Humanities in Class: Webinar Series

The Murder is the Message: Video Games and U.S. Foreign Policy

Lead Scholar: Daniel Bessner (Associate Professor, The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington)

December 7, 2021

This talk will explore the geopolitical and political messages expressed in the most recent entry in the "Call of Duty" video game series, which is titled "Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War," as a means to investigate the concept of "imperialist realism."

Subjects: Film and Media; Political Science; Video Games; Politics; Decolonization; Realism; Imperialism