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Derek Price

Derek Price is a PhD candidate at Vanderbilt University in German and Media Studies. During the 2018/2019 academic year, he was a Fulbright Research grantee associated with Universit‰t zu Kˆln, where he worked on his dissertation "Playing Economy: Leisure and Labor in German Gaming Cultures." His project considers the aesthetics, contexts, and material conditions of production, reception, and use of games which make industrial, agricultural, logistical, and public-service work playable. He is also the creator and co-host of "Scholars At Play," a podcast dedicated to the critical discussion of games in society and the academy (