SESSION E: PERSPECTIVES ON DIGITAL LABOR AND THE VIDEO GAME INDUSTRY

  • Nov 14, 2014 10:45AM–1:15PM

  • The New School
    Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall,
    Room 501
    66 West 12th Street

The Trade Off Between Financial Security
and Autonomy in the Video Game
Industry: A Discussion on Corporatization,
Financialization, and Precarization, Ergin
Bulut; Magic Nerd Money: Work and
Compensation in/of Ludic Bureaucracies,
Aleena Chia; The Governance of Toxic Gamer
Culture: League of Legends’ Tribunal System,
Corporate Responsibility, and Exploitative
Labor, Thorsten Busch and Mia Consalvo.

Speakers

  • Aleena Chia PhD candidate in the Department of Communication and Culture at Indiana University

  • Mia Consalvo Professor and Canada Research Chair in Game Studies and Design at Concordia University in Montreal

  • Ergin Bulut Assistant Professor at the Department of Media and Visual Arts at koc University, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Thorsten Busch Postdoctoral Fellow at Concordia University, Montreal

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