Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Connecting Cultures & Celebrating Cuentos: National Latino Children's Literature Conference

Are you in or near Alabama?

This looks like a great conference!

Connecting Cultures & Celebrating Cuentos: National Latino Children's Literature Conference, the National 3rd Annual Celebration of Latino Children's Literature at
The University of Alabama, April 23rd - 24th.

For more information visit the conference website: http://www.latinochildlitconf.org/.

From the announcement about the conference: "Registration is limited so hurry before you miss your chance to interact with nationally acclaimed Latino/a children's and young adult author's and illustrators, and to network with professionals serving the literacy needs of Latino children in classrooms, libraries, and educational settings around the U.S."

Early bird registration for this two day event is only $105.00. And includes food. Lodging is extra; details on hotels, travel and parking are at the website.

If this sounds like something you would like to speak at, here is the Call for Proposals. The Deadline is February 26 so you have time to put something together!

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3 comments:

Susan T. said...

This does look great. It's only a couple of hours from my hometown. Hmm...

Wendy said...

I have been lucky enough to hear Jamie Campbell Naidoo, the conference's coordinator several times & he is a leading expert on Latino Children's Literature. I am sure it will be a great event!

Liz B said...

Susan, really?? Oh, if you go you MUST report back; or if you know someone who is going.

Wendy, there are so many good conferences and so little time & money. I'm hoping someone out there in the blogosphere goes, represents the blogging part of the lit world, and reports back.

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