Sunday, August 05, 2007

Literature For Our Times...ACLALS

Dear Children,

The 14th international Triennial Conference of ACLALS will be hosted by Canada and will be held in Vancouver, British Columbia from August 17 to 22, 2007. This conference, on the theme "Literature For Our Times", will address the role and function of literature in the twenty-first century through keynote speeches, paper presentations, panel discussions and literary readings.

With Love, Amma-Naana

Vancouver is the largest city in Western Canada, located at the southwestern corner of the province of British Columbia.

Vancouver is one of North America's most beautiful cities, and was recently ranked as " the world's most desirable place to live ".

Only 30 minutes from the heart of downtown Vancouver, the University of British Columbia holds an international reputation for excellence in advanced research and learning.

The spectacular UBC campus is a 'must-see' for any visitor to the city -- where snow-capped mountains meet ocean, and breathtaking vistas greet you around every corner.

The University of British Columbia, aspiring to be one of the world’s best universities, will prepare students to become exceptional global citizens, promote the values of a civil and sustainable society, and conduct outstanding research to serve the people of British Columbia, Canada, and the world.

UBC Library is the second largest research library in Canada and includes 21 branches and divisions, on the UBC campus.