I’m writing with an invitation to join the Department of Journalism & Creative Media Industries for a conversation between video game producer/designer/writer Carmen Askerneese (Wizards of the Coast) and Dr. Bobby Schweizer (Assistant Professor, JCMI), with Q&A to follow. The event will take place Wednesday, March 31 at 5:30pm via Zoom. Please consider attending and please share among your networks.

[[log in to unmask]]Carmen Askerneese is a producer, writer, and designer of games and comics. He is also the Dungeon Master for the tabletop actual play show, Realms & Roleplay. Carmen is currently a Producer at Wizards of the Coast on Magic the Gathering, and has worked previously as a designer with Electronic Arts (EA). Carmen is also a former local chairman for BEAT Austin (TX), an employee resource group for Black game developers within EA. He holds a Master of Science in Game Development from the Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy and a BA in Electronic Media & Communication from Texas Tech University.

Dr. Bobby Schweizer is an assistant professor in the Department of Journalism & Creative Media Industries at Texas Tech University. Dr. Schweizer teaches game design and storytelling and researches the relationships between technology, play, and imagination in theme parks.

To register: Please register by emailing me at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> no later than 5pm on Tuesday, March 30. I will then share the Zoom link and password with all registrants on the morning of Wednesday, March 31.

All best,

Robert Moses Peaslee, PhD
[he, him, his]
Associate Professor & Chair
Department of Journalism & Creative Media Industries<https://www.depts.ttu.edu/comc/about/college/jcmi/>

Spring 2021 Virtual Office Hours: Fridays, 10am-1pm (Zoom Link<https://zoom.us/j/93639527716>)

Now available:
THE SUPERVILLAIN READER (co-editor with Robert G. Weiner)
University Press of Mississippi
Online: www.upress.state.ms.us/Books/T/The-Supervillain-Reader<http://www.upress.state.ms.us/Books/T/The-Supervillain-Reader>
Local: https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781496826473

Coordinator, TTU International Film Series
Faculty Affiliate, Thomas Jay Harris Institute for Hispanic and International Communication
Area Chair - Graphic Novels, Comics, & Popular Culture - Southwest Popular/American Culture Association

College of Media & Communication
Texas Tech University
MS 3082
Lubbock, TX 79409


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