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Why Do We Want to Catch Them All?: Understanding Pokemon Go

Sep 27, 2016
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Description

Since its launch in summer 2016, Pokemon Go has increased foot traffic around the city and around our campus. What explains the success of the game, and how does it resonate in our academic and regional communities?

Join members of the faculty and the community at this University Community Converstion (UC²) event as they engage in a panel discussion of this summer’s cultural phenomenon.

Panelists:

Aleshia Hayes, assistant professor of computer science

Bernd Buldt, professor and chair of philosophy

Andrés Montenegro, associate professor of computer animation

Assem Nasr, assistant professor of communication and media studies

Chad Seewald, co-owner, Sweets So Geek

Moderator: Stephen Buttes, assistant professor of Spanish

About This Event

Event Type:
Community/Open to the Public
Panel Discussion
Topics:
humanities
Tags:
games
Organizers:
Arts and Sciences
Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management
Audience:
Current Students
Faculty and Staff
General Public
Calendar:
Public

How to Attend

Tickets are not required for this event

Cost:
Free

Contact Information

Contact Name:
Professor Stephen Buttes
Contact Phone:
260-481-6630
Contact Email:
buttess@ipfw.edu

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Location:
Classic Ballroom
Place:
Walb Union
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