Category Archives: Author visits

Info about Laurie Halse Anderson

She was born on October 23rd in New York, America, now she is 56 years old. Her father’s name was Rev. Frank A. Halse Jr. and her mother’s name was Joyce Holcomb Halse. Her sisters name was Lisa Halse. She … Continue reading

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The UN Day 2017. Focusing on sustainability

Due to the UN Day, the school organised a variety of activities today, focusing on the topics social sustainability and climate change through lectures, crafts, competitions, workshops and more. We were pleased that several speakers visited our school: Annika Lindström … Continue reading

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Author skype talk by Michael Buckley

Yesterday, ISGR had an author skype talk with Michael Buckley, residing in New York, The United States. Michael told us about the way to become an author, his authorship and book series The Sisters Grimm, N.E.R.D.S and The Undertows series … Continue reading

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Workshop by the manga artist Natalia Batista

On March 14th grade 6, both MYP and LGRM, was visited by the author and manga artist Natalia Batista. She held two workshops on how to draw portrait in manga style, to create your own manga character. At the start … Continue reading

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Presentation of the manga artist Natalia Batista

In about a month, The International School of the Gothenburg Region will be visited by the manga artist Natalia Batista. This is done within the Creative School project, supported by the National Arts Council. Natalia will hold a manga drawing … Continue reading

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Creative writing workshop with the rap artist Fröken B

Yesterday ISGR was visited by the rap artist Fröken B, who has been an active musician for more than ten years. Besides performing as Fröken B, she is also performing together with the artist Meldeah as the duo Silversystrar. Silversystrar … Continue reading

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Author visit by Mikael Thörnqvist

Today ISGR was visited by the author and journalist Mikael Thörnqvist (see previous blog post) who lectured on honour violence and his book Fotbollshoran. The visit was well received, interesting, thought-provoking and enriching in many ways. Mikael based his lecture completely … Continue reading

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