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Virginia Hamilton Conference on Multicultural Literature for Youth

The Virginia Hamilton Conference is the longest-running event in the United States to focus exclusively on multicultural literature for children and young adults. Honoring author Virginia Hamilton, the conference reflects a commitment to promoting cultural awareness and affirming cultural pride while addressing the array of issues which surround the concept of culture. The conference is held each April at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio.

The Virginia Hamilton Conference is sponsored by the School of Library and Information Science and the College of Education, Health and Human Services and through the Office of Continuing and Distance Education.

Please join us as we celebrate 31 years of the Virginia Hamilton Conference

Keynote Speakers:
David Macaulay, Grace Lin and Rita Williams-Garcia

Dates: April 9 & 10, 2015

Location: Kent State University Student Center

How to Register

  • In Person: 
    Office of Continuing and Distance Education
    120 N. Lincoln St.
    Kent, OH 44242

Presentation call for proposals

The 2015 Virginia Hamilton Conference on Multicultural Literature for Youth has announced a call for proposals. The conference is scheduled for Thursday, April 9, and Friday, April 10, 2015. Click here for details.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/VirginiaHamiltonConference

Twitter: @KentStateSLIS
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