January 5, 2019

Amy Chen showed a poster titled "PDF iconTeaching Book History through Card Games" as a part of the Teaching with Material Texts session sponsored by TM Bibliography & Scholarly Editing and presented "PDF iconPlaying around with Book History" as a part of the New Perspectives on Book History panel sponsored by SHARP at the 2019 Modern Language Association in Chicago, Illinois.


November 22, 2018

Cody Crawford received $300 from Alongside Wildlife Foundation's Small Grant Program to support reprints of Egghead and Laysan Island and/or travel costs for demonstrating the game at conferences or other events. 

October 26, 2018

Margaret Sheppard presented "Teaching Materials: Book Arts, Card Games, & the Social Life of Early Modern Texts" as a part of the Young Americans panel at the combined 2018 American Printing History Association and the Friends of Dard Hunter in Iowa City, Iowa. 

October 22, 2018

Margaret Sheppard and Cody Crawford hosted a workshop on Open Educational Resource games at the University of Iowa Library. This workshop is sponsored by the Libraries' Scholarly Publishing Team. 

October 14, 2018

Libby Siedell and Jordan Gongora, Biological and Premedical Illustration (BPI) students at Iowa State, agreed to work on Egghead's art with Cody Crawford. 

October 13, 2018

Cody Crawford showcased Egghead in a booth at the University of Iowa Museum of Natural History's event, Parrots at the Pentacrest

September 18, 2018

Amy Chen discussed game development with University of Victoria Assistant Professor of English Jentery Sayers' class. 

May 2, 2018

Amy Chen, Michelle Chesner (Columbia University), and Shannon Supple (Smith College) published "Roundtable Discussion: Teaching Print History with Codex Conquest" in Printing History. 

February 28, 2018

Amy Chen, Adam Hooks, and Margaret Sheppard filmed "Gaming Printed History: Creating an Open Educational Resource." This video represents our portion of the panel "Partnerships beyond the Stacks: Collaborations between Scholars and Librarians in Research and Teaching," Guaranteed Session for TM Libraries and Research, Modern Language Association 2018, which unfortunately we could not attend due to adverse weather. The abstract for the session was: "New types of partnerships emerging between faculty members, students, librarians, and curators offer exciting avenues for humanities scholarship. Panelists present collaborative projects between scholars and librarians on creative teaching approaches for archival research, building digital tools, and socially engaged undergraduate research. The panelists discuss strategies for fruitful collaborations and the impacts of these partnerships."