – fans have often been misunderstood and ridiculed in popular media. Productive Fandom…

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PhD dissertation defense Teresa De la Hera Conde-Pumpido

We are proud to announce the upcoming PhD dissertation defense of our colleague Teresa De la Hera Conde-Pumpido. The title of her thesis is Persuasive Structures in Advergames: Conveying Advertising Messages Through Digital Games, and here’s a short summary: The evolution of the game industry and changes in the advertising landscape in recent years have led…

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PhD Defense Teun Dubbelman: Narratives of Being There: Computer Games, Presence and Fictional Worlds

On July 9 2014, our colleague Teun Dubbelman will defend his PhD dissertation, entitled Narratives of Being There: Computer Games, Presence and Fictional Worlds. Feel free to attend the ceremony! When: 9/7/2013 10.30 Where: Academiegebouw – Domplein 29, Utrecht The full dissertation can be found HERE, but here’s the abstract: Narrative game designer, or simply narrative designer, is a…

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