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Call for Applications – TD Visiting Professor of Children’s Literature

The iSchool (School of Library, Archival and Information Studies) at the University of British Columbia (UBC) is pleased to invite applications for the TD Visiting Professorship in Children’s Literature and Writing for Children, generously funded by the TD (Toronto Dominion) Bank.  more...

Kit Pearson — Colloquium Speaker, January 21, 2015

SAVE THE DATE: Wednesday, January 21, 2015, Noon to 1:00 PM, location TBD The Master of Arts in Children’s Literature program is proud to announce that the award-winning author Kit Pearson will be the 2014-15 MACL Colloquium Speaker! KIT PEARSON is the author of over thirteen books for children, including middle grade novels in all […] more...

2014 Biennial Graduate Student Conference

The MACL program is proud to announce “I Will Be Myself”: Identity in Children’s and Young Adult Literature, Media and Culture, a one-day conference on May 3, 2014 showcasing graduate student research that explores, questions, and analyzes the issues surrounding identity in various elements of children’s and young adult literature. You are invited to submit […] more...

Betsy Diamant-Cohen — April 2, 2014

The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies is pleased to present a talk by Betsy Diamant-Cohen entitled “Purposeful play for the youngest learners: early literacy from birth to age five”.  Betsy’s talk will take place Wednesday, April 2nd, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 pm, in The Dodson Room, Room 302, Level 3, Chapman Learning Commons, […] more...

Sarah Ellis — February 26, 2014

The Master of Arts in Children’s Literature Program is please to present a talk by Sarah Ellis, renown children’s librarian, author, and critic entitled: “Writer as Critic: Inside and Outside the Book”. Sarah’s talk will take place Wednesday, February 26th, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 pm, in The Dodson Room, Room 302, Level 3, Chapman Learning […] more...

A Tribute to Judy Brown

Judy Brown was a pillar of the Master of Arts in Children’s Literature Program MACL faculty for almost 14 years. She died on September 1, 2013. Her death is a terrible loss to the MACL program and the University’s children’s literature community. Judy was the Associate Head of the English Department and the department’s representative […] more...

JonArno Lawson — September 25, 2013

UBC’s Master of Arts in Children’s Literature Program presents a talk and reading from Canadian poet for children and young adults, JonArno Lawson, entitled “A Talk from the Bottom of the Box: Reflections of an Award-winning Poet for Youth.” The event takes place on Wednesday, September 25th, 2013, 12:00 – 1:00 pm in the Dodson […] more...

Dodson Visiting Professor in Children’s Literature, February to May 2013

The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies is pleased to announce that Dr. Helene Høyrup of the Royal School of Library and Information Science in Denmark will be joining us as the Dodson Visiting Professor in Children’s Literature, in Winter 2012-2013, Term Two. more...

Leonard Marcus – Colloquium Speaker October 2012

Leonard Marcus is a world renowned children’s literature critic, children’s book historian, curator of exhibitions, and interviewer of authors and illustrators will be giving a colloquium on Friday, October 12th from 4:30-5:30 pm. No registration necessary. Everyone welcome. Light refreshments will be served. more...

Events

Kit Pearson — Colloquium Speaker, January 21, 2015

SAVE THE DATE: Wednesday, January 21, 2015, Noon to 1:00 PM, location TBD The Master of Arts in Children’s Literature program is proud to announce that the award-winning author Kit Pearson will be the 2014-15 MACL Colloquium Speaker! KIT PEARSON is the author of over thirteen books for children, including middle grade novels in all […] more...

2014 Biennial Graduate Student Conference

The MACL program is proud to announce “I Will Be Myself”: Identity in Children’s and Young Adult Literature, Media and Culture, a one-day conference on May 3, 2014 showcasing graduate student research that explores, questions, and analyzes the issues surrounding identity in various elements of children’s and young adult literature. You are invited to submit […] more...

Betsy Diamant-Cohen — April 2, 2014

The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies is pleased to present a talk by Betsy Diamant-Cohen entitled “Purposeful play for the youngest learners: early literacy from birth to age five”.  Betsy’s talk will take place Wednesday, April 2nd, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 pm, in The Dodson Room, Room 302, Level 3, Chapman Learning Commons, […] more...

Sarah Ellis — February 26, 2014

The Master of Arts in Children’s Literature Program is please to present a talk by Sarah Ellis, renown children’s librarian, author, and critic entitled: “Writer as Critic: Inside and Outside the Book”. Sarah’s talk will take place Wednesday, February 26th, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 pm, in The Dodson Room, Room 302, Level 3, Chapman Learning […] more...

JonArno Lawson — September 25, 2013

UBC’s Master of Arts in Children’s Literature Program presents a talk and reading from Canadian poet for children and young adults, JonArno Lawson, entitled “A Talk from the Bottom of the Box: Reflections of an Award-winning Poet for Youth.” The event takes place on Wednesday, September 25th, 2013, 12:00 – 1:00 pm in the Dodson […] more...

Colloquium Series

October 2012 colloquium with speaker Leonard Marcus more...

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