InTensions: Fun and Games - Playing to the Limit (Issue 7)

To play is human. Play is a social act of often unclear boundaries. The delineation of playing as a special conditional form of doing or acting in the world relies upon registers of seriousness, authenticity, consequence and import, yet these registers are ultimately ambiguous. Play can materialize and relativize banal affective and social relations. Play can imagine, insist on the possibility of, or suppress, difference. Play may provoke shock or distraction, conceal or reveal intention ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
InTensions E Journal
Event type: 
Publication
Event date: 
Monday, April 15, 2013
Abstract due date: 
Monday, April 15, 2013
Categories: 
Comparative
Interdisciplinary
Pedagogy
Genre & Form
Popular Culture
Children’s Literature
Aesthetics
Anthropology/Sociology
Classical Studies
Cultural Studies
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