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 … Continue reading 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. … Continue reading 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. … Continue reading 4th Annual Lecture in Childhood Studies Scheduled for 3/8

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. … Continue reading Childhood Studies Third Annual Lecture Scheduled for 10/28

Information/Race: A Roundtable Discussion About the Lessons Learned from Ferguson on 9/30

The Digital Studies Center will host a roundtable discussion called “Information/Race: What Ferguson can teach us about race, politics, and journalism in the Network” on Tuesday, September 30th, at 6 p.m. in Penn 401.   Richard Aregood, Visiting Professor of English, will serve as the moderator.  Panelists include: Dr. Wayne Glasker, Associate Professor of History; … Continue reading Information/Race: A Roundtable Discussion About the Lessons Learned from Ferguson on 9/30