All posts by Maura A. Smale

Maura Smale is Chief Librarian at the CUNY Graduate Center.

Still Time to Register for the CUNY Games Conference!

Happy New Year, CUNY gamers!

If one of your resolutions is to spend more time thinking and talking about game-based learning in higher education (and playing games), you’re in luck! Registration is still open for the CUNY Games Conference, to be held January 15-17, 2020, at Borough of Manhattan Community College and the CUNY Graduate Center.

Register here, and learn more about the conference here.

See you in a few weeks!

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Registration is Live for the CUNY Games Conference!

Registration is open for the CUNY Games Conference, January 15-17, 2020! 

Register here:


One day
$35 for full-time faculty or other professionals
$20 for adjunct faculty
CUNY students are free; students from other institutions pay at the part-time/adjunct rate

Both day 1 and day 2
$60 for full-time faculty/professionals
$30 for adjunct faculty

Lunch is included on both day 1 and day 2.
The third day is free to all.

Our extended CFP is still open, too — submit your proposal by November 17!

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CUNY Games Conference CFP Deadline Extended to 11/17!

We’re giving you some extra time to submit a proposal to CUNY Games Conference 6.0! Our new proposal deadline is Sunday, November 17, 2019.

The CUNY Games Network (City University of New York) invites all involved in higher education pedagogy — faculty, administrators, graduate students, undergraduates, and game designers, and learning professionals — to submit a talk or posters on the theory and practice of play and games, non-digital and digital, including interactive classroom learning activities. We also welcome game demos and playtesting that focus on higher education.

Submit your proposal for a talk, panel, poster, game demo, or playtest today!

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