Author: Joshua Fitzgerald and Jonathan Truitt

Joshua Fitzgerald is the Jeffrey Rubinoff Fellow in ‘art as a source of knowledge’ at Churchill College, University of Cambridge, researching the use of Mexican heritage in gaming experiences. Jonathan Truitt is the Director of the Center for Learning through Games and Simulation, interested in the relationship between play, games, and the Humanities.

An Unbecoming King: Making Mighty Chessmen in Porfirian Mexico

What can we learn about the social and political past of a nation through their games? Join us as we explore this through games from Mexico’s tumultuous Porfirio Díaz era.

Joshua Fitzgerald and Jonathan Truitt

25 July 2023

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