Diverse Voices in Latinx Children’s Literature LIVE STREAM!

Latinx Festival Live Stream

A Celebration of Bilingual Books and Latinx Communities at
Bank Street College
#BSCLatinX2019

LIVE from Bank Street College!

TUNE IN:
March 9, Saturday 9:30 am – 2 pm ET

The Center for Children’s Literature at Bank Street College of Education is thrilled to announce its spring mini-conference, Diverse Voices in Latinx Children’s Literature.  Author and illustrator  Duncan Tonatiuh will be our keynote speaker.

Duncan is the recipient of the Pura Belpré and Sibert medals as well as the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award. He is the author and illustrator of Undocumented: A Worker’s Fight (Abrams) Amalia Hernández and Mexico’s Folkloric Ballet (Abrams)  The Princess and the Warrior: A Tale of Two Volcanoes (Abrams) as well as many other amazing books!

The conference will be in English and is for Spanish and English speaking librarians, elementary school teachers, publishers, authors and parents who want to expand their knowledge and better serve their populations. Register to attend the conference at Bank Street in NYC HERE.

SCHEDULE:

9:30 – 9:45 am

Welcome to the Latinax Conference:
Loida Garcia-Febo, President, American Library Association

9:45 – 10:30 am

Exploring the Power of Visual Literacy Through Latinx Comics

Raúl Gonzalez, LOWRIDERS BLAST FROM THE PAST

Liniers Macanudo, BUENAS NOCHES PLANETA

Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez, LA BORINQUEÑA

Moderator:  Shelley Diaz, School Library Journal

10:30 – 11:20 am

Elevating Our Heroes Through Picture Books

Duncan Tonatiuh, DANZA! AMALIA HERNÁNDEZ AND EL BALLET FOLKLÓRICO DE MÉXICO

Raul Colón, MIGUEL’S BRAVE KNIGHT: YOUNG CERVANTES AND HIS DREAM OF DON QUIXOTE

Eric Velasquez, SCHOMBURG: THE MAN WHO BUILT THE LIBRARY

Anika Aldamuy Denise, PLANTING STORIES: THE LIFE OF LIBRARIAN AND STORYTELLER PURA BELPRÉ

Rudy Gutierrez, CARLOS SANTANA: SOUND OF THE HEART, SONG OF THE WORLD

Moderator:  Sonia Rodriguez, LaGuardia Community College

11:20 am – 12:20 pm

Author & illustrator interviews hosted by Rocco Staino!

12:20 – 1:10 pm

Soy yo: Developing Identities & Relationships in Latinx Coming-of-Age Stories

Pablo Cartaya, MARCUS VEGA DOESN’T SPEAK SPANISH

Angela Dominguez, STELLA DIAZ HAS SOMETHING TO SAY

Hilda Eunice Burgos, ANA MARIA REYES DOES NOT LIVE IN A CASTLE

Aida Salazar, THE MOON WITHIN

Moderator: Carla España, Hunter College

1:10 – 1:30 pm

Keynote: Duncan Tonatiuh

 

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5 Comments

Kid Lit TV Commenter Jane Maisel

Is the livestream of the Bank St Conference free?
Will it be archived?

and is there a discount for college students from public colleges?
Thanks.

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Kid Lit TV Commenter Anonymous

Dear Jane:
Yes, the livestream is free and it will be archived.
We try and keep our registration price low so that everyone can attend. Hope to see you there!

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