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Dates announced for Guelph ICASP Reading Group and Speaker Series

The Guelph ICASP Reading Group and ICASP Speaker Series starts Tuesday, October 13 with three short readings on improvisation. The Reading Group runs monthly during the Fall and Winter terms; subsequent dates are November 10 and December 8, 2009, and January 26, February 9, March 9, and April 6, 2010.

"Faculty, members of the ICASP project, students, visiting academics, artists, community members -- all are welcome," says Dr. Rebecca Caines, the groups' facilitator. The group meets from 1:30-3:30 p.m. in room 132, MacKinnon Building.

Selections for October 13 are:
Keith Johnstone "Afterthoughts". Impro for Storytellers. (Faber and Faber: New York) 1999 339-342
"Manifesto", The Improvised Life ( also available online at above link (click Manifesto from the home page)
A single quote from Jacques Derrida “Unpublished Interview.” June 2006., also available online at the above link.

Selections are also available from Dr. Caines at or from her office, Please drop in any time to say hello (Room 038 MacKinnon Building), 519-824-4120 ext. 52316.

Dates and speakers for the Speaker Series will be announced shortly.

We’ll all be more innovative if we participate in collaborative webs and share more openly. Creativity is always a collaboration and it’s always a form of improvisation, written large in the social world.

– Keith Sawyer