CHL 507 Make Way: Summer Symposium and Institute

Examines all genres of children's literature, from picture-book through young adult novel, nonfiction, and poetry, through a thematic lens. Culminates in a long weekend in which authors, illustrators, editors, and critics of children's literature bring their unique vision to the theme. Past summer symposia have been "The Body Electric" (2011), "Crimes and Misdemeanors" (2009),"Food, Glorious, Food" (2007), "Let's Dance" (2005), "Midnight Gardens" (2003), "Brave New Worlds" (2001), "Halos and Hooligans" (1999), and "As Time Goes By" (1997).