Children's Literature Summer School

6 - 10 July 2020

Group photo of the summer school participants at the University of Antwerp

Participants of the 2018 Children's Literature Summer School. Over 20 nationalities were represented.

The Children's Literature Summer School 2020 goes online 

Update: the 2020 summer school has now sold out

Given the recent developments in the spread of Covid-19 and based on the advice of university experts, the 2020 Children's Literature Summer School will be a virtual one. It will offer a combination of lectures, interactive workshops and social activities online. It will take place from 6 to 10 July 2020 and focus on three thematic strands: childhood studies, classics of children's literature and research methods. 

Confirmed speakers for the 2020 online summer school include:

  • Maaheen Ahmed
  • Clémentine Beauvais
  • Julia Benner
  • Ada Bieber
  • Daniel Feldman
  • Vanessa Joosen
  • Elizabeth Marshall
  • Lindsay Myers
  • Sarah Park Dahlen
  • Nils Pieters
  • Kimberley Reynolds
  • Sara van den Bossche
  • Helma van Lierop-Debrauwer
  • Alison Waller

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Antwerp Summer University Office Stadscampus
Gratiekapelstraat 10
2000 Antwerpen
Tel. +32 3 265 43 82