29 May 2008

CONFERENCE - "Missing Persons" (Postgraduate conference, Writing and Society Research Group, UWS)

Missing Persons: An Interdisciplinary Conference


On Thursday 10 and Friday 11 July 2008 the Writing and Society Research Group at the University of Western Sydney will host its inaugural postgraduate conference.

An interdisciplinary event, 'Missing Persons' will examine issues arising from loss and displacement, memory and forgetting, disappearance, erasures and caesuras, and death and dying in creative production.

The conference will feature art works, scholarly papers and readings from works-in-progress. Novelist and scholar Marion Campbell will present the keynote address.

The event will be held in conjunction with the Parramatta Artists' Studios Group Exhibition Looking at Others, Group Show - Stage 1 of The Death Project.

Registration for Missing Persons is now open. The cost for registration for non-UWS students is $80. This includes two days conference attendance, morning and afternoon tea, lunch and transport to the conference soiree on Thursday July 10.

To register, please visit:


For further information contact: writing@uws.edu.au