|literacy.ca||Volume 5, No. 2, Winter 2003|
April 4 5, 2003
The Grassroots Annual Community Writing event brings together storytellers, performers and writers to read and share their perspectives on writing/performing as ways of creating and reshaping their worlds. For information contact the Centre for Literacy of Quebec at tel: 514-931-8731 (ext. 1415) or online at www.nald.ca/litcent.htm.
April 21 27, 2003
Expanded from Canada Book Day, the 2003 event also coincides with National Poetry Month, CBC Canada Reads, Manitoba Book Week and BC Book and Magazine Week. This years theme is Literary Landscapes and Literary Sites. For further information go to www.canadabookweek.com or call Lindsey Love at 416- 504-8222 (ext. 241).
June 17 21, 2003
This four day Institute will bring together up to 60 people who are involved in adult literacy research in practice. The event builds on previous Canadian consultations about literacy research and will draw from current endeavors to support research in practice in Canada and elsewhere. The gathering will be of interest to new and experienced researchers in the adult literacy field, including literacy teachers, facilitators or program coordinators and university-based independent researchers. For more information, tel: 709-579-6606 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org or check www.mun.ca/educ/adult_literacy.
June 26 28, 2003
This years theme, Literacy and Health: Prescription for Progress, is sponsored by the Centre for Literacy of Quebec in partnership with the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA), and World Education. The Institute format is highly collaborative and over three days the participants will respond, question and synthesize current thinking about literacy and health. For information contact the Centre for Literacy of Quebec at 514-931-8731 (ext. 1415) or online at www.nald.ca/litcent.htm.
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