REGIONAL DIRECTORATE OF PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION OF THE
POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMME ON CREATIVE WRITING
Παρασκευή, 24 Απριλίου 2015
2ND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON "CREATIVE WRITING"
The Postgraduate Programme Of "Creative Writing" Of the University of Western Macedonia in cooperation with the Department of Archives, Library Science and Museology as well as the Regional Directorate Of Primary and Secondary Education of The Ionian islands are glad to announce the organisation of the 2nd International Conference on creative writing from October , 1st to October 4th , 2015, in Corfu, Ionian University.
The Conference is dedicated to the writer and academic Thanassis Valtinos and to the poet Titos Patrikios.
During the proceedings, Panayiotis Yiannakis will be honoured for his contribution to the Sport World.
The Conference provides a unique forum for researchers, industrials, funding agencies and authors from across a wide spectrum of areas to discuss problems and opportunities, find new synergies and promote initiatives for international cooperation, in support of investigations in the field of Creative Writing.
The following foci are proposed:
1. History and theory of creative writing
2. Creative Writing in Education
3. Creative Writing and Arts (music, painting, printing, bookbinding)
4. Teaching and Critical Approaches to Creative Writing
5. Literary Genres (poetry, prose, literary adaptation, theatrical play, vignette, scenario, journalistic language, etc.)
6. Issues on method and process of writing (setting, characters, plot, point of view, narrator, etc.)
7. Children's Literature and Creative Writing
8. Creative Writing and other sciences (psychology, history, mathematics, translation studies, philosophy, etc.)
9. Creative Writing and New Technologies
10. Language and Creative Writing
11. Creative Writing and Sports
12. Creative Writing, linguistic and literary localisation (Corfu,
e.t.c) Barcelona, New York
Researchers and academics, university professors, teachers, PhD and postgraduate students as well as writers are encouraged to contribute either with oral presentations or with videotaped online presentations.
Presentation Duration: 15 min. (+5 min. discussion)
For the presentation of their work either oral or electronic, interested parties are invited to send an abstract, which will be submitted to the Scientific Committee in order to be peer reviewed.
The presentation abstracts should be sent no later than 20th May 2015, to the following e-mail address:
The authors are solely responsible for their work based on the abstract guidelines, as well as for the strict adherence to the deadlines. In the event of failure to comply with the following instructions, the summary will be returned to its writer for correction, if the deadline for submission has not expired. In case the submitted abstractdoes not comply with the rules but there is no time for correction, it will be disqualified automatically.
A brief curriculum vitae (up to 100 words) is also required to be sent along with the presentation abstract, in a separate file for each delegate, so that it can be included in the Conference Programme.
The abstracts, as well as the curriculum vitae, are required to comply with the following instructions:
§ Font: Century Gothic
§ Line spacing: 1.5
§ Alignment: Justified
§ Margins: everywhere 3cm.
§ Word count: max. 250 words
§ The title, author name(s), title, e-mail address should be aligned in the center.
The file of the abstract should be in the form: abstract_[author(s)_surname.doc(x)e.g. abstract_papadopoulos.doc(x) or abstract_papadopoulos_konstantinidis.doc(x).
The file of the curriculum vitae should be in the form: cv_[delegate’s_surname]. doc(x) e.g. cv_papadopoulos.doc(x).
The final notification of acceptance by the Scientific Committee of the Conference will be announced by the end of June 2015.