© 2017 by Lindsey Joyce

 

Lindsey Joyce

 

Education

 

PhD in Arts and Technology, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX. May 2017

 

M.A. in English, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.  August 2010

 

B.A. in English, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV. May 2008

 

 

 

Edited Collections

 

Mapping the Digital: Cultures and Territories of Play. Ed. Lindsey Joyce and Brian Quinn. Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press, 2016.

 

In-Process Edited Collections

 

Videogames and Culture: How Videogames Influence and Replicate Our World. Ed. Lindsey Joyce. Netherlands: Brill, 2018.

 

 

Peer-Reviewed Publications

 

"Agency in Meaning and Intent: Limitations of Morality Systems in Interactive Narrative Games." Mapping the Digital: Cultures and Territories of Play. Ed. Lindsey Joyce and Brian Quinn. Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press, 2016.

 

“Assessing Mass Effect 2 and Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Using Collaborative Criteria for Player Agency in Interactive Narratives” Journal of Game Criticism (2016)

 

"Kentucky Route Zero: Or How Not to Get Lost in the Branching Narrative System” The Play Versus Story Divide in Game Studies: Critical Essays. Ed. Matthew Wilhelm Kapell. Jefferson, NC: McFarland Publishers, December 2015.

 

"Creating Collaborative Criteria for Agency in Interactive Narrative Game Analysis.” The Computer Games Journal (2015): n. pag. CrossRef. Web. 7 July 2015.

 

“The Medium is the Message: The Last of Us as Argument Against Misrepresentations and Stereotypes of Gender in Games.” First Person Scholar. 9 July 2014. http://www.firstpersonscholar.com/an-uneven-partnership/

 

 

In-Process, Peer-Reviewed Publications

 

“Constructing Space, Creating Time, Considering Bodies: Structures of Narrative Systems” Brill Publishers, 2018.

 

 

Alternative & Pop Publications

 

“Flip This House: Tips for Bridging the Tech Gap Between School and Home” EdSurge News (2016).

 

"Videogames for a Good Kid" Five Out of Ten Magazine. Ed. Alan Williamson. Oxford, Five Out of Ten, April 2015.

 

"Losing Luck, Finding Control" Five Out of Ten Magazine. Ed. Alan Williamson. Oxford, Five Out of Ten, April 2015.

 

"Pulling the Strings" Haywire Magazine. Ed. Joe Koeller. Haywire, February 2015.

 

“How Does Wayward Manor Fit Into Neil Gaiman’s Oeuvre? It Doesn’t.” Killscreen. 13 August 2014. http://killscreendaily.com/articles/how-does-wayward-manor-fit-neil-gaimans-ouevre-it-doesnt/

 

“The Impeachable Optimism of Cosmochoria.” Killscreen. 23 June 2014. http://killscreendaily.com/articles/unimpeachable-optimism-cosmochoria/

 

 

Invited Talks

 

“Structural Integrity: Agent in Narrative and Play” – Boston University, December 2017

 

“Networked Learning: Knowledge Sharing and Community-Based Editing in Wikipedia” – The University of Texas at Arlington, October 2017

 

“Narrative Systems, Game Systems, and Story” – Bellarmine University, March 2017

 

 

Guest Lectures

 

“En(Lightening) Talk about Digital Content Design and Game Studies” – The University of Texas at Dallas, January 2018

 

“The Playtest Method: A Quantitative Approach to Game Studies Research” – Boston University, December 2017

 

“Designing for a User in WordPress” – Bellarmine University, March 2017

 

“Accessing Narrative and Agency in Digital Interactive Narrative Games” – The University of Texas at Dallas, March 2017

 

Conference Presentations

“Dueling Agencies of Dual Agency? A Reconsideration of Narrative and Play” – PCA/ACA, Indianapolis 2018

 

“Constructing Space, Creating Time, Considering Bodies: Structures of Narrative Systems” – Extending Play Conference, New Brunswick 2016

 

“Constructing Space, Creating Time, Considering Bodies: Structures of Narrative Systems” – Videogame Cultures & the Future of Interactive Entertainment, Mansfield College, Oxford, September 2016

 

“Personal Criticism: Bringing Personal Experience and Narrative into Critical Essays” – Writefest, Houston 2016

 

“How to Create and Cultivate Your Personal Brand” – Writefest, Houston 2016

 

"Let's Plays: Curating a New Type of Discourse for Digital Play Experiences" - Digital Frontiers, Dallas 2015

 

"Ethical Values and Valuation: New Sites and Systems of Interaction in Play Space" - CGSA, Ottawa 2015

 

“Assessing Mass Effect 2 and Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim using Collaborative Criteria for Player Agency in Interactive Narratives.” – Extending Play Conference, New Brunswick 2015

 

"Kentucky Route Zero: Or How Not to Get Lost in the Branching Narrative System,” RAW Graduate Symposium, Dallas 2015

 

“Agency in Flow: Creating a Collaborative Criteria for Interactive Narrative Game Analysis,” Society for Literature Science and the Arts, Dallas 2014

 

