Registration Open for Children’s Literature Summer School 2020, University of Antwerp

Registration Open for Children’s Literature Summer School 2020, University of Antwerp

Interested in children’s literature studies? Looking to study abroad? You should consider applying for the Children’s Literature Summer School at the University of Antwerp for Summer 2020! Several MLIS student participated in it last summer (2019) and Doc Martin also taught as part of it. Registration for the Summer 2020 Children’s Literature Summer School at the University of Antwerp is now available online.

Registration for next year’s Children’s Literature Summer School at the University of Antwerp is now open! Spaces are limited and divided on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Children’s Literature Summer School runs from 6 to 10 July 2020. It offers plenary lectures, workshops, seminar walks and excursions related to three thematic strands: classics of children’s literature (with 2 options to choose from), childhood studies, and research methods. Confirmed speakers include Maaheen Ahmed, Clémentine Beauvais, Julia Benner, Ada Bieber, Daniel Feldman, Vanessa Joosen, Elizabeth Marshall, Breanna McDaniel, Lindsay Myers, Sarah Park Dahlen, Kimberley Reynolds, Peter Reynolds, Björn Sundmark, Sara Van Den Bossche, Helma van Lierop-Debrauwer and Alison Waller. All titles and most abstracts and reading lists are now available on the website.

The summer school is mainly targeted at MA and PhD students, but also open to more senior researchers and professionals with an interest in children’s literature studies. Last year, students from over 25 different countries took part. Students can register to earn 3 or 6 ECTs. PhD students get the opportunity to present their research and get feedback from tutors and participants. In addition, they can take an optional training session on presenting their research, publishing a monograph and writing grant proposals.

If you have any further questions, email childlit@uantwerpen.be.

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