Wednesday, April 23, 2008

CLRG Trinity Term 2008 Schedule

Hello! Welcome to a new term. All CLRG meetings this Trinity will be on Wednesdays at 4:00PM in Room 5 of the English Faculty Building. They will last about an hour. No prior reading is required this term, although suggested reading may be sent out in advance via our mailing list. Each talk will be followed by a discussion as usual. The Oxford CLRG is open to undergraduates, graduates, and faculty with an interest in children’s literature or childhood studies from a literary perspective.

Week 2: Maria Cecire, Keble College
Harry Potter and Post-9/11 Paranoia

Week 4: Anna Weilberg, St. Peter’s College
Magical Books and Cornelia Funke’s Inkheart series

Week 6: Johanna Koljonen, St. Edmund Hall
(Author of Finnish comic book Oblivion High)
Comic Books and Manga as Children’s Literature

Week 8: Kavita Mudan, Linacre College
Young Adult Rewrites of Shakespeare

Week 10: Malini Roy, Keble College
Children’s Literature in the Early 19th Century

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