Dr. NIAMH DOWNING

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Head of English & Writing

Falmouth University

Games Cultures

This is a third year option module that covers digital games from literary studies and cultural studies perspectives.

Who takes it?

Students enrolled on BA (Hons) English

The seminars include:

  • Beyond Ludology and Narratology
  • Playing at Being: Avatars, Performance, Identity
  • Militainment: Simulations of War
  • Aesthetics of Resistance: Hacking, Modding, Machinima
  • Kawaii Cute and Techno-Orientalism
  • Coming Out to Play? Locative Games
  • Field trip to Second Life (read more)
 

My First ZX Spectrum Games