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GlitchCon. March 28-29, 2015

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March 28-29, 2015, 11:00am-5:00pm
McNamara Alumni Center

A 2-day festival exploring video games as a culture, career, and creative practice.

GlitchCon is organized by GLITCH, a nonprofit based at the University of Minnesota that provides extensive programming to promote gaming culture and game design as a creative practice. Featured speakers are James Portnow, co-creator and writer of the popular Extra Credits video series, CEO of Rainmaker Games, and a professor at DigiPen Institute of Technology; Ashly Burch, actress, voice artist, and writer known for her work on Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin’?, Borderlands, and Team Fortress 2; Dave Lang, CEO of Iron Galaxy Studios; and Andrew Reiner, Executive Editor of Game Informer.

In February, GLITCH also helped organize a discussion at the IAS on “Gender, Identity, and Video Games“.

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