Shawna will be attending the 2014 Young Adult Literature Symposium in Austin, Texas. The conference theme is "Keeping it Real: Finding the True Teen Experience in YA Literature"
The School of Library and Information Studies is pleased to announce that Dr. Ali Shiri has been promoted to the rank of Professor effective July 1, 2014. This promotion recognizes Dr. Shiri's outstanding research, service, and teaching contributions to the School, to the Faculty of Education, to the University of Alberta, and to the library and information field at large.
Andrea Johnston recently received a prestigious Joseph Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship awarded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). Her Work aims to explore the psychogeography of Newfoundland folklore.