Events

Find us on: Bookmark and Share
 

AJL Western Regional Conference April 18th

 











AJL Western Regional Conference on Jewish Literature for



Children:



Monsters and Miracles:




A Journey Through Jewish Picture Books



at the Skirball Cultural Center!





 


Celebrating the historical and cultural roots of the Jewish picture book with more than 100 original illustrations and texts from picture book classics and popular favorites. Featured authors and artists include Arnold Lobel, Daniel Pinkwater, Francine Prose, Maurice Sendak, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Lemony Snicket, Art Spiegelman, William Steig, Marc Chagall, and Ze'ev Raban.



 


 Conference Schedule:


  9 AM Registration. continental breakfast and introduction to the exhibit by curator Tal Gozani


10 AM Visit the exhibit


12 PM  Lunch at American Jewish University, 15600 Mulholland Dr.



(across the freeway from the Skirball)



1:15 PM Panel discussion with featured speakers and silent auction





2:45 PM Book sale and autographing by local authors; Tour of Ostrow Community Library



 


 

Featured speakers: Joni Sussman (publisher, KarBen Books), Richard Michelson, (Sydney Taylor Award Winner for As Good As Anybody), and


Eugene Yelchin, (illustrator and member of Jewish Artists Initiative)




e Manuscript consultations with Joni Sussman from KarBen Books available e


 


Sponsored by Sinai Temple Blumenthal Library, Association of Jewish Libraries, AJLSC,


and the Ostrow Community Library at the American Jewish University













 

 


 


For reservations and information call Susan Dubin at (818) 886-6415, send email to Lisa Silverman at lsilverman@sinaitemple.org  or return this to the address below:


 


Name___________________ Address_____________________________City/State/Zip_______________


Phone ___________________ Email___________________________ Institution____________________


 


______ $55 (includes lunch)    ______ AJL member $45 (includes lunch)      ____ $45 Manuscript consult  


               


Make check payable to Sinai Temple Blumenthal Library


Mail to:


Jewish Literature for Children Conference


Sinai Temple Blumenthal Library          


   10400 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024










Contact us for information regarding student or group discounts.











BJE CREDIT AVAILABLE




 


Comments

There are currently no comments, be the first to post one.

Post Comment

Name (required)

Email (required)

Website

CAPTCHA image
Enter the code shown above in the box below