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Train Game Omeka Site

My final project for this course is on the representation of the Baltimore and Ohio in board games, particularly 1830: Railways and Robber Barons. The site is at http://traingames.omkea.net Advertisements

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11/08 responses

This week’s readings were an interesting selection of work dealing with open access, copyright and archiving in the digital age.  I was particularly interested in the juxtaposition of Willinsky’s The Access Principle and Lessig’s Free Culture, though I must admit I came … Continue reading

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Response for 11/01: Who Are You Doing This For?

(I am by necessity writing this before Andrew and I have had a chance to plan the discussion questions for class, so I will come back to add them later in the week.) In reading for this week’s class, I … Continue reading

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Responses for 10/25

This weeks’ readings revolved around Franco Moretti’s Graphs, Maps, Trees. In this series of articles (which also exist as a book), Moretti argues for a comparative literature based on “distant reading.” For Moretti, this amounts to studying large chunks of … Continue reading

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Historical Detail and Process in Railroad Games

In his chapter “Simulation, History and Computer Games,” media scholar William Uricchio posits a continuum on which “historical games” can be placed: at one end are games addressing specific historical events, and on the other are games that model historical … Continue reading

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Reading Responses 10/04

For this week’s post I’m going to take a cue from Foucault and look at the evolution of a single term: security. In his chapter “Governmentality,” Foucault examines the evolution of the idea of the art of government, focusing his … Continue reading

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Welcome to WordPress.com! This is your very first post. Click the Edit link to modify or delete it, or start a new post. If you like, use this post to tell readers why you started this blog and what you … Continue reading

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