Wednesday, June 3, 2009
The 2nd National Conference On Children's Literature
The Pilandokan (National Research Society for Children’s Literature) and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts will be sponsoring the Second National Conference on Children’s Literature with the theme “Panitikang Pambata sa Edukasyon” (Children’s Literature in Education) on July 16-17, 2009 at the Claro M. Recto Hall, Faculty Center, UP Diliman. The national conference will feature paper presentations and workshops by both established and young literary scholars, creative writers, artists, and children’s right advocates. Topics include Filipino concept of child and childhood, state of Philippine children’s literature, national identity, book piracy, children in television, children’s media, children and the social problems, literacy program for the urban poor children and the deaf, and the formation of Filipino childhood identity. Keynote speech will be delivered by renowned literary critic and Pilandokan Founding President Dr. Rosario Torres-Yu. For inquiries about the conference fees, contact Dr. Eugene Y. Evasco and/or Prof. Will P. Ortiz (firstname.lastname@example.org). You may also contact Prof. Jayson Petras (0922-8889662) or Ms. Pauline Hernando (0906-5839390).