Conference Conundrums

Conference ConundrumsJerz’s Literacy Weblog)

Hooray… I just heard that I got near-full funding for both Princeton videogame conference (where I’ll be presenting a paper on Will Crowther’s original “Adventure”) and the San Antonio 4C-s (where my paper topic is “Forced Blogging: Students’ Emotional Investment in their Academic Weblogs”). Because the 4C’s is a long conference in an expensive city, I might not be able to afford to go to the whole thing, but I present early and there’s that blasted “stay overnight on a Saturday and get a cheaper airfare,” so I’m going to have to wrestle with this one a bit. I’m hoping to share a room with a former colleague from the University of Toronto, but he may have had to book already… we’ll see what happens. I’ve got the next six hours of my day booked absolutely solid…