My name is Conor Mckeown and I’m a PhD student studying at the University of Glasgow. My thesis focuses on Videogames and Ecology from a post-human perspective. My hope is that I will be able to illustrate how, in spite of the terrifying physical repercussions of the videogame industry, on a textual and mechanical level, they have the power to heighten our understanding of the natural world. Beyond this, I will posit that videogames make clear the symbiotic relationship of the human and the non-human, willing each other into existence through the process of intra-activity. 

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