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Thinking Spaces: The ICASP Reading Group and Speaker Series (Guelph)

Next Session: Tuesday November 30th. 4-6 PM
TransCanada Institute, 9 University Ave. East., contact Rebecca Caines for more information

The fantastic Professor Winfried Siemerling ( ) will be speaking on "Jazz, Diaspora, and the Writing of Black Anglophone Montreal" for ICASP on Tuesday November 30th, 4pm at the TransCanada Institute, 9 University Ave. East. Don't miss this unique chance to discuss Professor Siemerling's current research in-progress in a special session of the reading group.

Reading: We will be discussing Professor Siemerling's current research. Please contact Rebecca Caines for a copy of the reading, which is not for general distribution. Email

Friday December 3rd. 4-6PM
Level 2 Boardroom, Guelph Public Library, downtown Guelph, contact Rebecca Caines for more information
ICASP student researcher and film artist Nicholas Loess will be presenting on his current improvisatory film making process.

Links to Loess's films held on the ICASP research website will be circulated in advance.

Improvisation is, simply put, being and living this very moment. No one can hide in music, and improvising in music is to be truly in this very moment and being completely yourself, with all your qualities and faults. It is probably the most honest state for a human being to be in.

– John McLaughlin in an interview with Daniel Fischlin.