Saturday, 27 December
78. Children’s Literature and Disability
5:15–6:30 p.m., Golden Gate 1, Hilton
Program arranged by the Children’s Literature Association
Presiding: Keith Dorwick, Univ. of Louisiana, Lafayette; Jennifer M. Miskec, Longwood Univ.
1. “Kissing the Normal Boy: Disability, Heteronormativity, and the Affective Labor of Lurlene McDaniel’s Dawn Rochelle Series,” Julie Passanante Elman, New York Univ.
2. “Fat Kids Rule the World: How Adolescent Novels Reflect Perceptions of Fatness,” Abbye Meyer, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs
3. “‘A Place for More Than the Healing of Bodily Sickness’: Working-Class Childhood and Children’s Hospitals in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Children’s Literature,” Katharina Boehm, Univ. of London, King’s Coll.
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