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National Latino Children's Literature Conference

El 22 – 24 de febrero, 2018

El 22 – 24 de febrero, 2018

Feb 22-24, 2018

Feb 22-24, 2018




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National Latino Children's Literature Conference
Email: nlcl@utsa.edu

210-458-4426
Conference Co-Directors
Dr. Jaime Campbell Naidoo
Dr. Howard Smith
Dr. Carmen Tafolla




Schedule of Events


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Thursday, February 22, 2018

8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Conference Registration / Check-in Desk - Durango Building First Floor

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Vendor Exhibit Area open - Riverwalk room

 

8:00 to 8:45

NLCLC Complimentary Sponsored Breakfast

9:00 to 9:15

Conference Opening

Conference Chairs Drs. Howard Smith and Carmen Tafolla

La Villita Room

9:15 to 10:15

Keynote Speaker – Monica Brown

“Of Borders, Boys, and Butterflies: Latinx Children’s Literature and Resistance”

La Villita Room

10:15 to 10:30

Q & A with Monica Brown

10:30 to 1045

Break & Transition

10:45 to 11:45

Breakout Sessions

 

Domestic Spaces in Chicanx Picture Books as Sites of Love and Cultural Resistance

Presenter: L. Terrones

El Mercado Room

 

Pura Belpre, El Corazon

Presenter: Garza de Cortez

Paseo A

 

Writing the Books We Need: The Creation of a Picture Book by and for Participants in the Maine Migrant Education Program

Presenter: M. Shelton and Villafuerte

Paseo B

11:45 to 12:00

Break and Transition

12:00 to 12:45

NLCLC Sponsored Lunch – La Villita Room

12:45 to 1:00

Break and Transition

1:00 to 1:45

Keynote Speaker – David Bowles

 

 

1:45 to 2:00

Break and Transition

2:00 to 2:30

Featured Author Signings:

Monica Brown and David Bowles

Vendor’s Exhibit Area (Riverwalk Room)

2:00 to 2:30

Breakout Sessions

 

All Around Us: Activities & School Visits for Teachers & Librarians

Author Readings - Xelena Gonzalez and Adriana Garcia

La Villita Room

 

Author Reading - Diane G. Bertrand

El Mercado Room

 

The Role of Latino Characters in Children’s Picture Books

Presenters: Huber and Huff

Paseo A

 

Latino Publishing in the World of Children’s Books: An Agent’s Perspective

by Stefanie von Borstel

Paseo A

2:30 to 2:45

Transition (Stop by and visit a vendorJ)

2:45 to 3:45

Breakout Sessions

 

Latinx Children’s Literature

Presenters: Clark, Flores, Smith, and Gonzalez

La Villita

 

Children’s Picture Book Writing Workshop

Presenter: M. Brown

El Mercado

 

Broken Open:

Anzaldúa’s Coyolxauhqui Imperative in Isabel Quintero’s Gabi, A Girl in Pieces and Erika L. Sánchez’s I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

Presenter: A. Santos

Paseo A

3:45 to 4:00

Transition

4:00 to 5:00

Self-Guided Tour of Latino Art Exhibit at Centro de Artes

Centro de Artes (across from Mi Tierra)

5:00 to 7:00

 

NLCLC Opening Reception

Mi Tierra Restaurant

 

 


 

 

Friday, February 23, 2018

8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Conference Registration / Check-in Desk - Durango Building First Floor

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Vendor Exhibit Area open - Riverwalk room

 

8:00 to 8:45

NLCLC Complimentary Sponsored Breakfast

9:00 to 9:45

Keynote Speaker – Rafael Lopez

Latinx Children’s Art, Capturing the Culture of the Community

La Villita Room

9:45 to 10:00

Q & A with Rafael Lopez

10:00 to 10:15

Transition

10:15 to 11:15

Breakout Sessions

 

Language, Legends, Looking Glass: Broadening Representation and Cultural Relevance in MG/YA Latinx Literature

Presenters: D. Bowles and A. Cummings

La Villita

 

Los Libros Más Lindos del Mundo: Advocating for Spanish Language Literature

Presenter: Garza de Cortez

El Mercado

 

Translanguaging Is an Asset for Young Latina/o Bilinguals While Engaging in Bi-literacy Tasks at School

Presenter: M. Guerra

Paseo A

 

Art in Picture books:Empowering Young Minds with Tomás Rivera Award Books

Presenter: Murillo-Sutterby

Paseo B

11:15 to 11:30

Transition (Stop by and visit a vendorJ)

11:30 to 12:15

Breakout Sessions

 

Fragmented Identities or Authentic Representation in Children’s Literature: Lessons from Skippito

Presenter: A. Hernandez

El Mercado

 

Examining Border- Crossing Stories and the Immigrant Experience through Literature

Presenter: Sweet

Paseo A

 

