Children’s Literature One Day Conference at UBC

Many Worlds to Walk In: A One Day Conference Exploring Diversity in Children’s Literature, Librarianship, and Education

 

UBC’s Biennial Children’s Literature Graduate Research conference will be held on 30th April, 2016 at UBC’s Irving K. Barber Learning Centre! The conference will showcase graduate student research and creative writing that explores, questions and analyses issues surrounding the topic of diversity in children’s literature. This may include research on narratives that depict diversity as well as the diverse formats we use to create and share narratives. We’re excited to be welcoming Dr Naomi Hamer (University of Winnipeg) and Dr Renee Hill (Syracuse University) to UBC as keynote speakers!

 

For more information, visit our conference website!

 

Register now!

Register to attend at http://vclr.ca/registration/. Online registration will close on Monday 25th April.

Faculty/Professional: $45
Student/Presenter: $25

Call for Volunteers

 

Interested in volunteering at the conference? Let us know! Tasks would include morning set up, advising guests, help with lunch and break catering, and end-of-day clear up. Please emailubc.conference.2016@gmail.com for more information.

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About meganneilans

I am a library technician and I am job hunting. I graduated SAIT from the LIT program and TRU with a BA in history. I also attend UWO in the MLIS program and finished with 2/3 of my degree. I have worked in a variety of library settings and living in a variety of locales.
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