Literature and Realities. The 11th Conrad Festival
According to the Organizers’s words, "the idea behind this year's edition of the Conrad Festival can be explained by two sentences constituting the extreme points of the axis on which we will move during the October discussions: We have different views on reality. There are many realities.”.
Professor Michał Paweł Markowski, Artistic Director of the Conrad Festival, described the idea of this year's edition as follows: "This year we are aiming to explore the very core of our fascination with literature. Until now, we have been striving to show how to talk about reality. This time we reach for help from our authors and our readers to say what literature is as a reality, or – more precisely – how reality comes into being thanks to literature. Or, more precisely still, how literature extols different realities”. Among the invited guests were Olga Drenda, Marcin Napiórkowski, Marcin Szczygieł, Almudena Grandes, Mona Chollet, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Dmitry Bykow, Radek Denemarkova, Didier Eribon and others. Many accompanying events are planned, such as: a discussion on the reality of the functioning of the Polish publishing market, including the needs and possibilities of film adaptation („Przemysły Książki”, „World2Picture”), showing the richness of the comic books world („Pasmo Komiksowe”), exhibitions, workshops for children and young adults, events in bookstores and libraries.
On the last day of the Festival, there will be presented the Conrad Award addressed exclusively to debutants, which assumes a cash prize of 30,000 PLN, a monthly residential stay in Krakow and the promotion of the winning book in „Tygodnik Powszechny” magazine.
Edycje krytyczne dzieł literackich. Tradycja a wymogi współczesności
Konferencja odbędzie się na Wydziale Humanistycznym Uniwersytetu Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu w dniach 14-15 maja 2020 roku.
Dramaty Cypriana Norwida. Teksty - konteksty - interteksty / konferencja
Pracownia Historii Dramatu 1864-1939 przy Instytucie Literatury Polskiej Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego zaprasza na konferencję "Dramaty Cypriana Norwida. Teksty - konteksty - interteksty". Wydarzenie odbędzie się w dniach 9-10 października 2017 w Sali Brudzińskiego w Pałacu Kazimierzowskim (Uniwersytet Warszawski, Krakowskie Przemieście 26/28).
Call for papers for the third issue of “Dzieciństwo. Literatura i Kultura” (“Childhood: Literature and Culture”)
The Editorial Team of “Dzieciństwo. Literatura i Kultura” (“Childhood: Literature and Culture”) invites you to submit articles in Polish and English for the journal’s third issue. The theme of the 1/2020 issue is Horror(s) of childhood and adolescence.
The 2019 International Open Access Week: Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge
As the transition to a system for sharing knowledge that is open by default accelerates, the question “open for whom?” is essential—both to consider and to act upon. Whose interests are being prioritized in the actions we take and in the platforms that we support? Whose voices are excluded? Are underrepresented groups included as full partners from the beginning? Are we supporting not only open access but also equitable participation in research communication? These questions will determine the extent to which emerging open systems for research will address inequities in the current system or replicate and reinforce them. (http://www.openaccessweek.org/)