Performing Childhood

Children's Literature Association Annual Conference

June 9 - 12, 2005 | Winnipeg | Manitoba | Canada


International Committee Call for Papers
Panel on South African Children's Literature

The International Committee of the Children's Literature Association is planning a special country focus panel on South Africa, to be presented at the Children's Literature Association Conference in Winnipeg, Canada, June 9-12, 2005. The Committee invites papers that focus on any aspect of South African children's literature. Three or four papers will be selected; the papers should not exceed the twenty-minute reading time.

Deadline: November 30, 2004.

The *full* paper, with an accompanying cover letter, should be submitted to the Children's Literature Association, P. O. Box 138, Battle Creek, MI 49016-0138, USA; fax: +269-965-3568; email: For information about the panel, email:

NOTE: The Association will also sponsor one scholar from South Africa to present a paper at this panel. This travel grant will be awarded to the writer of the paper judged best by the International Committee. The winner will receive up to US $2,000 toward documented expenses in connection with the conference (to be given in US dollars during the conference). The candidate must be a South African citizen and present his/her paper in person in English. If you know anyone who is eligible for this competition, please encourage that person to submit a paper for consideration.

Last Updated: August 27, 2004