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Raiford Guins

The Media School IU Bloomington

Phone:
(310) 866-1587
Email:
rguins@iu.edu
601 E. Kirkwood Ave.
The Media School
Bloomington, IN
47405

Areas of Expertise

Video game history and preservation, media/materiality and life histories of objects, cultural studies of technology and media history, visual culture and material culture, design culture and design history, history and philosophy of technology.

Expert Bio

Raiford Guins is a professor of cinema and media studies in The Media School at Indiana University. He edits MIT University Press's "Game Histories" book series with Henry Lowood and serves as a founding principal editor with the Journal of Visual Culture. He is the author of "Edited Clean Version: Technology and the Culture of Control" (Minnesota University Press, 2009) and "Game After: A Cultural Study of Video Game Afterlife" (MIT Press, 2014). He has co-edited "Popular Culture: A Reader" (Sage, 2005), "The Object Reader" (Routledge, 2009) and "Debugging Game History: A Critical Lexicon" (MIT Press, 2016).

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Additional Information

Blog: https://raifordguins.com/

Books: http://www.gamehistoriesbookseries.org/