Extending Play 3 is taking place on September 30 and October 1, 2016, at the Rutgers University-New Brunswick Piscataway Busch Student Center. Submissions are closed, and proposals will be reviewed shortly.
Our conference was founded in 2012 by PhD students from the Rutgers department of Journalism and Media Studies, then launched spring 2013 at the Livingston Student Center at Rutgers University New Brunswick-Piscataway campus.
We’ve hosted keynote speakers including Miguel Sicart (IT University Copenhagen), Anna Anthropy (Oakland, CA), Trevor Pinch (Cornell University), Adrienne Shaw (Temple University), Stephen Duncombe (New York University), Fred Turner (Stanford University), and DJ Spooky (European Graduate School).
Selected papers from previous conferences have been included in themed special issues of academic journals like Games and Culture.
Past attendees and presenters have included faculty, graduate students, artists, and makers from North America, Europe, Australia, Asia, and South America.