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Chicago Humanities Festival: Cyberconflict: Representations of War in New Media and Electronic Games

Sat, Nov 4, 2006, 12–1 pm

Part of The Chicago Humanities Festival: Peace and War: Facing Human Conflict

Free with registration by calling Chicago Humanities Festival at 312.494.9509 or registering online at www.chfestival.org

Today's lay "experience" of war comes courtesy of soldier-bloggers, once-censored photographs available online, and "first-person-shooter" video games. Columbia College professors of new media Annette Barbier and Brendan Riley, with veteran video game producer Kevin Scott Mills, consider the impact of these new images on our perceptions of war.