Keynote Speakers

Mary Flanagan (keynote)Mary Flanagan pushes the boundaries of medium and genre across writing, visual arts, and design to innovate in these fields with a critical play-centered approach. As an artist and scholar interested in how human values are in play across technologies and systems, she has also written more than 20 critical essays and chapters on games, empathy, gender and digital representation, art and technology, and responsible design, including the book Critical Play (2009). Flanagan is the Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Professor in Digital Humanities at Dartmouth College.


Adeline Koh (keynote)Adeline Koh is Director of the Digital Humanities Center, assistant professor of literature at Richard Stockton College, and co-founder of #DHPoco. Her work spans the intersections between postcolonial studies and the digital humanities, 19th/20th Century British and Anglophone Literature and Southeast Asian and African studies, and games in higher education. She is also a core contributor to the Profhacker Column at the Chronicle of Higher Education. She has held a Duke University Humanities Writ Large Fellowship and a postdoctoral fellowship at the National University of Singapore.