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Reading Promotion and Storytelling for Children

Announcement and call for papers

Seminar on Reading Promotion and Storytelling for Children

20-21 August 2009

Venue: University of South Africa, Pretoria

Organised by the Department of Information Science of the University of South Africa and the Children’s Literature Research Unit of the Department.

We welcome abstracts (of not more than 250 words) that address particular issues regarding reading promotion for children and storytelling to children. The two issues will be addressed at two consecutive days.

Theoretical papers as well as more practical presentations about specific projects are welcome.

An evening event of storytelling will form part of the programme.

Due date for abstracts:

13 July 2009. 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 on the webpage:

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


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