Lauren Burr

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Lauren Burr is a PhD candidate in the English Department at the University of Waterloo, studying and creating critical locative and pervasive media. Lauren’s collaborative projects include HATengine, a tool for building audio-based augmented reality explorations, and the accompanying game HATFinder; Goosepocalypse, a site-specific netprov at the University of Waterloo; Alice & Schrodinger’s Excellent Adventure, an augmented reality tour of UW’s Quantum-Nano Centre; Bonfire of the Humanities, an alternate reality game designed for Congress 2012; and House of Lexia, a locative hypertext remediation of Mark Danielewski’s House of Leaves. She has been published in Hyperrhiz and First Person Scholar, and she has an article forthcoming in Digital Studies. Lauren conducts her research with both the Critical Media Lab and The Games Institute at uWaterloo, and continues to collaborate as an adjunct researcher with the Carleton University Hypertext and Hypermedia Lab after completing an MA at Carleton in 2011. Lauren’s work has been generously funded by an Ontario Graduate Scholarship and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

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CALL FOR PARTICIPATION THATCamp IMMERSe July 12-14, 2013 Kitchener-Waterloo, ON Announcing THATCamp IMMERSe! On the weekend of July 12th, we’ll gather in Kitchener-Waterloo to discuss, create, debate, design, and play games! THATCamp IMMERSe is an unconference hosted by the University of Waterloo...
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