More Than a Pastime: A Promise to Future Generations: a Public Lecture by James Portnow

Date/Time
Date(s) - Monday, February 19, 2018
6:00 pm

Location
The Carroll Room #208, Smith College Campus Center

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James Portnow, game designer, and writer of Extra Credits, Extra History, and Extra Sci-fi.

More Than a Pastime: A Promise to Future Generations

What’s is the magic of games? What makes the medium so powerful that people spend hundreds or thousands of hour pouring over these virtual experiences? Can we harness that to make better more meaningful games? To better explore the human experience? To make a better world for the future? Join James Portnow from Extra Credits as he explores these questions on February 19, 2018.

Sponsored by: Smith College Art Department, Computer Science, Film and Media Studies, American Studies, Student Government Association’s Sawyer Fund, The Lecture Committee Fund, The Knowledge Lab, Women in Gaming, Education Technology Services, The Office of Student Engagement, Student Events Committee, and Nolen Art Lounge.