Gladwin, Derek

Assistant Professor Ph.D., University of Alberta Department of Language and Literacy Education, PCOH 3031 derek.gladwin@ubc.ca web: https://www.derekgladwin.com/ Research Interests: environmental and energy literacy; sustainability education; social and spatial justice; environmental humanities and arts; food literacy; media and digital literacy; cultural, literary, and film studies; writing, rhetoric, and communication studies. Awards: Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of […]

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 […]

Acheson, Alison

Instructor Post-M.F.A. Certificate in Writing Pedagogy, Antioch University M.F.A., University of British Columbia UBC Creative Writing Program, Buchanan E alison.acheson@ubc.ca, www.alisonacheson.com Note: Alison Acheson is not longer accepting new supervisions Research Interests: creative writing, writing for children and young adults, fiction, writing pedagogy. Awards: Finalist, CLA Book of the Year; IBBY List for Children Living […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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