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.

Shoemaker, Kathryn

Adjunct Professor M.A. in Children’s Literature, University of British Columbia; Ph.D., Language and Literacy Education, University of British Columbia kshoes@mail.ubc.ca Research Interests: Illustrated materials, Canadian children’s literature Awards: Sydney Taylor Notable Book for Older Readers, Shortlisted for BC Book Prizes Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize, Starred White Raven, International Youth Library.

De Vries, Maggie

Instructor M.A. University of British Columbia UBC Creative Writing Program, Buchanan E magdev@mail.ubc.ca, www.maggiedevries.com Note: Maggie De Vries is no longer accepting new supervisions Research Interests: Writing, Publishing and the Booktrade for Children, Writing of Children’s Literature, and Advanced Writing of Children’s Literature Awards: numerous writing awards, including Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize, George […]

Leonard Marcus – Colloquium Speaker October 2012

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.

Andersen, Kirsten

MACL alumna (2005); Teen Services Librarian, Greater Victoria Public Library; former executive member, International Board on Books for Young People – Canada; former committee member, Canadian Library Association’s Young Adult Canadian Book Award; former adjunct faculty at the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies

Mullen, Ginger

MACL alumna (2000); Assistant Professor, Department of English, Mount Royal University; Regional Officer, Canadian Children’s Book Centre; Professional storyteller; Oral Literacy Parent-Child-Mother Goose Program facilitator

Brisson, Geneviève

MACL alumna (2007); researcher in literacy of Francophone youth; Ph.D student, Language and Literacy Education Department, UBC; Teacher-librarian in Francophone school; instructor in French department, UBC and at Capilano University; executive member of the Association for Research in Cultures of Young People; volunteer in children’s literacy and literature communities

Weisman, Kay

MACL alumna (2012); former Teacher-Librarian, Willowbrook Elementary School; “Information Matters” columnist for School Library Monthly; reviewer Booklist Magazine and Canadian Materials; contributing writer Book Links and EBSCO’s NoveList; Co-Moderator of CLASC; CLA Book of the Year for Children Committee; Vancouver Children’s Literature Roundtable Steering Committee

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