Computer Gaming and Protocols of Improvisation

Who Am I?

Marshall Soules, 2002

Dr. Marshall Soules is the Coordinator Media Studies at Malaspina University-College on Vancouver Island. His doctorate from Rutgers University explored improvisation as a mode of performance in contemporary drama, music and writing. Recent publications discuss jazz, improvisation, and character; and the performative nature of the computer as a language machine.

Other Articles on Improvisation

Animating the Language Machine: Computers and Performance: Computers and the Humanities (CHum), 2002 (forthcoming)

Improvising Character: Jazz, the Actor, and Protocols of Improvisation in The Other Side of Nowhere: Jazz, Improvisation and Cultural Theory, eds. Ajay Heble and Daniel Fischlin. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan UP: 2002.

Eshu's Cap: Improvisation at the Crossroads of the Diaspora: Guelph Jazz Festival, September 2000.