Academic CV

On this page, you can find my various academic outputs, ranging from book chapters to conference papers to online publications elsewhere.

Peer-reviewed texts

Jansen, Dennis. 2019. “The Environment at Play: Confronting Nature in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and the ‘Frostfall’ Ecomod.” Press Start 5 (1): 1–18. https://press-start.gla.ac.uk/index.php/press-start/article/view/125. (OPEN ACCESS)

Jansen, Dennis. 2018. “A Universe Divided: Texts vs. Games in The Elder Scrolls.” In DiGRA Nordic ’18: Proceedings of 2018 International DiGRA Nordic Conference. http://www.digra.org/wp-content/uploads/digital-library/DiGRA_Nordic_2018_paper_12.pdf. (OPEN ACCESS)

Jansen, Dennis. 2018. “How Fantasy Games Deal with Race, as Demonstrated by The Elder Scrolls.” First Person Scholar. December 12, 2018. http://www.firstpersonscholar.com/how-fantasy-games-deal-with-race/. (OPEN ACCESS)

Di Pastena, Andrea, Dennis Jansen, Brian de Lint, and Amanda Moss. 2018. “‘The Link Out’: Towards a Theory of Epiphany in Digital Games.” In Interactive Storytelling, edited by Rebecca Rouse, Hartmut Koenitz, and Mads Haahr, vol. 11318: 206–16. Cham: Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-04028-4_21. (PRE-PRINT AVAILABLE HERE)

Koenitz, Hartmut, Andrea Di Pastena, Dennis Jansen, Brian de Lint, and Amanda Moss. 2018. “The Myth of ‘Universal’ Narrative Models: Expanding the Design Space of Narrative Structures for Interactive Digital Narratives.” In Interactive Storytelling, edited by Rebecca Rouse, Hartmut Koenitz, and Mads Haahr, vol. 11318: 107–20. Cham: Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-04028-4_8. (PRE-PRINT AVAILABLE HERE)

Conference presentations

Jansen, Dennis. 2019. “So Much for the Tolerant Humanities?” Abstract presented at What’s the Point? Impact and the Future of the Humanities, Utrecht, April 12.

Jansen, Dennis. 2018. “Interpreting the Fictional Past: How Fans of the Elder Scrolls Games Deal with ‘The Battle of Red Mountain.’” Abstract presented at The Interactive Pasts Conference 2, Hilversum, October 8. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=knEvlrOLN4A&index=13&t=46s&list=PLKbRwyeu6RQupbZVHKFPGmI8jQB_Jzd6j.

Glas, René, Andrea Di Pastena, Dennis Jansen, Brian de Lint, Amanda Moss, Jasper van Vught, and Stefan Werning. 2018. “Playing (Dutch) Game History: Designing Games with Historical Datasets.” Abstract presented at The Interactive Pasts Conference 2, Hilversum, October 9. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JS4HULs1UJw&index=26&t=0s&list=PLKbRwyeu6RQupbZVHKFPGmI8jQB_Jzd6j.

Other works, elsewhere (non-peer reviewed)

Jansen, Dennis. 2019. “Personal Experience and the Ignorance of Ecological Matters in Videogame Studies.” Transmission in Motion (blog). April 14, 2019. https://transmissioninmotion.sites.uu.nl/personal-experience-and-the-ignorance-of-ecological-matters-in-videogame-studies-dennis-jansen/.

Jansen, Dennis. 2019. “Does Design Allow for True Emergence?” Transmission in Motion (blog). March 27, 2019. https://transmissioninmotion.sites.uu.nl/does-design-allow-for-true-emergence-dennis-jansen/.

Jansen, Dennis. 2019. “Embodied Literacy, Skill, and Habit.” Transmission in Motion (blog). February 8, 2019. https://transmissioninmotion.sites.uu.nl/embodied-literacy-skill-and-habit-dennis-jansen/.

Jansen, Dennis. 2019. “A Glimpse into the Digital Poorhouse.” Datafied Society. January 21, 2019. https://datafiedsociety.nl/a-glimpse-into-the-digital-poorhouse/.

Jansen, Dennis. 2019. “What Is the Role of Digital Play in the Future of Education?” Transmission in Motion (blog). January 8, 2019. https://transmissioninmotion.sites.uu.nl/what-is-the-role-of-digital-play-in-the-future-of-education-dennis-jansen/.

Jansen, Dennis. 2018. “The Museum between the Physical and the Virtual.” Transmission in Motion (blog). December 9, 2018. https://transmissioninmotion.sites.uu.nl/the-museum-between-the-physical-and-the-virtual-dennis-jansen/.

Jansen, Dennis. 2018. “On Game Controllers, and the Magic Circle as an Atmosphere.” Transmission in Motion (blog). November 14, 2018. https://transmissioninmotion.sites.uu.nl/on-game-controllers-and-the-magic-circle-as-an-atmosphere-dennis-jansen/.

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