Antwerp, Belgium

Children's Literature

when 4 July 2022 - 8 July 2022
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 500

The Children’s Literature Summer School offers lectures and workshops related to books for children and adolescents. Participants choose one thematic strand for the workshops: children’s publishing & book history, children’s literature and other media, or research methods.

Course leader

Prof. dr. Vanessa Joosen

Target group

Master and PhD students, but also open to more senior researchers and professionals with an interest in children’s literature studies. Participants should have at least completed 3 full years of undergraduate education (BA level) by the time of the summer school.

Credits info

3 EC
- To earn 3 ECTS students are required to attend the full summer school and submit preparatory tasks for the workshops (e.​g.​ advance reading of books and articles,​ prepare a set of questions,​ complete small assignments).​ This option is not available to University of Antwerp students.  

-To earn 6 ECTS students are required to attend the full summer school,​ submit preparatory tasks for the workshops and complete a 4000-word paper on a topic related to one of the thematic strands.​ To include the credits in the curriculum at the home institution,​ participants need an agreement with the responsible person at their university.​  

A certificate will be awarded at the end of the programme. All certificates of completion are issued as a micro-credential.

Fee info

EUR 500: Fee includes course material, coffee breaks, 5 lunches, social activities, opening and closing reception and a farewell dinner. It does not include accommodation and dinners.
EUR 450: Register before February 1 and pay the early bird registration fee of € 450.

Scholarships

The Children’s Literature Summer School offers three scholarships for PhD students who do not have funding to cover the registration fee. The scholarships (worth 500 euro each) will cover registration and lunch breaks during the summer school (not accommo