Dr. Lynne Vallone Publishes Book Examining Size in Literature and Life

Categories of difference, such as race and gender, among human beings form the basis of many aspects of our world. They have the potential to influence something as minor as music choice, or as important as life experience. Therefore, it is important to be aware of these categories since they inform our thinking, whether we … Read more of Dr. Lynne Vallone Publishes Book Examining Size in Literature and Life

Dr. Lynne Vallone Will Discuss her New Book “Big and Small” on Feb. 5

Dr. Lynne Vallone, Professor of Childhood Studies, will discuss her new book, Big and Small: A Cultural History of Extraordinary Bodies, on Monday, February 5th.  Dr. Vallone’s new book surveys the lives and contexts of both real and imagined persons with extraordinary bodies from the seventeenth century to the present day through close examinations of art, … Read more of Dr. Lynne Vallone Will Discuss her New Book “Big and Small” on Feb. 5

Join us for the Chancellor’s New Faculty Research Symposium on 10/30

Six new faculty members, three of whom are from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Camden, will present their research on Monday, October 30th, at the Chancellor’s New Faculty Research Symposium.  All are welcome to attend this free event, which will take place from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Campus Center’s Multi-Purpose Room.  Lunch … Read more of Join us for the Chancellor’s New Faculty Research Symposium on 10/30

Dr. Janet Golden will present “Babies Made Us Modern” on 10/31

Dr. Janet Golden, Professor of History and the second recipient of the Annual Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Camden Faculty Research Fellowship, will present a lecture as she concludes her year-long fellowship. Dr. Golden, specializes in the history of health, women, children, and American social history.  The lecture, “Babies Made Us Modern: How Infants Brought Americans into … Read more of Dr. Janet Golden will present “Babies Made Us Modern” on 10/31

Register Now for “Statewide Symposium on Charter Schools”

The Community Leadership Center (CLC) will host “Statewide Symposium on Charter Schools: Celebrating 20 Years of College Readiness,” on Tuesday, September 19th, from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  This event will feature Ronald C. Rice Jr., JD, Senior Director of Government Relations at the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.  The event location is the … Read more of Register Now for “Statewide Symposium on Charter Schools”

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