Perry Nodelman Distinguished Lecture

on Thursday, November 12 at 7:00PM
at The University of Winnipeg, Room 2M70

Before and Beyond Words About Picture: Picture Books and Picture Book Studies, Then and Now

Dr. Perry Nodelman, Professor Emeritus, The University of Winnipeg, is the recipient of the 2015 International Brothers Grimm Award, which is presented by the International Institute for Children’s Literature in Osaka to a scholar who has produced outstanding research in the field of children’s literature and picture books. The Centre for Research in Young People’s Texts and Cultures and the UW Department of English are honouring his achievement through a public lecture and reception.

Dr. Nodelman was a Professor in the Department of English at The University of Winnipeg for thirty-seven years. He is the author of Words About Pictures: The Narrative Art of Children’s Picture Books (1988), The Pleasures of Children’s Literature (1992), and The Hidden Adult: Defining Children’s Literature (2008), and he has written many influential articles on children’s literature, as well as a number of novels for young readers.

Distinguished Lecture and Reception for Perry Nodelman