Not Your Parents’ Comics

Posted by Dani Crickman

For those in the LA area…

On Sunday, April 3rd, the Western Regional AJL Conference on Jewish Literature for Children: Not Your Parents’ Comics: Using Graphic Literature to Promote Literacy will be held at the American Jewish University Conference Center in Los Angeles.

10:00 AM to 3:00 PM – SUNDAY, APRIL 3, 2011

Price: $55 ; additional $45 manuscript consult

Featured Speakers:

Manuscript consultations available.

Conference will be held at American Jewish University,
15600 Mulholland Dr., Los Angeles

Sponsored by Sinai Temple Blumenthal LibraryAssociation of Jewish LibrariesAJLSC, and American Jewish University

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One response to “Not Your Parents’ Comics

  1. Rubin is the executive editor of Nachshon Press and the chief architect of the National Jewish Book Award winner Homeland The Illustrated History of the State of Israel..Barry Deutsch is the 2011 Sydney Taylor Award winner for Hereville How Mirka Got Her Sword..Anastasia Betts is a well-known education professional with an expertise in graphic literature..10 00 AM.Registration and Bagels.10 30 AM.Questions and Answers about graphic literature with authors Sid Jacobson Barry Deutsch and William Rubin.12 00 PM.Buffet Lunch with special presentation by Sydney Taylor Award winner Barry Deutsch.1 15 PM.History of graphic literature for children with Anastasia Betts.2 30 PM.Literature marketplace and autographing by local childrens literature authors.Manuscript consultations available.Conference will be held at American Jewish University .15600 Mulholland Doctor Los Angeles CA.Sponsored by Sinai Temple Blumenthal Library Association of Jewish Libraries AJLSC and American Jewish University.For reservations and information call Susan Dubin at 818 886-6415 or send email to Lisa Silverman lsilverman at sinaitemple dot org..Registration 55 includes lunch 45 for AJL members and 45 for a manuscript consult………… More information on this outstanding resource for holocaust research may be found at .. Please join me in congratulating Doctor Megargee the Advisory Committee and all contributors of this fine scholarly work as well as the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Indiana University Press for winning the prestigious 2010 Judaica Reference Award!.In the bibliography category we give a Body-of-Work Award to Yossi Galron Head of the Hebraica and Jewish Studies Library at The Ohio State University Libraries in recognition of his life-long contributions to the field of Hebrew bibliography.

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