“Assessing Mass Effect 2 and Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim using Collaborative Criteria for Player Agency in Interactive Narratives.” Rice Graduate Symposium, Houston 2014

 

“Agency in Meaning and Intent: How Dialogue and Visual Feedback Systems Limit Agency in Games with Morality Systems,” Videogame Cultures & the Future of Interactive Entertainment, Mansfield College, Oxford, July 2014

 

“The Failure of Prudence,” West Virginia University Graduate Student Colloquium, Morgantown, March 13, 2010

 

“Rhythm Scientist of Musical Thief: An Analytical Interview which Questions the Plagiarism of Sound and the Agency of Influence in DJ Culture,” Society for Literature Science and the Arts, Atlanta, November 2009

 

“Coming Around: A Re-Vision of Horticulture and Culture in Leslie Marmon Silko’s Gardens in the Dunes,” Eighth Native American Symposium, Durant, November 2009

 

“Coming Around: A Re-Vision of Horticulture and Culture in Leslie Marmon Silko’s Gardens in the Dunes,” West Virginia University English Graduate Student Colloquium, Morgantown, April 4, 2009

 

“Rejecting the Tropes of Femaleness: The Female Body as a Means of Resistance in Nervous Conditions and Woman at Point Zero,” West Virginia University Undergraduate Literary Symposium, Morgantown, April 2008

 

 

Edited Curations

 

“The Week in Video Game Blogging.” Critical-Distance. Critical-Distance.com.

 

"Blogs of the Round Table." Critical-Distance. Critical-Distance.com

 

“This Month in Let’s Plays.” Critical-Distance. Critical-Distance.com

 

 

Teaching Experience

 

Senior Lecturer, the University of Texas at Dallas

2016-Present

 

  • Instructor of Game Studies

  • Instructor of Digital Content Design

  • Instructor of Introduction to Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication

  • Researcher in Narrative Systems Research Lab

 

 

Graduate Teacher, the University of Texas at Dallas

2014-2015

 

  • Instructor of Writing and Research in New Media

 

Adjunct Professor, Richland College

Fall 2014

 

  • Instructor of Composition and Rhetoric

 

Adjunct Professor, Parker University

2012-2013

 

  • Instructor of Composition and Rhetoric

  • Instructor of American Literature

 

Senior Lecturer, West Virginia University

2010-2012

 

  • Instructor of Composition and Rhetoric 101

  • Instructor of Composition and Rhetoric 102

 

Graduate Intern, Center for Literary Computing

2009-2010

 

  • Provider of digital media, interactive experiences, and web design services

 

Graduate Teaching Assistant, West Virginia University

2008-2010

 

  • Instructor of Composition and Rhetoric 101

  • Instructor of Composition and Rhetoric 102

 

 

Industry Experience

 

Digital Marketing Lead, Istation

2015-2016

 

  • Developed, maintains, and tracks marketing campaigns

  • Analyzed and optimized content for effectiveness

  • Recommended changes or new ideas based on performance

  • Conceptualized how content can be used in multiple formats

  • Maintained the content database

  • Sourced content by interviewing internal and external customers

  • Researched tips, best practices, and news through social media

  • Filtered the best material to be shared with audiences

 

 

 

Managing Editor, Five out of Ten Magazine

2015-2017

 

  • Turns submissions into publishable articles

  • Contributes feature article as needed

  • Promoted the magazine via social media

  • Assists with overall direction of the magazine

 

 

 

Managing Editor, Haywire Magazine

2014-2015

 

  • Develops brand and product output

  • Manages team of 4 on-staff writers and 4 on-staff editors

  • Receives and responds to pitches from new/guest writers

 

 

 

Program Director, Set For College

2012-2015

 

  • Designed, develops, and implements tutoring programs

  • Designs SAT and ACT curriculum

  • Manages marketing and communications

 

 

 

National Writing Project Director

2010-2012

 

  • Creates and maintains partnership with k-12 teachers in 7 counties

  • Develops new strategies for the writing classroom in k-12

  • Maintains affiliations with National Writing Project network

  • Applies for annual federal funding and oversees expenditures

 

 

Service

 

Proposal Reviewer, DIGRA - 2018

Faculty Member, Narrative Systems Research Lab - 2017-Present

Faculty Member, Pride at UTD - 2017

 

Committee Member, ATEC Faculty Search - 2017

Graduate Student Member, Narrative Systems Research Lab - 2014-2017

 

Inaugural Organizing Member, Jam the System Game Jam - 2016

 

Founding Member, Women in Games Network - 2016

 

Committee Member, Game Production Lab - 2016

 

Proposal Reviewer, Extending Play 3 - 2016

 

Committee Member, ATEC Dean Search - 2015-2016

 

Graduate Student Representative, ATEC Colloquia - 2014-2016

 

Treasurer, English Graduate Organization - 2009-2010

 

Student Representative, Graduate Student Organization - 2009-2010

 

 

Professional Affiliations

 

DIGRA

NCA

SCMS

SLSA

CCCC

ICA

Inter-Disciplinary.Net

ELO

Curriculum

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