Homo Ludens – Past and Present of Game and Play

Liddy Scheffknecht
Art Sciences and Art Education, Cultural Studies
2024S, Konversatorium (KO), 8.0 ECTS, 2.0 semester hours, course number S04784

Description

The Konversatorium is aimed at the students of the master’s program »Experimental Game Cultures« and is designed as an in-depth format for the seminar »Homo Ludens – History and Present of Games« (together with Florian Bettel).

In the Konversatorium, game and play are understood as a cultural practice, we trace the cultural-historical roots of play and understand the activity and the artifact in their historical and cultural contexts.

The exact program will be communicated at the 11th of March, 2024

On June 10 we have a workshop with game developer Guido Hoffmann.

Examination Modalities

attendance, active participation, presentation

Dates

11 March 2024, 13:00–15:30 Seminar Room 22
08 April 2024, 13:00–15:30 Seminar Room 22
06 May 2024, 13:00–15:30 Seminar Room 22
13 May 2024, 13:00–15:30 Seminar Room 22
03 June 2024, 13:00–15:30 Seminar Room 22
10 June 2024, 13:00–15:30 Seminar Room 22 (guest lecture: Guido Hoffmann)

Course Enrolment

The online registration was already closed

Experimental Game Cultures (Master): History and Theories of Games: History and Theory of Games 536/002.01

Co-registration: not possible

Attending individual courses: not possible