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Wednesday, 30 December

716. Teenaged Monsters

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 307, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Children’s Literature Association

Presiding: June Pulliam, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge

1. “The Comfort of Fangs: The Perception of the Vampire Family and Its Connection to the Vampiric Essence of Adolescents,” Vicky Gilpin, Richland Community Coll., IL

2. “Michael Myers Has Some Issues: Recontextualizing the Adolescent Monster in Halloween (1974, 2007),” John Fried, Duquesne Univ.

3. “Witches and Bitches: Gender and Agency in Young-Adult Narratives about Teen Witches,” June Pulliam

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