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Video Games in the Literature Classroom

Recently, Playing History 2-Slave Trade has received attention here in the U.S. for its depiction of the Middle Passage and the slave trade. The game, developed by Danish company Serious Game drew attention because of section of the game that people have dubbed “Slave Tetris.” Essentially, players must stack Africans into a ship’s hull in preparation for the Middle Passage in a manner similar to the classic … Read More Video Games in the Literature Classroom