Our Conference

The graduate students in the MACL program plan, organize, and host a 3-day children’s and young adult literature conference every 2 years, to showcase exceptional graduate- and undergraduate- level research and creative works. Presenters are welcomed from all around the world to share their enthusiasm and expertise. See below for the current conference, and register or view past conferences through the menu to the left. 

2021 Fresh From the Fight: Heroes, Tricksters, and Villains in Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture

Official Website | Call for Papers | Conference Program PDF | Twitter @MACLconference

A peer-reviewed graduate student conference on children’s literature, media, and culture | University of British Columbia iSchool, Master of Children’s Literature Program | Unceded traditional territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam)

FULLY ONLINE | New Conference Dates: Friday July 2nd – Sunday July 4th, 2021

We kindly ask that you direct any inquiries to our email, ubc.conference.2020@gmail.com, or our twitter @MACLconference.