Wax Scientifical

Friday, September 29, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Science writing is about details, much like writing in minutae. Let’s blur the lines between science and art and watch it disintegrate into truth. This panel explores the intersection between language and science.

#science #minutae #shortforms

Image credit: Genevieve Graham

Real Talk

Saturday, September 30, 2017
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

The written word isn't for everyone. Capturing people in their own words in film, audio and theatre is important, especially for People of Colour and displaced or otherwise marginalised communities.

Words Against Violence

Friday, September 29, 2017
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

How do we respond to a world of violence, injustice, and war? Here, writers will discuss how they meet this challenge in their work.

Writing for Kids and Young People

Saturday, September 30, 2017
10:00 am - 10:45 am

What makes young readers tick? Four writers talk about what sets it apart, the challenges, and the practice of writing for younger readers.

Changing Languages

Sunday, October 1, 2017
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Language is an ever-growing organism, but it can't just be shaped by those in the mainstream.