Thursday, August 25, 2005

Video Game LITERACY News, August 25, 2005: Conference Announcements!

Event: Media Literacy Conference:“Building Critical Thinking Skills In Our Media Age"
Sponsor: Home Inc,
Date: Saturday Oct 22 2005, 8:00AM-4:00PM
Location: MIT building E-51, Cambridge MA
Agenda: Keynote speaker Henry Jenkins III, Director of Comparative Media Studies, MIT
Cost: FREE ($10 for lunch)
To register: contact Alan Michel, or by phone at 617.266.1386 by Oct 14; registration form online at

Event: Teens and Technology Institute and Video Game Night
Sponsor: YALSA
Date: Friday January 20, 2006 9:00AM-4:30PM
Location: San Antonio, TX
Agenda: Expansion of traditional literacy through chat, IM, wikis, blogging, and more
Cost: $210 YALSA members/$250 ALA members/$300 nonmembers
To register: Visit and click on "Events and Conferences" after September 1, 2005

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