CfP: Canadian Game Studies Association 2014

The Canadian Game Studies Association (CGSA/ACÉV) annual conference will be held in St. Catharines, Ontario, on May 28 and 29 2014, in conjunction with the Congress of the Humanities & Social Sciences. We invite submissions from all disciplines from researchers working on or around video games. Graduate student submissions are welcome and encouraged
Deadline for submissions is January 15, 2014.
We will be accepting submissions in three formats: extended abstracts, short abstracts, and panel proposals. Submissions and presentations are welcome in English or French.
Extended abstracts will be published as part of the 2014 CGSA Conference Proceedings. These proceedings will be available online and open access using a CC-BY-NC-ND license.
The full bilingual CFP is online here: http://gamestudies.ca/?p=275

What is Congress?
Now in its 83rd year, the Congress of the Humanities & Social Sciences (typically shortened to “Congress”) is Canada’s largest gathering of scholars.  A full list of organizations who hold their annual conference as part of Congress is located here: http://congress2014.ca/program/associations

St. Catharines is located within driving distance of the Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) and Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ). Further details about travel to St. Catharines can be found on the Congress website: http://congress2014.ca/plan-your-trip/travel this site also includes the group discount codes for use for booking air travel with Air Canada and West Jet.
The conference will be held at the Brock University campus. Affordable accommodations are available on campus in the Brock dorms but they will book up quickly. There are also many hotel options if you would like to stay off-campus.  More details here: http://congress2014.ca/plan-your-trip/accommodations

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