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Mark Sample presentation (10/27/17)

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Mark Sample presentation (10/27/17)

October 27

Mark Sample will give a presentation at Grinnell College on Friday, October 27. More information to come.
Mark Sample is an Associate Professor of Digital Studies at Davidson College. Professor Sample’s teaching and research focuses on contemporary literature, new media, and videogames. His examination of the representation of torture in videogames appeared in Game Studies, and his critique of the digital humanities’ approach to contemporary literature is a chapter in Debates in the Digital Humanities (University of Minnesota Press, 2012). Mark has work in Hacking the Academy, a crowdsourced scholarly book published by the digitalculturebooks imprint of the University of Michigan Press.

Mark’s most recent project is 10 PRINT CHR$(205.5+RND(1)); : GOTO 10, a collaboratively written book about creative computing and the Commodore 64, which was published by MIT Press in November 2012.

In recognition of his commitment to innovation in teaching, Professor Sample was the recipient of George Mason’s 2010 Teaching Excellence Award. Professor Sample is a regular contributor to ProfHacker at the Chronicle for Higher Education, and he also writes for Play the Past, a collaboratively edited scholarly blog that explores the intersection of cultural heritage and games. Professor Sample can be found online at or on Twitter as @samplereality.


October 27
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Digital Bridges Leadership Team


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