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Call for Papers for Conference on Reading Promotion and Storytelling for Children

14 April 2010
Call for Papers for Conference on Reading Promotion and Storytelling for Children
Details:
2nd UNISA Storytelling Festival and Conference
on Reading Promotion and Storytelling for Children
Organised by the Department of Information Science
of the University of South Africa
and the Children’s Literature Research Unit

6-9 October 2010
University of South Africa, Pretoria

We welcome:

1. Abstracts (of not more than 250 words) that address particular issues regarding reading promotion for children and storytelling to children. Theoretical papers as well as more practical presentations about specific projects are welcome.
2. Proposals for workshops on storytelling and reading promotion for children. Please indicate the cost involved.
3. Names of storytellers who can be approached to participate in the Storytelling Festival, in particular from Limpopo Province.

In Polokwane workshops on storytelling as well as on writing of stories for children will be presented. The idea is that these workshops should lead to the publishing of a collection of stories and folktales from Limpopo Province.

Due date for abstracts:

30 June 2010. Notification of acceptance will be made within one week. The programme, information on accommodation, registration fee, as well as the registration form will be published at a later stage on the webpage: http://www.unisa.ac.za/dept/infsc

Mail abstracts and direct enquiries to: Prof Thomas van der Walt, Department of Information Science, University of South Africa, PO Box 392, 0003 Pretoria, South Africa

Fax: +27 12 4293792
e-mail: vdwaltb@unisa.ac.za

(More information HERE.)
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