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Anne Scott MacLeod Children’s Literature Lecture Series

The MacLeod Children’s Literature Lecture Series is a bi-annual program launched by the College in 1999 devoted to exposing scholarly issues associated with children’s literature to a broad audience. The lecture is named in honor of Dr. Anne Scott MacLeod, widely recognized children’s literature scholar and professor emerita of the University of Maryland College of Information Studies.

Contributions in support of the lecture may be made online.
Choose the Anne Scott MacLeod Children's Literature Endowment listed under Faculty at the bottom of the page.

Contributions in support of the lecture may also be sent to:

Anne Scott MacLeod Children’s Literature Endowment
c/o Lawrence Liff, Director of Development
College of Information Studies
4105 Hornbake Library Building, South Wing
College Park, MD 20742

Make checks out to: “University of Maryland Foundation” and indicate MacLeod Lecture Endowment on the check.

Inaugural Lecture
Dr. Anne Scott MacLeod, “Money”
Friday, April 28, 2000, 7:00 PM
University of Maryland Visitor’s Center

2001 MacLeod Children’s Literature Lecture
Claudia Mills, “’Innocents’ or ‘Dumbbells’: An Ethical Appraisal of the Portrayal of Mental Disability in Children’s Literature”
Friday, October 19, 2001, 7:00 PM
Architecture Auditorium, University of Maryland

Third Anne Scott MacLeod Children’s Literature Lecture
Ava Weiss, “The Changing World of Illustration in Children’s Books”
Friday, October 17, 2003, 7:00 PM
Kogod Theatre, Clarice Smith Center for the Performing Arts

Fourth Anne Scott MacLeod Children's Literature Lecture
Anita Silvey, "Literature for Readers 12 to 21: Trends and Changes for 21st Century Youth”
Friday, October 14, 2005 7:00 PM

Seventh Anne Scott MacLeod Children's Literature Lecture
Dr. Sandra Hughes-Hassell, “Multicultural Literature as a form of Counter-Storytelling.”
Thursday November 8, 2012, 6pm