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Children's Literature Open Day - Wed 18 May

The National Centre for Research in Children’s Literature (NCRCL) is to host a Children’s Literature Open Day on Saturday 18 May  - an opportunity to find out more about postgraduate study in Children’s Literature at  University of Roehampton. Email now to book

Posted: 26 April 2013

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The University of Roehampton’s  National Centre for Research in Children’s Literature (NCRCL) is to host a Children’s Literature Open Day on Saturday 18 May at 10am.

Speakers will include:
Melvin Burgess, Honorary Research Fellow and novelist whose novel Junk won the Carnegie medal, who will present his latest book.

Dr Louise Joy, Fellow at Homerton College, Cambridge, who will deliver a research talk on ‘The Laughing Child: Eighteenth-Century Children's Literature and the Comic Mode.'

The event is particularly relevant for those interested in Children’s Literature or its study at postgraduate level. There will be an opportunity to meet members of the NCRCL team and hear about their research and teaching interests. They will also share news about their forthcoming publications.

There is no charge to attend, but you will need to email Lucy Parsons to book a place in advance. The event takes place in the Duschesne Building, Digby Stuart Campus.

The University of Roehampton’s National Centre for Research in Children’s Literature (NCRCL) hosts a series of expert research talks throughout the year. Past speakers have included Peter Hunt, Maria Nikolajeva, John Stephens, Roni Natov, Francis Spufford, Kevin Crossley-Holland, Marah Gubar, Edel Lamb and Perry Nodelman.

 

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