Global Read Webinar Series 2023

World Area Book Awards


Once a month, the World Area Book Awards (Américas Award, Africana Book Award, Freeman Book Award, Middle East Book Award, and the South Asia Book Award) sponsor a 60 minute webinar on a book recognized by one of the awards. Each webinar features a presentation by an award-winning author with discussion on how to incorporate multicultural literature into the classroom. Be sure to join the conversation with our webinar hashtag #ReadingAcrossCultures.  All sessions are free and open to the public. All times listed refer to Eastern Standard Time (EST). Sponsored by the Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs, the South Asia National Outreach Consortium, the Middle East Outreach Council, and African Studies Outreach Council, The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia To view past webinars, please click here.

All webinars begin at 7:00 PM EST unless otherwise noted.

Saturday February 18 @ 1 pm ESTAfricana Book Award WebinarThe Kaya Girl by Mamle Wolo
Wednesday, March 29 @ 7 PM ESTAméricas Award WebinarBarefoot Dreams of Petra Luna by Alda Dobbs
AprilSouth Asia Book Award WebinarBook TBA
May, 2, 2023Freeman Book Award WebinarBook TBA
Wednesday, June, 7, 2023Middle East Outreach Book Award WebinarTravelers Along the Way: A Robin Hood Remix
by Aminah Mae Safi