There will be a panel on children’s literature at the Canadian Ethnic Studies Association conference taking place this weekend at the Hotel Fort Garry in Winnipeg. On Saturday, from 4:00 – 5:15 p.m. (Session W, no room specified as yet), there is a session entitled What do we tell the Children?: Immigration, Race, and Historical Trauma in Canadian Children’s Literature.
Mavis Reimer: “Making it Home: Manufacturing Consent in Canadian Children’s Literature”;
Louise Saldanha: “Making Critical Space: Reflections on Race, Children’s Literature, and Canada”:
Adrienne Kertzer (U of Calgary): “Historical Trauma and Ethnicity in William Bell’s Young Adult Fiction.”
For more information follow this link:http://cesa.uwinnipeg.ca
What Do We Tell the Children?: Immigration, Race, and Historical Trauma in Canadian Children’s Literature