Recent Talks / Conferences

  • Academic Track Panel: "Science Fiction and Cultures of Science," Worldcon 76, Aug. 16-20, 2018

  • "The Meta Has Had to Change:" Histories of Strategic Thought in Competitive League of Legends, UCI Esports Conference, Oct. 11-12, 2018

  • "The Dangerous Game:" Patterns of Play and Resistance in Korean Esports, SLSA, Nov. 15-18, 2018

  • Games of Flesh and Forgetfulness in the Ender's Game Discourse, MLA, Jan. 3-6, 2019

  • “I’m From the Future:” Futurity and Empire in the Korean Hallyu, Futurity Factory Symposium, UC Davis, Feb. 22, 2019.

  • The Knife and the Beautiful: Aesthetics and Intelligence in the Game of Go, IS4SI, June 2-6, 2019.

  • Meta/Style: Strategic Histories in Korean Esports, DiGRA Kyoto, Aug. 6-10, 2019.

  • “Humanity’s Improvement:” AlphaZero and the Quantification of Strategy, Technocultures Workbench, Sept. 13, 2019.

Upcoming Talks / Conferences

  • “See Hero, Kill Hero:” Representation and Strategy in League of Legends Competitive Play, SLSA, Nov. 6-10, 2019.