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Video game conference set for March 6

"Form, Culture and Video Game Criticism," a conference examining the nascent field of video game studies, is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. through 6 p.m. Saturday, March 6, in McCosh 28.

Presentation topics will include "Combat in Context," "Electronic Games as a Constrained Medium," "Musical Byproducts of Atari 2600 Games" and "Video Game Vocabulary: A Lexicon of Experiential Anchors." Participants will include faculty members and students from universities around the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

The conference is sponsored by Princeton's Department of English . It was organized by Roger Bellin, a doctoral candidate in the department, and Dexter Palmer, a lecturer in English who earned his Ph.D. in English literature from Princeton in 2001.

The conference is free and open to the public, but space is limited. For more information, contact Roger Bellin .

Contact: Eric Quinones (609) 258-3601

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