Tale of the Trader & the Jinni from ‘The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night’
A CVL/VCARA Live Storytelling Event in Second Life


Published: April 23, 2020 by Dr. Pat Franks

When: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 @ 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. SLT (pacific)

Where: Fantasy Faire LitFest 2020 in Second Life, Drifts of Anamnesis (SLURL to general area: https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Drifts%20of%20Anamnesis/115/192/61)

Landmark for the presentation: https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Drifts%20of%20Anamnesis/110/203/61

What: The reading, The Tale of the Trader and the Jinni, begins on Shahrazad’s first night with King Shahryar. 

Arabian Nights

How you can participate: Join us to harken back to the romantic atmosphere of the 1001 Nights AND to join in a conversation about your own perspectives on the culture and times portrayed in the reading.

If you come early, you may be selected for one of four brief reading parts and become part of the reading yourselves.

The readers hail from the Community Virtual Library (CVL) and the Virtual Center for Archives and Records Administration (VCARA). This event is made possible by New Media Arts, Inc., San Jose State University’s School of Information, and Fantasy Faire.

Questions? Contact Dr. Pat Franks


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