Early Modern Research Centre event

Prof. Andrew Burn will be delivering a paper entitled ‘Playing Shakespeare: developing a game-authoring tool for Macbeth with Shakespeare’s Globe’, on Wednesday 14 May, 5 pm, in HUMSS G74, Whiteknights Campus.

Professor Andrew Burn, Institute of Education, University of London, will speak on a project  that he developed through the AHRC Digital Transformations programme in collaboration with the DARE research centre at the Institute of Education, University of London, Shakespeare’s Globe, Immersive Education Ltd, and Coleridge Community College in Cambridge. The authoring tool was developed for young people to make computer games based on Macbeth.  See http://darecollaborative.net/2012/10/27/making-shakespeare-videogames/. Professor Burn has published work on many aspects of the media, including media literacy in schools, the semiotics of the moving image and computer games, and young people’s production of digital animation, film and computer games. All Welcome.


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Associate Professor in the Department of English Literature at the University of Reading. Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
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