Register Now for the Diverse Unfreedoms and their Ghosts Conference on 3/31

Registration is now open for the one-day conference, “Diverse Unfreedoms and their Ghosts”, scheduled for Friday, March 31st.  The conference will examine relationships between diverse unfreedoms (such as slavery, imprisonment, captivity, serfdom, domestic service, caste, etc.) as people understand and negotiate them, in autobiographic narratives, fiction, course cases, disputes, etc.; transitions between social institutions and … Read more Register Now for the Diverse Unfreedoms and their Ghosts Conference on 3/31

The Fifth Annual Lecture in Childhood Studies to be Held 2/23

The Department of Childhood Studies will present its fifth annual lecture on Thursday, February 23rd.  Dr. Mary Celeste Kearney, Associate Professor of Film, Television, and Theater at the University of Notre Dame, is the guest speaker.  Dr. Kearney’s lecture is titled, “Always Extras? Black Girlhood, U.S. Media, and Girls’ Studies.” This lecture begins at 4 … Read more The Fifth Annual Lecture in Childhood Studies to be Held 2/23

Discussion of African American Children’s Literature Scheduled for 2/20

Continuing with Black History Month’s theme of “Picturing Black Childhood: African American Images in Children’s Literature,” Dr. Nyeema Watson, Associate Chancellor of Civic Engagement, will lead a discussion called, “From Topsy to Tiana: Black Children’s Literature in Theory and Practice” on Monday, February 20th, from 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m., at the Writers House. Dr. … Read more Discussion of African American Children’s Literature Scheduled for 2/20

4th Annual Lecture in Childhood Studies Scheduled for 3/8

The Department of Childhood Studies will host its fourth annual lecture on Tuesday, March 8th, from 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.  Dr. Susan J. Terrio, Professor of Anthropology and French Studies at Georgetown University, will present, “Dispelling the Myths: Unaccompanied, Undocumented Children in U.S. Immigration Custody.”  This lecture is free and open to the public. … Read more 4th Annual Lecture in Childhood Studies Scheduled for 3/8

CURE Seminar Series Continues 4/3

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) will hold a seminar on Friday, April 3rd, with special guest and CURE affiliated scholar, Dr. Lauren Silver, Assistant Professor of Childhood Studies.  Dr. Silver will discuss her newly released book, System Kids: Adolescent Mothers and the Politics of Regulation.  Dr. Silver will sign copies of her book … Read more CURE Seminar Series Continues 4/3

Childhood Studies Third Annual Lecture Scheduled for 10/28

The Department of Childhood Studies will present its third annual lecture, “Theorising Trasnational Childhoods: Networks, Captial, and Social Reproduction” on Tuesday, October 28th, at 5:30 p.m. in the Campus Center’s Multi-Purpose Room.  Dr. Karen Wells, Assistant Dean of the Department of Geography, Environment, and Development Studies at Birkbeck, University of London, will be the guest speaker. … Read more Childhood Studies Third Annual Lecture Scheduled for 10/28