Astrid Ensslin

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Edmonton , AB
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Alberta CA
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Germany
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Astrid Ensslin is Professor in Digital Humanities and Game Studies at the University of Alberta, cross-appointed between the Departments of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies, and Humanities Computing. Her main publications include Literary Gaming (MIT Press, 2014), Analyzing Digital Fiction (co-edited with Alice Bell and Hans Kristian Rustad, Routledge, 2013), The Language of Gaming (Palgrave, 2011), Creating Second Lives: Community, Identity and Spatiality as Constructions of the Virtual (co-edited with Eben Muse, Routledge, 2011), Canonizing Hypertext: Explorations and Constructions (Continuum, 2007), and Language in the Media: Representations, Identitites, Ideologies (co-edited wit Sally Johnson, Continuum, 2007). She is Principal Editor of the Journal of Gaming and Virtual Worlds and Investigator of the "Reading Digital Fiction" project (funded by the UK's Arts and Humanities Research Council), and the Leverhulme-funded Digital Fiction International Network. She joined the ELO Board of Directors in 2017.

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