Department of English Literary and Cultural Studies

Dr Michał Mochocki

Assistant Professor in English Studies at Kazimierz Wielki University; head of Programme Committee at the Institute of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics; creator of ‟Gamedec: Game Studies & Design” path at Humanities 2.0; member of Department Board at Department of Humanities. A literature and culture scholar, he is researching the activation of cultural heritage in role playing games and historical reenactment. He studies and designs non-digital applied/serious games, with focus on educational larps and gamification of education. Awarded with Comission of National Education Medal. Edu-games consultant for Nowa Era publishing house. Member of Games Research Association of Poland, Polish Association for Cultural Studies, and editiorial board for Homo Ludens scholarly journal (ISSN 2080-4555). Website: michal-mochocki.pl. Blog: mmochocki.blogspot.com.
Selected publications
Edu-Larp as Revision of Subject Matter Knowledge
International Journal of Role Playing #4,
2013, p. 55-75
Historical Reenactment in Poland: Where Grassroots and Institutions Collide,
 [In:] Confessions of
an Aca-Fan. The Official Weblog of Henry Jenkins, 
27 Nov 2013
DEMOcracy Project: Larp in Civic Education (p. 20-29) [In:] Kola. Larp Conference, Wrocław
2013
Reliving Sarmatia: National Heritage Revived in the Polish Larp Scene (p. 54-61) [In:] States of
Play: Nordic Larp Around the World
, Helsinki 2012
The Sarmatian Cultural Turn in 21st-century Poland (p. 208-224), [In:] D. Guttfeld, M. Linke, A.
Sowińska (eds.), (Re)visions of History in Language and FictionCambridge Scholars Publishing:
Newcastle upon Tyne 2012
Teatralne gry fabularne (LARP-y) na lekcjach historii – raport z badań
, Homo Ludens 1(4)/2012,
p. 149-172