- SMC Spring Speakers: ‘Video Games, User Generated Content and Regulating Video Game Culture’
- April 18, 2013 2:00 pm
- April 18, 2013 3:15 pm
- Annenberg Hall, Room 3
2020 North 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19122, United States
Rutgers School of Law
Associate Professor of Comparative Media Studies
Greg Lastowka is professor of law at Rutgers School of Law-Camden and a co-director of the Rutgers Institute for Information Policy and Law. His research focuses primarily on the intersection of intellectual property and new technologies. He has published many book chapters, articles, and essays exploring the application of legal doctrines such as copyright, trademark, and computer trespass law to technologies such as search engines, web sites, video games, and email. He is the author of Virtual Justice (Yale University Press 2010), which explores the legal issues raised by virtual worlds, video games and other forms of social software.
T.L. Taylor is associate professor in comparative media studies at MIT. She is a qualitative sociologist working in the fields of internet and game studies. Her work focuses on the interrelation between culture, social practice and technology in online leisure environments. She’s the author most recently of Raising the Stakes: E-sports and the Professionalization of Computer Gaming and the classic in game studies, Play Between Worlds: Exploring Online Game Culture both from MIT Press. She has spoken and written on topics such as network play and social life, values in design, intellectual property, co-creative practices, avatars, and gender and gaming.