Seminar on Reading Promotion and Storytelling for
Children: 20-21 August 2009
Venue: University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
Organised by the Department of Information Science of the University
of South Africa and the Childrens Literature Research Unit
of the Department.
We welcome abstracts (of not more than 250 words) that address
particular issues regarding reading promotion for children and storytelling
to children. The two issues will be addressed at two consecutive
Theoretical papers as well as more practical presentations about
specific projects are welcome.
An evening event of storytelling will form part of the programme.
Due date for abstracts:
13 July 2009. Notification of acceptance will be made within one
The programme, information on accommodation, registration fee,
as well as the registration form will be published on the webpage:
Mail abstracts and direct enquiries to:
Prof Thomas van der Walt, Department of Information Science, University
of South Africa, PO Box 392, 0003 Pretoria, South Africa
Fax: +27 12 4293792