Maxime Durand, will present “From Dreams to Realities: Performing History in the Assassin’s Creed® video game series,” as part of the 2015 Shannon Lecture series, 1:30 PM, Friday, October 23, 2015, in the Multi-Media Lab, Discovery Centre, MacOdrum Library.

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Scene from Assassin’s Creed Victory

This lecture will discuss the methods applied at Ubisoft to interpret the past through breathtaking digital environments. Mr. Durand will also address the issues of recreating the past in a world leading digital gaming environment.

Maxime Durand

Maxime Durand is the Assassin’s Creed franchise historian since 2010, weeks after graduating from Université de Montréal.

Mr. Durand will be hosting a workshop for graduate students on Thursday, October 22, from 6-9 PM. Click here for more information on the workshop.

See here for further details on the entire 2015 Shannon Lecture series, “Performing History: Re-staging the Past.”