Wednesday, March 02, 2011
>Language >Place Blog Carnival: #4 online & invite #5
The idea of the language/place carnival is to create collaborate cyber journeys that features international perspectives on language and place. The latest edition is now online: language / place blog carnival #4. It includes 25 contributors, and is hosted by London-based author Jean Morris at tasting rhubarb. Feature theme of this edition is: "another place, another language, another self":
"The contributions to this fourth edition of the blog carnival trace a meandering, creative, self-reflective path through the vicissitudes of place and language. Some point in particular to an expansion of or challenge to identity: "another language, another place, another self". If the section headers are like street signs, these are streets that intersect and double back." - Jean Morris
The next edition of the carnival is now opening for contributions, with an invite that also includes a reflection on the blog carnival idea: A blog carnival by Parmanu
"As this may be new for some of you, let’s start with some definitions...
1. a traveling amusement show, having sideshows, rides, etc.
2. any merrymaking, revelry, or festival, as a program of sports or entertainment: a winter carnival..."