Thursday

THURSDAY, MAY 24

15:00 – Nordic House: Registration

16:00 – Nordic House: Opening
Welcoming: Max Dager, Director of the Nordic House
Address: Ástráður Eysteinsson, Dean of Humanities, University of Iceland
Opening of conference: Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Minister of Culture and Education

Keynote Speaker: Robin Hemley, Director of the Nonfiction Workshop at the University of Iowa.
Moderator: Rúnar Helgi Vignisson, Director of the Creative Writing Program, University of Iceland

Opening of exhibitions:
Foyer: ‘Ekphrasis’  Selected Works by Calum Colvin
Basement: Artists’ Books and Networks
Reception 6 –7 p.m.