The Pilandokan Inc. (National Research Society for Children’s Literature) in cooperation with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and the University of the Philippines College of Arts and Letters (CAL), invites scholars, writers, illustrators, teachers, students and advocates of children’s literature to the 3rd National Conference and Seminar-Workshop on Children’s Literature.
The conference seeks to explore ways in which educators, advocates, writers and publishers of children’s literature can share approaches, techniques and findings with regard to production, teaching , research and criticism of children’s literature in the Philippines. The conference will cover practical and relevant topics on the genres and aspects of children’s literature, namely: poetry, picture book, television program, translation, retelling, illustration, creative storytelling, and issues concerning science and medicine in children’s literature. Workshops will be held to enhance the participants’ knowledge and skills in the teaching, writing, production and advocacy of children’s literature. The participants’ output will then be collated and reviewed for possible publication by the Pilandokan, Inc.
Registration fee is PhP 3,000.00 (for regular participants) and PhP 2,000.00 (for undergraduate students). This is inclusive of conference kit, snacks and lunch for three (3) days, copies of papers presented and conference proceedings of previous conferences. The first 50 delegates to register may avail a discounted rate at PhP 2,500.
For other details, visit Panitikan or contact the secretariat at 0915-638-2648 or 0928-790-8131 from Monday to Friday.