I have been invited to Japan to speak about children’s literature, literacy, the Kerlan Collection, open access, and Virginia Lee Burton.
This all began with request from Takenaka Corporation Gallery A4 for the loan of the materials from the Kerlan Collection.
A video tour of the exhibit here
Open to the Public
Thursday, April 5th
10:00 am to 12:00 Bridges Workshop
Gallery A. Quad 1-1-1 Shinsuna, Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan
For registration information http://www.a-quad.jp/exhibition/event.html
18:00 Evening lecture at Kyobunkan Bookstore
Lisa Von Drasek will speak on Virginia Lee Burton, her books and her legacy and then Kyoko Matsuoka, the honorary director of Tokyo Children’s Library commentator and respondent.
Saturday April 14th
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators
The Kerlan Collection: Collection, Preservation, and Access to Children’s Literature, Rare Books, Manuscripts and Art
Saturday, April 14, 2018 6:30-8:00
Place: Tokyo Women’s Plaza, Conference Room 1
5-53-67 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
(by the United Nations University; map)
Fee: 500 yen SCBWI members; 1,000 yen nonmembers
Reservations required. To reserve, email japan (at) scbwi.org by Thursday, April 12.