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06/21/2017 | 16:00 EST | Embassy of Canada

Cultural learning and celebration: Video Games from Indigenous North America

Kind reminder to RSVP

On the occasion of Aboriginal Day #NADCanada the Embassy of Canada in Berlin invites you to join us for a panel discussion and reception on

Wednesday June 21, 2017 from 4:00 to 6:30 pm

at the Embassy of Canada
Leipziger Platz 17, 10117 Berlin

Featuring a keynote speech by

Dr. Elizabeth LaPensée, Michigan State University.

Dr. LaPensée is a practicing video game developer and comic book creator with Anishinaabe, Métis, and Irish roots. She is Assistant Professor in the department of Media & Information and Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures of Michigan State University.

And presentations by

Dr. Sebastian Möring, Coordinator, Digital Games Research Center, University of Potsdam, and

Dr. Judith Ackermann, Professor, Digital Media in Social Work, Fachhochschule Potsdam University of Applied Science.

Afterwards, stay to sample wines from Nk’ Mip Cellars and indigenous graphic novels and comic books in the Embassy’s interactive multimedia centre, the Marshall McLuhan Salon.

The event will be held in English.

Admission is free. Please RSVP by June 19th by following the link below.

The Embassy appreciates the support of the Digital Games Research Center (DIGAREC), University of Potsdam and the Potsdam University of Applied Science

 Potsdam University 

University of Applied Sciences

Please have your photo ID available at the entrance. Registration starts at 3:45 pm.
Make sure to allow enough time for security checks. We look forward to seeing you!

Online registration

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