COURAGE: JANUARY

No resolution, just a word for this year: Courage. This month, I looked to Pres. Obama and Martin Luther King Jr. for thoughts about courage. “Hope is not blind optimism. It’s not ignoring the enormity of the task ahead or the roadblocks that stand in our path. It’s not sitting on the sidelines or shirking… Read More COURAGE: JANUARY

Call for Papers: Children’s Literature Association Conference

40th Annual Children’s Literature Association Conference Play and Risk in Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture **DEADLINE: 15 January 2013 Hosted by The University of Southern Mississippi June 13-15, 2013 IP Resort Biloxi, Mississippi The 40th Annual Children’s Literature Association (ChLA) Conference will address play and risk in children’s and young adult (YA) literature… Read More Call for Papers: Children’s Literature Association Conference

Plan now to participate in the 2013 African American Read-In

Plan now to participate in the 2013 African American Read-In February 1-28, 2013 Schools, churches, libraries, bookstores, community and professional organizations, and interested citizens are urged to make literacy a significant part of Black History Month by hosting and coordinating Read-Ins in their communities. Hosting a Read-In can be as simple as bringing together friends… Read More Plan now to participate in the 2013 African American Read-In

iSchool Summer Internship

Applications for the 2013 i3 summer internship and research program are now being accepted. Please share with students of all majors.   The iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3) is an undergraduate research and leadership development program that prepares students from underrepresented populations for graduate study and careers in the information sciences. i3 is held each year… Read More iSchool Summer Internship