Past Events

For recordings of past events, see our mediaspace channel.

2022

February 11: Leanne Bowler, Pratt Institute, “After-School Data Literacy Programs for Youth at the Public Library”  (*Note – To view this recording on mediaspace, you must log in with a UIUC Net-ID and password)

February 23: A Book Club with Ms. Edith Campbell and Dr. Sarah Park Dahlen (ABCCD) – The 1619 Project: Born on the Water

March 2: Sensitivity Reading  Panel 

March 30: A Book Club with Ms. Edith Campbell and Dr. Sarah Park Dahlen (ABCCD) – Maizy Chen’s Last Chance by Lisa Yee. With special guest, Lisa Yee. 

April 8:  Picturing Young, Gifted, and Black: Phillis Wheatley’s Image and the Creative Black Child. Brigitte Fielder, University of Wisconsin–Madison.

April 11: Panel – Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Youth Literature: APALA’s Evaluation Rubric. – More Information

April 20: A Book Club with Ms. Edith Campbell and Dr. Sarah Park Dahlen (ABCCD) – Star Child: A Biographical Constellation of Octavia Estelle Butler by Ibi Zobio. With special guest, Ibi Zobio

May 18: A Book Club with Ms. Edith Campbell and Dr. Sarah Park Dahlen (ABCCD) – Troublemaker by John Cho. With special guest, Alvina Ling.

June 15: A Book Club with Ms. Edith Campbell and Dr. Sarah Park Dahlen: Moonwalking by Zetta Elliot and Lyn Miller-Lachmann. With special guests, Zetta Elliot and Lyn Miller-Lachmann.

September 27: A Book Club with Ms. Edith Campbell and Dr. Sarah Park Dahlen (ABCCD) – Impossible Moon by Breanna McDaniel and Tonya Engel, and A Big Mooncake for Little Star by Grace Lin.

September 28: “How Youth Literature Can Support the Teaching of Asian American Community History” with authors Adib Khorram, Andrea Wang, Minh Lê, and Rajani LaRocca.  (Transcript available here.) (Zoom recording available here.)

October 25: A Book Club with Ms. Edith Campbell and Dr. Sarah Park Dahlen (ABCCD) – The Silence that Binds Us by Joanna Ho.

November 1: A Conversation Between Award-Winning Writer Christina Soontornvat and Professor Sarah Park Dahlen (Transcript available here.(Zoom recording available here)

November 3: The Bulletin Brown Bag: The Art of Reviewing Youth Literature (Transcript available here). (Zoom recording available here)

November 10: The Bulletin Brown Bag: A Discussion with Sensitivity Readers (Transcript available here.) (Zoom recording available here.)

November 17: The Bulletin Brown Bag: Librarians and Collection Development (Transcript and Zoom recording coming soon.)

November 29: A Book Club with Ms. Edith Campbell and Dr. Sarah Park Dahlen (ABCCD) – The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks by Jeanne Theoharis.