Dreams of Justice: Shifts in LGBTQ Young Adult Literature in the 21st Century (Dr. Corrine Wickens)

LGBTQ+ young adult (YA) literature plays a critical role in the development of individuals finding themselves, exploring the world around them, and finding that they are not alone. Please join CSWGS’s inaugural faculty fellow Dr. Corrine Wickens, as she discusses her research of mapping different discourses on gender, sexuality, and the construction of childhood across over 50 award willing young adult novels. Dr. Wickens will discuss contemporary issues such as censorship as well as challenges and barriers surrounding this topic.

 

Faculty, staff, and students are welcome.

Dial-In Information

To receive the Zoom link, please register here by April 3rd: https://niu-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZclcOipqDsqGdcET3n9XqN-AQaCQUqec6dl

 

 

Thursday, April 6, 2023 at 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Virtual Event
Event Type

Lectures, Presentations and Workshops

Topic

Academics

Target Audience

Students, Faculty and Staff

Department
Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality, Curriculum and Instruction
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