CFP: Sid Meier's Civilization: Virtual History/Real Fantasies (11/20/03 & 1/31/04; collection)
“Ludologica. Videogames d’Autore” is pleased to announce its call for
papers for a book on Sid Meier’s series “Civilization”.
Provisionally titled “Civilization and its discontents. Virtual history.
Real fantasies”, this interdisciplinary volume will explore a range of
topics regarding the aesthetics, politics and logic of the simulation,
its (v)ideological implications and possible uses for educational
purposes. The editors are looking for original contributions from a
variety of fields, including new media studies, game studies, history,
sociology, philosophy, art history, and anthropology.
Possible topics may include (but are not limited to):