Thursday, November 24, 2011

The Oral the Written and other Verbal Media. 12 to 14 December 2011

Hosted by Victoria University, the Oral, the Written and Other Verbal Media (OWOVM) Conference on Poetics and Discourse will be held in Melbourne, Australia from 12 to 14 December 2011.

With the theme of ‘Testimony, Witness, Authority: the politics and poetics of experience’, the conference brings together practitioners and researchers in a forum to explore the variety of ways experience is reproduced and cultures built through oral, written and other verbal media.

To be held at Victoria University’s city campus in Australia’s cultural capital, Melbourne, the 2011 conference will feature language, voice and text from scholars, composers and performers.

Vic Storyteller Jackie Kerin is presenting at the conference alongside Michael Hyde and Kristine Martin-McDonald in the session called: Tellable Stories.

Vic Guild also welcomes: storyteller, Luis Correia Carmelo from Portugal who will be presenting a paper titled: From Male to Female and Back: Personified Death in traditional and Artistic Portuguese Storytelling.

Details for The Oral the Written and other Verbal Media. Conference on Poetics and Discourse here.

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