Readings

Sept 28 review proto 1 shift perspective
— Jodi Rios Reconsider The Margin, read pg 39-47 & 53-54, post paragraph response to class blog
— check out NPR article on Walking NYC as a Woman
— check out Dread Scott’s Stop

Oct 05 w The Point, concept Proto 2 sensory swap / coop
Everett & Wattkins Power of Play; Portrayal & Performance of Race in Video Games, read 141-48, post paragraph response to class blog

Oct 12: Guest practitioners discuss mechanics, 1
Mike Allison & Sarah Rothberg on:
Immersion, presence, engagement, embodied spectatorship
Eyes, Lies & Illusions ch 2, The Art Of Deception

Oct 19: Guest practitioners discuss mechanics, 2
Kaho Abe & Ramsey Nasser
Immersion, presence, engagement, embodied spectatorship
Madeline Schwartzman’s See Yourself Sensing, excerpts

Nov 02: w Action, test proto 2, concept proto
NPR’s Code Switch article What Does Modern Prejudice Look Like
Blind Spot; Preface

Nov 09: collab story exercises w Fortugno 1
Games / gaming / game play as Tool
Recommended: Rules of Play, chapter on Mechanics

Nov 16: collab story exercises w Fortugno 2
Games / gaming / game play as Tool

Nov 30: Dan Archer on immersive media for empathy
Dan’s site, Empathetic Media
Virtual Human Interaction Lab studies and projects that Jeremy Bailenson et all are doing on empathy
NYT VR: view one of their stories on war w Google Cardboard, meant to facilitate empathy
>> Synthesize questions, opinions on positive & negative aspects of facilitating empathy through VR, post response to blog

Recommended:
Jane Elliot and the Blue Eye Brown Eye Experiment
Use of VR in PTSD Treatment
Interview w Psychologist Connie Rice, about her research w 800 LAPD officers officers about what they fear