Saturday Scholar Series: "The Oregon Trail and the Rise and Fall of Educational Software"


Location: Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art (View on map )

A different game plan for autumn weekends. You are invited to join in discussion with Notre Dame’s most engaging faculty on some of the most pressing and fascinating issues of our times. Each lecture and Q&A is presented on a home game Saturday. Visit Saturday Scholar series for a complete listing.

Matthew Payne, Associate Professor of Film, Television, and Theatre

Manifest destiny, hunting, and death by dysentery: The Oregon Trail hooked generations of students with the promise of action and adventure. This presentation uses this beloved computer game to narrate the birth and death of the educational software industry.

All lectures are free and open to the public. No tickets required.

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