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Inaugural Professorial Lecture: Professor Piet Grobler

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University of Worcester, St John's Campus

Urwin Lecture Theatre, Edward Elgar Building

Henwick Grove

Worcester, England WR2 6AJ

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About Professor Piet Grobler

Piet Grobler, former senior lecturer and course leader in Illustration at the University of Worcester, has been appointed as Visiting Professor.

He is the illustrator of 75 books, of which 14 have been translated into languages as diverse as Frisian and Korean. International recognition for his picture book illustration has included a Golden Apple award at the Biennale for Illustration in Bratislava, Slovakia and a Silver Medal in the Japanese Noma Concours competition. His participation in international events related to picture books has included panel discussions or presentations at the book fairs of Berlin, Gothenburg and London and conferences of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) in Spain and South Africa. He is a member of the International Research Society for Children’s Literature, IBBY and the University of Worcester’s International Forum for Research in Children’s Literature. Piet’s research interests include post modernist picture book illustration and multiculturalism in picture books and graphic novels.

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