Dr Paolo Ruffino from the Lincoln Games Research Network will coordinate a panel on independent games and independent game development at DiGRA 2018. The panel will take place on July 24th.

Confirmed participants include:

Casey O’Donnell (Associate Professor at Michigan State University, USA)
Celia Pearce (Associate Professor of Game Design at Northeastern University, USA)
Emma Westecott (Associate Professor in Game Design and Director of game:play at OCAD University, Canada)
Jonathan Lessard (Professor of Game Designer at Concordia University, Canada)
Carl Therrien (Professor in Game Studies at Université de Montreal, Canada)
Nadav Lipkin (Assistant Professor of Media, Communication and Technology at La Roche College, Pittsburgh, PA, USA)

Participation is open but places are limited. If you would like to join the workshop as a participant, please send an email  to pruffino@lincoln.ac.uk by Friday 25th May 2018 and include bio, affiliation, and a short statement about your involvement and interest in the study of independent forms of video game development (max 250 words). If you would like to be considered as a speaker, please include a description of your contribution (max 500 words).