Institute Schedule

Thursday, July 25

5:30 p.m.Alvina Ling and Grace Lin in the Trustman Gallery

Friday, July 26

8:00 a.m.Registration and Opening
9:00 a.m.Eric L. Tribunella, Carol S. Kline Visiting Professor
10:00 a.m.Duncan Tonatiuh
11:00 a.m.Back-to-Class Seminars and Gallery Time
Join faculty from the Children's Literature Graduate Programs (MA and MFA) for seminars that explore the theme of Make Way in historical and contemporary children's literature and our practices in bringing books and readers together.
12:00 p.m.Lunch (on your own) and Gallery Time
1:00 p.m.Emily Feinberg and Elisha Cooper
2:30 p.m.Jessica Love with Vicky Smith
3:30 p.m.Book Signings
4:00 p.m.Padma Venkatraman
5:00 p.m.Gallery Reception and Book Signings

Saturday, July 27

9:00 a.m.Elizabeth Partridge and Carole Boston Weatherford, moderated by Martha V. Parravano
10:00 a.m.Mitali Perkins
11:00 a.m.Pop-Up Discussions and Gallery Time
These audience-generated discussion groups will focus on specific topics coming out of Institute presentations or books.
12:00 p.m.Lunch (on your own) and Gallery Time
1:00 p.m.Jewell Parker Rhodes
2:00 p.m.Jarrett J. Krosoczka
3:00 p.m.Book Signings and Gallery Time
4:00 p.m.Eric Gansworth
5:00 p.m.Mary Nagel Sweetser Lecture: Linda Sue Park and Anita Silvey
Join us for the 2019 Mary Nagel Sweetser Lecture delivered by Anita Silvey and Linda Sue Park.

Anita Silvey's remarkable career in children's books includes leadership roles at The Horn Book, Houghton Mifflin, Cricket, The International Board on Books for Young People, and the Children's Book Council. Her biographies for young readers include the 2019 Undaunted: The Wild Life of Biruté Mary Galdikas and Her Fearless Quest to Save Orangutans(National Geographic) and Let Your Voice Be Heard: The Life and Times of Pete Seeger (Clarion).

Linda Sue Park has published 25 books for young people across genres, including the 2002 Newbery Medalist A Single Shard (Clarion) and the 2018 release, Fatal Throne: The Wives of Henry VIII Tell All (Schwartz & Wade). She is the living, affirmative answer to the question asked in her engaging TEDx talk "Can a Children's Book Change the World?"
6:00 p.m.Reception

Sunday, July 28

10:00 a.m.M.T. Anderson
11:00 a.m.Closing and Brunch