Women Writers Conference at American Corner
February 21, 2008
On Thursday February 21, Montenegro's Society for Anglo-American Literary Studies and American Corner organized a conference on women writers at the American Corner in the Cultural and Informative Center (KIC) in Podgorica. U.S. Ambassador to Montenegro, Roderick W. Moore, and British Ambassador to Montenegro, Kevin Lyne, opened the conference.
Professor Radojka Vukcevic from the University of Belgrade gave an introductory speech. The list of participants also included the professors from the University of Montenegro and the NGO experts.
The aim of the conference is to discuss women's writing from different theoretical perspectives and from the angle of different national literatures. The special emphasis will be on the issue of identity, the quest for freedom and independence, and many other aspects that constitute the complex issue of women writing.