Border Crossing in Children’s Literature: The Second International Symposium for Children’s Literature
The Second International Symposium for Children’s Literature & The Fourth US-China Symposium for Children’s Literature will facilitate an exchange of ideas on new issues in children’s literature research between scholars from East and West, particularly concerning multicultural, international, and translated children’s literature in any format and genre. Twenty-five papers by children's literature scholars, writers, and translators from seven countries and regions will be presented in two days.
Speakers include Cristina Aliagas (storybook apps researcher), Marc Aronson (nonfiction writer), Betsy Bird (children's book reviewer), Tara McGowan (kamishibai performer), Dana Sheridan (children's program expert), Deborah Stevenson (children's book reviewer and youth project leader), Helen Wang (translator), and Frances Weightman (translation scholar).
Host: Cotsen Children’s Library, Princeton University
Venue: Maeder Hall Auditorium
Registration is open at https://bordercrossing.princeton.edu/registration till June 8, 2018.