Past ACLAR conferences

2014
'Emotional Control: Affect, Ideology and Texts for Young People', Deakin University, Geelong, Australia
Keynote speakers: Professor John Stephens (Macquarie University, Dr Juanita Feros Ruys (University of Sydney)
Guest speaker: Jackie French, Australian Children's Laureate

2012

'If We're Being Honest... The Facts and Fictions of Children's Literature'
The University of Canberra/National Library of Australia, ACT, Australia
Keynote speakers: Professor Clare Bradford (Deakin University), Professor Kerry Mallan (Queensland University of Technology), Mr Shaun Tan

2010
'Children's Literature and its Politics: Representation and the Rules of Engagement'
The University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia
Keynote speakers: Professor Mavis Reimer (University of Winnipeg, Canada), Professor Jean Webb (University of Worcester, UK)

2008
'Other Worlds in Children's Literature: Fantasy, Reality and Imagination'
Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Keynote speakers: Professor Roderick McGillis (University of Calgary, Canada), Professor Jerry Griswold (University of California, San Diego)

2006
'Children's Literature at the Edge: New Texts, New Technologies, New Readings, New Readers''
Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia
Keynote speaker: Professor Kerry Mallan (Queensland University of Technology)

2004
'Imaging Childhood'
University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Keynote speakers: Professor Perry Nodelman (University of Winnipeg, Canada) and Mr Shaun Tan

2002
'Seriously Playful'
Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

2001
'Cinderella Transformed'
Christchurch College of Education, Christchurch, New Zealand

1999
'Children’s Literature Matters,
Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

1998
'Something to Crow About'
Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia

1997
'Old Neighbours, New Visions'
University of South Australia
Adelaide, South Australia

 

ACLAR CONFERENCE 2016:
'Shifting Landscapes: Diversity, Text and Young People'

13-15 July 2016
Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales

Call for Papers available here.


ACLAR 2014
See the record for T. Webster, Convey'd the dismal tidings when he frown'd (1862) in J. Thomas, P. T. Killick, A. A. Mandal, and D. J. Skilton, A Database of Mid-Victorian Wood-Engraved Illustration http://www.dmvi.cf.ac.uk [28 Nov 2013]: FEP040

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