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. Watson, who earned her doctorate in childhood studies, specializes in the images and representations of African American children, especially as it relates to children’s literature.

This free event is open to all.  This event is sponsored by the Office of the Chancellor, the Office of Civic Engagement, the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts, Africana Studies, and the Camden County Library System.