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Symposium 2014

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Writing the Past:"Yesterday Was Once Today"

— Erik Christian Haugaard

A Symposium at Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier, Vermont, November 14-16, 2014

Presenters at the Symposium will include: M. T. Anderson, Susan Cooper, Sarah Ellis, Shane Evans, Jack Gantos, Katherine Paterson, Elizabeth Partridge, Neal Porter, Leda Schubert, Barbara Scotto, Brian Selznick, Robin Smith, Suzanne Fisher Staples, and Deborah Taylor.

Click here for more details and registration form.

 
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Mythic Journey 2014

ExL study tour participants at Olympia — Olympia, Greece

Join us for an exhilarating journey that includes an online course and a study tour to Greece. The 2014 course highlights mythic patterns, universal links between Greek mythology and other cultures. Click here for complete details and/or email Connie Carven, CLNE regular and ExL liaison.

Course starts January 4, 2014 and study tour is scheduled for April 17-27, 2014.

 
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John Rowe Townsend
In Memoriam

John Rowe Townsend, of Cambridge, England, died on March 24th. He was a prominent scholar and lecturer in the field of children's literature. He was also the author of many novels for young people. Respected and beloved by many CLNE participants, he was a lecturer at Simmons College Center for the Study of Children's Literature, a former Adjunct Board member of Children's LIterature New England, Inc. and a frequent speaker at Children's Literature New England symposia. Our deep condolences are offered to his wife, Jill Paton Walsh. Please read his obituary from the Guardian.

 
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Brian Selznick
Congratulations!

Brian Selznick will present the 2015 Arbuthnot Honor Lecture. Author and illustrator Brian Selznick will be speaking at the 2014 CLNE Symposium in November. He also presented at the 2008 CLNE Colloquy. Among his award-winning works are illustrations for two Sibert Honor Books and a Caldecott Honor Book. His work, The Invention of Hugo Cabret, was awarded the 2008 Caldecott Medal.

 
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