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CONFERENCES:

A is for Anansi: Literature for Children of African Descent
    Institute of African American Affairs – New York University
    Held in early October.

ALA's list of affiliate conferences & event calendar

ALA Midwinter Meeting
    Held yearly in late January.

ALA Annual Conference
    Held yearly in late June.

ALA, Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) National Institute
     Held yearly in November.

ALA, American Association of School Librarians (AASL)
     National Conference & Exhibition, yearly Fall Forum

ALA, YALSA
     Young Adult Literature Symposium, held yearly in November.

ALISE Annual Conference
     Held yearly in January.

Center for Historic American Visual Culture (CHAViC)
     Holds a yearly conference in November

The Arne Nixon Center for the Study of Children's Literature
     Events page

Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC)
     Held in May at the Arts House

Association of Writers and Illustrators for Children
     Holds a yearly conference in February.

Butler University Children's Literature Conference
     Annual conference held in early January.

The Business of Children’s Publishing
     Hedberg Library, Carthage College, Kenosha, Wisconsin.
     Sponsored by the Center for Children’s Literature.
     Annual Event, held in early October.

Center for Summer Learning
     Enhancing Summer Learning in all settings.

Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival
     University of Southern Mississippi
     Held annually in early April.

Charlotte S. Huck Children's Literature Festival
     University of Redlands
     Held annually in early March

Childhood, a Persons Project, Global Conference
     Held in July

Children's Literature Association (ChLA) Annual Conference
     Annual conference held in early June.

Children's Literature New England (CLNE)
     Annual conference held in early May.

Children's Literature Symposium
     University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee
     Conference held in Febuary.

Children's Literature Workshop, 29th Annual
     St. Cloud State University
     (Could not locate current Web site.)

Cotsen Children's Library, Princeton University
     Held in Mid Oct & February

Connecticut Children's Book Fair
     Held yearly in November

Fall Festival of Children's Books
     Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
     Held yearly in late October

Festival of Children's Literature
     The Loft Literary Center, Minneapolis, MN

Feeling Good: Health information for children and young people
     Conference held in June. (web site is down, noted 2010 Jan 26)

Graduate Research Conference on Children's Literature and Cultural Texts
     University of British Columbia conference hosted in May.

Infancy Institute
     Hosts an annual event in June

Interaction Design and Children 2008
     (Web site has not been updated since 2008, noted 2010 Jan 26)

International Association of School Librarianship
     Hosts a conference in September

International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
     Orlando, Florida, USA.
     Held annually in March

International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY)
     Hosts an annual conference on October.

International Calendar of Information Science Conferences (ICISC)
     This calendar lists international conferences expected to be of interest to those working in information science and related disciplines.
     Over 500 conferences listed in the past year!
     Over 75 countries hosting events on all continents!
     Over 80 countries represented by visitors to the Calendar!

International Children's and Young Adult Literature Celebration
     Wisconsin International Outreach Consortium, Madison, WI
     Held annually in late November.

Iowa Festival of Books for Young People
     (No updates since 2007, noted 2010 Jan 26)

Keene State College, Children's Literature Festival
     Held annually in October

KidLitosphere Conference
     Held annually in October

McConnell Children's Literature Conference
     University of Kentucky, School of Library & Information Science
     Annual conference held in late February, Lexington, Kentucky

National Council of Teachers of English
     Annual convention help in November

Modern Critical Approaches to Children's Literature
     English Department, Middle Tennessee State University
     Bi-annual conference held in March

National Association for the Education of Young Children
     Annual conference for teachers and administrators in early childhood education. Held annually in November

National Book Festival
     Annual event held in September
     The festival is free and open to the public

National Latino Children's Literature Conference
     Held in late march.

National Storytelling Conference
     National Storytelling Network (NSN)
     Held annually in late August

National Storytelling Festival
     International Storytelling Center
     Jonesborough, Tennessee
     Held annually in October

New Jersey Association of School Librarians
     Annual conference held in November.

Northern Illinois University Annual Children's Literature Conference
     Held annually in March

Orange County, Children's Book Festival
     Annual event held in October
     "The best children's book festival in the world."

The Rabbit Hill Festival
    Held yearly in October.

Rochester Children's Book Festival
     Held yearly in early November.

South African Children’s Literature Seminar
     July 12, 2008, Simmons College, Boston. Lectures
     Historical and contemporary literature in South Africa.

Treasure Mountain Research Retreat 12

Virginia Hamilton Conference
     Held in early April, 2009 marks their 25th year
     Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

Youth Literature Festival
     University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
     Oct 17, 2009


 

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