Oxenfree, Memory, and Public History

Nov 22, 16 Oxenfree, Memory, and Public History

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  Oxenfree is not a game you’d immediately associate with history. The adventure game, released on various platforms in the first half of 2016, follows five teenagers as they visit an island for a party but soon become involved with a supernatural presence. Without giving too much away, the group discovers ghosts, time...

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Valiant Hearts, The Great War, and The Shaping of Historical Memory

Dec 10, 14 Valiant Hearts, The Great War, and The Shaping of Historical Memory

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The following is a guest post from Christopher Sawula an Early American Historian of Class, Society, and Culture. CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Alabama. You can find him @CGSaw on twitter. Valiant Hearts is the only war game I would ever teach students as a historical text. Focusing on the emotion and personal...

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