From the 17th to the 20th of October, our president Javier Sagarna attended the second symposium of Red PEA (Red de Programas de Escrituras de las Américas), founded in Bogota, Colombia, in March 2015. The meeting was held at the University of Texas in El Paso. A potential mutual membership between the emerging association and the EACWP was discussed for the coming future.
The English Association, University English (the body for HE Departments of English) and the National Association of Writers in Education (NAWE), with support from the Institute of English Studies, are organising a huge conference for the whole of the discipline of English in Newcastle in 2017. The deadline for participants is on October 7th
In one week time, the EACWP inaugurates this new academic year 2016-2017 in Turin (Italy) with its greatest event of the year: the III International Pedagogical Conference. Enrollment is still open for last minute participants and the program is now available for all teachers, researchers and students interested
Thanks to our EACWP Teachers’ Interchange Programme along with the support of the Eramus+ programme, our Austrian colleague from the Vienna Poetry School (sfd), the sound poet and scientist Jörg Piringer held in English this two-days workshop in Turin. What follows is a snapshot of his experience in the headqueaters of Holden.
Thanks to the recent collaborative connection with ‘Naaga’, our EACWP website will publish a representative sample of its texts from Finnish authors into English. ‘Naaga’ is a journal of Corpus, student association of literature, art education, art history and museology students in Finland. This first publication hands out a short story by our contributor Lasse Lindqvist.
Our colleague Erik Vanhee from Creatief Schrijven (Belgium), over the following reflection, renews some of the questions that have enlivened the vision and the mission of the EACWP. How do we dream Europe by teaching CW? Is there a European identity when it comes down to CW? How by teaching and learning CW are we writing Europe? are some of the concerns brought back in the light of our “spiritual wonder”
The International Poetry Studies Institute (IPSI) in the UK invites to attend its pedagogical encounter on 24 June, 2016.