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Society for Educational Studies Annual Colloquium: 'Writers and Their Education' - Oriel College, University of Oxford

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Location: Oriel College, University of Oxford

'Writers and Their Education' brings together scholarly and literary-professional examination of conceptions, perceptions and representations of education in the life and works of writers across all genres of literature (biography, cirticism, drama, fiction, poetry) and academic writing in the arts, humanities and social sciences. The colloquium will take a fresh look at the influences of education, broadly conceived. The audience will be a mixed one of inter-disciplinary academics and professional writers.

All colloquium costs are funded by the Society for Educational Studies, but places are limited to 100 delegates. Delegates are asked to become members of the Society at a cost of £30. http://www.soc-for-ed-studies.org.uk/membership/

Keynote Speakers will include:

Professor Homi Bhabha, Harvard University

Professor Anthony Cascardi, University of California at Berkeley

Dr Eileen John, University of Warwick

Professor Noel Carroll, New York University

Professor Ivor Goodson, University of Brighton

After Dinner Speaker: Professor Michael Rosen, Goldsmiths, University of London, and Children's Laureate 2007-2009.

Please email the colloquium organisers: Dr. Emma Williams (Warwick) e.williams.1@warwick.ac.uk and Dr. Liam Gearon (Oxford) liam.gearon@education.oxford.ac.uk if you wish to attend.

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