Call for Participants: Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival Ambassadors
Deadline: Applications due December 6, 2019
The 53rd Annual Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival will take place on April 1-3, 2020, at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The festival will celebrate the 2020 Southern Miss Medallion winner Rita Willams-Garcia and feature additional keynotes by Matthew Cordell, Michael Fry, Sonia Manzano, Megan McDonald, Daniel Jose Older, Jason Reynolds, and Ezra Jack Keats lecturer Randy Testa.
The mission of the Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival is to recognize excellence in the field of children’s literature and to provide librarians, teachers, researchers, and community members the opportunity to learn about and appreciate children’s literature through presentations, workshops, and personal interactions with people of significance in the field.
Call for Proposals: 16th Annual Teaching & Learning Symposium
Deadline: Proposals due by December 9, 2019.
UW faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate students are invited to share their innovative evidence-based teaching practices or research at the 16th Annual Teaching & Learning Symposium (April 6, HUB Ballroom, UW Seattle campus).
Call for Proposals: Distance Library Services Conference 2020
July 7 through July 9, 2020 Penn Stater Conference Center, State College PA
Deadline: Proposals due by December 20, 2019 at 11:59 PM
If you’re interested in providing library services at a distance and in the online environment, please consider attending this conference. There is a new conference award specifically targeted towards students studying or working in distance librarianship. The Distance Library Services Conference 2020 site is now live and the Call for Proposals is OPEN. If you wish to submit a proposal, please create a new account in order to access the CFP submission section.
Are you a graduate student who wants to communicate your capstone, research, or pedagogy to a wider audience? Would you like to get feedback about your presentation style from a large group of smart, supportive, and interdisciplinary people? Like a famous comedian, would you like to test your material in front of a big audience and see if it works?
If your answers are “Yes! Yes! YES!” then Graduate Core Programs and the UW Libraries invite you to apply for Scholars’ Studio. Scholars’ Studio is a fun, low stakes, supportive event in which you present your research in a vivid 5-minute lightning talk to 60-100 UW community members.
Call for Roundtable Participants: ChLA: Phoenix Award Session
Deadline: Applications due by October 1, 2019
47th Annual Children’s Literature Association Conference
Hosted by University of Washington
June 18-20, 2020
The Phoenix Award Committee and the Phoenix Picture Book Award Committee of the Children’s Literature Association are planning a joint session at the 47th Children’s Literature Association Conference, held in Bellevue from June 18-20, 2020, and hosted by the University of Washington. The Phoenix Awards recognize exceptional books published twenty years previously that did not win a major award at the time, but that the committees have determined to be of lasting value. Continue reading →