Message from Chris Freemantle:
Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2011 08:44:28 +0000
From: Chris Fremantle
To: YASMIN ANNOUNCEMENTS
Subject: [Yasmin_an] Fwd: Call for Papers: Shorelines: A one day
international symposium exploring place, creativity and wellbeing
Please circulate through your networks. We’re delighted to announce
that distinguished psychiatrist/writer/neuroscientist Iain McGilchrist
(author of The Master and his Emissary: the divided brain and the
making of the modern world) and internationally renowned land artist
Chris Drury will be keynote speakers at this symposium.
Shorelines: A one day international symposium exploring place,
creativity and wellbeing Date : Tuesday 15th November 2011
Organisers : School of Creative and Cultural Industries, University of
the West of Scotland in conjunction with University of Wales Institute
Cardiff and South Ayrshire Council Museums and Galleries
Venue : The Maclaurin Galleries, Ayr, Scotland
Iain McGilchrist, Psychiatrist, writer, author of The Master and His
Emissary: the Divided Brain and the Making of the Modern World Chris
Drury, Land Artist
FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS
Shorelines: place, creativity and wellbeing
This one day academic symposium, to be held at the Maclaurin Galleries,
Ayr, Scotland, will explore interconnections between creative spaces or
locations and physical and emotional wellbeing. It will seek to bring
together a multidisciplinary audience of researchers, academics and
arts practitioners to present cutting edge research in their fields, to
foster discussion and further understanding about the significance of
place in the creative process and its potential to enhance the quality
of human experience.
Academic paper and visual presentations are invited to address the
themes of the symposium, which are as follows:
Place: Stimulating locations, creative spaces, geographical inspiration
Creativity: creative process in the visual arts, music, literature,
poetry and drama with focus on stimulation, inspiration, innovation and
cognition related to physical spaces and location
Wellbeing: physical and mental health and connections with creative
process and physical location, spaces or places.
We would welcome contributions from practitioners and researchers from
diverse disciplines including the arts, architecture, psychology,
health, environmental aesthetics, philosophy and education.
Contributions to the symposium may be made in the form of academic
papers and/or illustrated presentations.
We are now inviting the submission of abstracts in response to the
above themes. Abstracts of 300 words max.
Submissions which do not address at least one of the symposium themes
will not be considered.
Authors of selected abstracts will be invited to submit full papers of
3,000 words max for peer review. Papers selected for presentation at
the symposium will be published online.
Abstracts should be copied and pasted into the body of the email,
marked as ‘Shorelines abstract’ in the subject header and sent to: Dr.
Cathy Treadaway email@example.com
4th March 2011 Submission of abstracts open
21st April 2011 Submission of abstracts ends
30 April 2011 Notification of acceptance of abstracts
12th August 2011 Submission of full papers for peer review
30th September 2011 Confirmation of acceptance of papers following peer
Elizabeth Kwasnik Elizabeth.Kwasnik@south-ayrshire.gov.uk Tel: (01292)
445447 Anne Bontke Ann.Bontke@south-ayrshire.gov.uk Tel: (01292) 445447