Other activities

Conference/Summer School organization:

  • 2016. Let’s Play Nederlandse Gamegeschiedenis. Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid/Universiteit Utrecht. 18 November, Hilversum.
  • 2014. Summer School: Identity and Interdisciplinarity in Games and Play Research. ERASMUS Intensive Program. Utrecht University, 17-29 August, Utrecht. [link]
  • 2012. Citizen Science on the Move: Digital Play, Politics, and Epistemology. Utrecht University/Waag Society/7scenes, 25-27 June, Utrecht/Amsterdam. [link]
  • Playing The Urban Conference. University of Amsterdam/University of Maastricht/NWO, 31 March, Amsterdam. [link]

Game Design:

  • 2016. EthiCo[PC/mobile hybrid] Content design team (with Gerard van der Ree, Mirjam Bastings, Mariëtte van den Hoven & Kim Loyens). Utrecht: Utrecht University. [link]

Reviewing:

  • 2018. DiGRA Conference – The Game is the Message.  Università di Torino, Turin. July 25-28.
  • 2017. CHI Play 2017. University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam. Oct. 15-18.
  • 2017. DiGRA Conference. Swinburne University of Technology/RMIT University/University of Melbourne, 3-6 July, Melbourne.
  • 2016. DiGRA and FDG First Joined International Conference. Abertay University, 1-6 August, Dundee.
  • 2015. DiGRA 2015 Conference: Diversity of Play: Games – Cultures – Identities. Leuphana University, 14-17 May, Luneburg.
  • 2014. DiGRA 2014 Conference:the of the game , Salt Lake City, August 3-6, Salt Lake City.
  • 2013. Foundations of Digital Games 2013. Chania, Crete, May 14-17.
  • 2012. Nordic DiGRA 2012: Games in Culture and Society. University of Tampere, 6-8 June, Tampere.
  • 2012. Homo Ludens Magazine.
  • 2011. Think Design Play – DiGRA Conference 2011. Utrecht School of the Arts, 14-17 September, Hilversum.
  • 2009. Sociologie, Boom Lemma Uitgevers.

Guest lectures:

  • 2013. “De (on)mogelijkheden van games als interactieve films”. Netherlands Film and Television Academy (NFTA), April 15, Amsterdam.
  • 2012. “Gaming the Narrative”. Performance at the Edge, Media & Culture Studies, University of Amsterdam, April 26, Amsterdam.
  • 2012. “Games als Interactieve Films?”. Netherlands Film and Television Academy (NFTA), February 28, Amsterdam.
  • 2011. “Een Inleiding tot Game Studies”. Minor Cultuur, Communicatie en Mediastudies, Faculteit Sociale Wetenschappen. September 26, Utrecht.
  • 2011. “Games and Learning”.Theater- en Media-educatie, Media en Cultuurwetenschappen.9 March, Utrecht.

Teaching:

Academic Year 2009/2010 – present (Utrecht University):

  • BA: Computergames in Context (2014/2015, 2015/2016, 2016/2017, 2018/2019)
  • BA: Verbeelden en Vertellen (lectures only, 2014/2015, 2016/2017, 2018/2019)
  • BA: Computergames: Geschiedenis en Analyse (2010/2011, 2011/2012, 2012/2013, 2013/2014)
  • BA: Computergames: Theorie en Cultuur (2013/2014)
  • BA: Nieuwe Media en Populaire Cultuur: Computergames (2010/2011, 2011/2012)
  • MA: Game Studies: Serious/Game/Play (2010/2011, 2011/2012)
  • MA: Game Studies: The Rules of Play (2009/2010, 2012/2013, 2013/2014)
  •        RMA: Game Studies Tutorial (2012/2013, 2013/2014)
  •        RMA: The Rules of Play (2016/2017, 2018/2019)

Academic Year 2015/2016 – present (University College Utrecht):

  •        Game Studies (2015/2016, 2016/2017)

Academic Year 2003/2004 – 2009/2010 (University of Amsterdam):

  • BA: Hedendaagse Mediacultuur: Digitale Media (2009/2010)
  • BA: Performing at the Edge: Transmedialities (2007/2008, 2009/2010)
  • BA: Film History (Amsterdam University College, course preperation only, 2009-2010)
  • BA: Perspectives on Games (2003/2004, 2004/2005, 2005/2006, 2007/2008)
  • BA: Oriëntatie Film en Visuele Cultuur (2004/2005)
  • BA: Academische Vaardigheden (2004/2005)
  • BA: Oriëntatie Nieuwe Media (2003/2004)

film journalism:

  • 2002-2009. Weekly review, Folia Civitatis, University of Amsterdam.
  • 2008-2009. Weekly review, Havana, University of Applied Sciences Amsterdam.
  • 2004-2009. Articles and reviews for various magazines, including SkrienGMRAmsterdam Weekly.
  • 2006-2009. Reviews, VICE Magazine (Dutch/Flemish edition).
  • KNF Award jury (Association of Dutch Film Critics). International Film Festival Rotterdam.
  • 2007-2008. Reviews, Vrij Nederland.
  • 2006-2007. Weekly review, Folianostra.nl.
  • 2000-2002. Editor-in-chief, Xi (periodical for Film and Television Studies), University of Amsterdam.
  • 2001-2002. Launch and editor-in-chief xi-online.nl.
  • 1998-2000. Editor film and new media, Xi (periodical for Film and Television Studies), University of Amsterdam.