Broad questions involving intellectual property rights will be explored at a two-day conference sponsored by Iona College in New Rochelle next week.
The Conference on Intellectual Property takes place Friday and Saturday, June 12-13. Keynote speakers are Joy Garnett, an artist who appropriates news and documentary photographs from newspapers, the Internet and other media and re-invents them as paintings, and Laura M. Quilter, an attorney and researcher in technology and information law and policy.
About 30 scholars from Africa, Asia, Europe and North America are expected to attend. The conference is being organized by Amy D. Stackhouse, associate professor of English at the college.
Fees are $125 per person with academic affiliation and $165 per person with non- academic affiliation. For more information or to register, visit www.iona.edu/cip.