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  • Notices

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Publication Announcements

Drunken Boat

The next issue of Drunken Boat is up, available for your viewing pleasure at <>.

Over thirty artists have contributed to this communal project and we’ve got a superb group of writers, some radical interactivity, sound/video/hypertext, and a visitor from beyond the grave.

Points of Entry: Cross-Currents in Storytelling

This new journal advocates narrative modes of writing stories in professional journalism by exploring cross-currents in storytelling in reporting, fiction, and oral tradition. We strive to serve narrative journalism by weaving connections among reporters, editors, teachers, students and storytellers.

Visit Points of Entry at <>.


Conferences, Calls for Papers, Invitations to Submit

Unfoldings: An Exhibition of Information Art and Architectures

The Arts District, the City of Edmonton, Canada
February 2003

You are invited to submit your own interactive new media unfoldings to a show in the Arts District of the city of Edmonton, Canada in February 2003. Preference will be given to original electronic works created specifically for this exhibit, but previously exhibited works will be considered. Submissions may be web-based or on CD-ROM or other portable media for on-site display in a public venue.

The deadline for electronic or snail mail submissions dated no later than 15 December 2002. Send the work and/or its link along with a 300-word abstract, biographical details, c.v. and/or website URL to:

Carolyn Guertin, Curator
Department of English
University of Alberta
3–5 Humanities Centre
Edmonton AB T6G 2E5

Please do not send works as email attachments.

Shakespeare Society of Southern Africa 6th Triennial Congress

25 to 28 June 2003
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa


The Conference will interpret the term "Colonial" very broadly to include all cultural participation in the Shakespearean diaspora. Papers are invited on the following topics:

  1. 1. Comparative performance and production at different times and places;

  2. 2. The indigenization of Shakespeare;

  3. 3. Colonial Shakespeare in film and television;

  4. 4. The Shakespeare text and colonial politics;

  5. 5. Shakespeare and the colonial book trade;

  6. 6. The colonial touring companies;

  7. 7. Shakespeare and colonial education;

  8. 8. Shakespeare reviewing in the colonies;

  9. 9. The influence of metropolitan Shakespeare companies on colonial Shakespeare performances;

  10. 10. Other relevant topics.

Please send abstracts of approximately 250-500 words, giving the title of the paper plus a short CV. Abstracts should be received by 30 NOVEMBER 2002, and papers by 31 MAY 2003. Papers should be 30 minutes in length.

Those who wish to co-ordinate special interest sessions should notify the convenor of the topic and participants:

Hilde Slinger
Congress Convenor, Colonial Shakespeare
c/o The Institute for the Study of English in Africa Rhodes University
P.O. Box 94
Republic of South Africa
E-mail H.
Tel: + 27 (0)46-603-8335
Fax: + 27 (0)46-603-8566

Social Theory 2003

18 to 21 May 2003
Tampa Bay/North Redington Beach, Florida, United States

Welcomes papers from all of the areas and traditions of social and political thought about interdisciplinary exchange, but especially on the theme of differences in social theory across the world.

Please send abstracts or queries by January 31 2002 to

Eileen Kahl
Center for Social and Political Thought
FAO 226
Department of Philosophy
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL 33620
Fax 1-813-974-5914

Email enquiries:
Website: <>

Organized by: International Social Theory Consortium/USF Center for Social and Political Thought

MelbourneDAC::streaming wor(l)ds

The 2003 iteration of the Digital Arts and Culture (DAC) international conference series is to be held on the city campus of RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia from May 19 to 23, 2003.

MelbourneDAC:streaming wor(l)ds will bring together an international cohort of artists, practitioners, developers, theorists, and teachers to...

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