I Internacional Conference on Creative Writing

Where? in Paris (France)

When? From 8 to 9 November, 2012

Programme, presentations and abstracts

(A) Plenary Sessions

  1. Introducing the conference Alain André
  2. Teaching irony as an attitude towards life by Reijo VIRTANEN

(B) Fiction and non-fiction

  1. Teaching storytelling: the shaping of experience by Elena Varvello
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    Talking about the unsaid by Danièle Pétrès
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    The field of available time in narrative by Fred Leebron
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    A time for intoxication: finding one’s own voice in writing by Marina Gellona
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    Writing at work by Marie Haloux
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    To master a language: a story with a beginning and no end by Dario Honnorat
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(C) Teaching for children and youngstersWhy girls are better than boys quite in everything by Enrica Ajo
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Teaching creative writing to children by Harri Istvàn Mäki
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(D) Different grounds and tools for writing

  1. A learning journal as a tool of basic studies in writing by Anne Mari Rautiainen
  2. Ground for writing by Silvia Schiavo
  3. The forgotten land. The childhood as a creativity tool to create characters by Mariana Torres
  4. Acoustic Poetics The Music of Language by Jürgen Berlakovich
  5. Creativity is overrated! Is creativity overrated? New strategies for the good old ouvroir de littérature potentielle by Fritz Ostermayer
  6. Micro-fiction: the Real Story by Rubén Abella

(E) Writing and well-being

  1. Schizophrenia and language: therapeutic aspects by Karoliina Kähmi
  2. Association of creativity and mental disorders in creative writing process via neuroimaging techniques and self-perception by Noora Kaikkonen
  3. The Threat of Therapy. On Writing and Literature, and Stigma by Saara Jäntti