(May Hill) Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Committee - 2020


To choose annually an individual of distinction who shall prepare and present a paper which shall be a significant contribution to the field of children's literature; to select a host institution and make appropriate arrangements for the presentation of the lecture; to arrange for publication of lecture in children and libraries.


Lisa Von Drasek (Chair, February 1, 2018, to January 31, 2020)
Anna Coats (Virtual Member, February 1, 2018, to January 31, 2020)
Dr. Cyndi Giorgis (Virtual Member, February 1, 2018, to January 31, 2020)
Dr. Steven L. Herb (Virtual Member, February 1, 2018, to January 31, 2020)
April Rachelle Roy (Virtual Member, February 1, 2018, to January 31, 2020)
Joanna K. Fabicon (Consultant, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Katie Connelly (Staff Liaison, April 30, 2019, to April 30, 2020)

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The Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Committee consists of four members appointed from the ALSC membership at large, serving 2-year terms and led by the committee chair (Chair + 4). This committee functions virtually.


Established in 1971 at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors.

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