Border Culture: Artist and Author Representations of the Perplexities of Life on the Border

Presenters: R. Horowitz and M. Dart

Paseo B

12:15 to 12:50

NLCLC Sponsored Lunch

12:50 to 1:00

Transition

1:00 to 2:00

Keynote Speaker – Guadalupe Garcia McCall

La Villita

2:00 to 2:15

Transition

2:15 to 2:45

Featured Author Signings:

Rafael Lopez and Guadalupe Garcia McCall

Vendor’s Exhibit Area (Riverwalk Room)

2:15 to 2:45

Breakout Sessions

 

Author Reading - Diana Lopez

 

Presenter: B. Schouten

 

Reading, Writing Authentic Texts: Danza (Amilia Hernandez and Mexico’s Folkloric)

Presenter: K. Iyengar

 

Meet with a Latina Agent

S. von Borstel

2:45 to 3:00

Transition

3:00 to 3:45

Breakout Sessions

 

Creating Art for Latino Children

Presenters: R. Lopez, X. Garza, C. Flores, and T. Ortiz-Muraida

La Villita

 

Cuentáme: Our Children, Our Stories

Presenter: Placido

El Mercado

 

Family Book Club in Spanish, Celebrate DIA through the Year! El club de lecture familiar ¡Celebra DIA todo el año!

Presenter: T. Luengo Cid

Paseo A

 

Once Upon a Time: Children’s Literature and Community Connections

Presenter: Parroquin

Paseo B

3:45 to 4:00

Transition (Stop by and visit a vendorJ)

4:00 to 4:45

Breakout Sessions

 

Building Background by Bridging Latino Literature to the Young Adult Perspective

Presenters: G. G. McCall and I. Gonzalez

La Villita

 

Hidden Literacies in Latino Communities

Presenter: Murillo-Sutterby

El Mercado

 

Creating Shared Spaces for Collective Inquiry through Literature

Presenter: Peña

Paseo A

 

New Breakthroughs in Bilingual Picture Books and Graphic Novels

Presenters: Flores, Baeza, & Tafolla

Paseo B

4:45 to 8:00

Break

8:00

Theater Production

“That’s Not Fair/Emma Tenayuca’s Struggle for Justice”

the musical play based on

“That’s Not Fair”

by Dr. Carmen Tafolla & Teneyuca.

All registrants enter free.

Guadalupe Theater

 

 


 

Saturday, February 24, 2018

8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Conference Registration / Check-in Desk - Durango Building First Floor

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Vendor Exhibit Area open - Riverwalk room

 

8:00 to 8:45

Complimentary Sponsored Breakfast

9:00 to 10:00

Keynote Speakers. Bilingual, Bicultural, and Binational: Margarita Robleda Moguel and Xavier Garza give a dynamic duo presentation.

La Villita Room

10:00 to 10:15

Q & A with Margarita Robleda Moguel and Xavier Garza

10:15 to 10:30

Transition (Stop by and visit a vendorJ)

10:30 to 11:00

Breakout Sessions

Hablando a Los Padres

Presenter: M. Robleda Moguel

El Mercado

Myths, Folklores, and Legends: Bridging Stories across Cultures and Communities through Latino Literature

Presenters: M. Avila, L. Knecht, and C. Knecht

Paseo A

Hearing Voices: Voice Lessons for Emerging Writers

Presenters: N. Ramos and M. Richards

Paseo B

11:15 to 11:30

Transition (Stop by and visit a vendorJ)

11:15 to 11:45

Breakout Sessions

Tertulia Literaria

El Mercado

Author Reading - Scary Stories with Xavier Garza

Paseo A

Presenter: Cecilia Perfecto

Paseo B

 

11:45 to 1:45

 

Campoy Ada Awards Luncheon

 

2:00 to 2:15

Transition

2:15 to 3:00

Breakout Sessions

Bridging Culture into the Writing Workshop with Xicanx Children’s Literature

Presenters: J. & N. Gainer

El Mercado

Luminarias: Recommended Book Lists for Bilingual Student Readers

Presenters: S. Ortega, R. Badia, M. Touchet, and M. Mathis

Paseo A

National Identity, Ethnicity

Presenter: A. Costales

Paseo B

3:00 to 3:15

Transition

3:15 to 3:45

Breakout Sessions

Tiempo Social: Book Signing for Campoy Ada winners

La Villita

Conéctate con Libros Latinos (K-5 grado)

Presenters: I. Arizpe and A. Turner

El Mercado

Author Reading: Lupe Ruiz Flores

Paseo A

Presenter: San Antonio Children’s Public Library

Paseo B

4:00 to 4:15

 

Conference Closing:

Conference Chairs Drs. Howard Smith and Carmen Tafolla

4:45 to 5:30

 

Library Latino Collections Tour

San Antonio Public Library