EACWP III International Pedagogical Conference

The appointment for our greatest event of the year is already scheduled. From the 22nd to the 25th of September 2016, our partners from Scuola Holden will host in Turin the III International Pedagogical Conference on Creative Writing and Storytelling. The deadline for the call for papers is open to all public until the 20th of June, 2016



Scuola Holden in co-operation with European Association of Creative Writing Programs (EACWP) will organize the International Conference on Creative Writing and Storytelling.

Topics: ideas, experiences, methods, philosophy, pedagogics and results concerning creativity, or teaching of writing; we expect popularizing (practical), or scientific (theoretical) papers; also papers concerning teaching Inter-Arts, or mixing disciplines will be welcome.

Participants: anybody who teaches, makes program plans for writer’s schools, or works in other profession in the field of creativity, or writing; we welcome also scholars, writers, editors, critics and students.

Meetings: opportunity for meetings in planning bilateral collaboration.

Deadline for proposals of lectures or workshops: 20th June 2016.

Proposals (in English) should include: paper title, abstract of 500 words maximum, lecturer’s name, institutional affiliation, complete mailing address, email address, telephone and / or mobile number. Please, send your proposal to: Simone Fenoileurope@scuolaholden.it

Acceptances of papers will be sent out by 30th June 2016.

Official Conference language: English.

Conference facilities: Conference sessions will take place at the Scuola Holden venue, Piazza Borgo Dora 49, Torino – Italy.

Aims of the conference

The main aims of the Conference are:

– to create an exchange of best practices and didactical methodologies among different stakeholders involved in creative writing (teachers, schools, educational system);
– to stimulate the imagination and launch some pedagogical proposals and challenges connected to creative writing and storytelling;
– to create a network of interesting ideas and contacts.

We want to develop the Conference though different kinds of activities that will be developed along the four days of the Conference.

Main structure of the conference

The Conference will be structured around five main activities:

1) What do you mean with “storytelling”?
2) Workshops;
3) Short Track;
4) Open Mic;
5) Europe, the Sequel.

Click here to download the PDF with all the information about the Conference.


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