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The Department of English at the University of phebinhvanhoc.com.vn/ensburgh allows students lớn focus on Children”s Literature and Childhood Studies (CLCS) as part of our PhD Program in Critical & Cultural Studies.
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Drawing on phebinhvanhoc.com.vn/en’s nationally-renowned faculty in Children’s Literature & Culture, the CLCS focal area pursues the interdisciplinary study of children’s literature and truyền thông from the U.S., Great Britain, & beyond. phebinhvanhoc.com.vn/en was a pioneering department in the field of children’s literature và continues to lớn forge new directions in the field. Students in this focal area benefit from
Rigorous training in historical & archival literary studies as well as exceptional tư vấn for interdisciplinary projects on children”s literature, truyền thông, & cultureAn active undergraduate Children’s Literature program that offers excellent teaching opportunities for PhD studentsThe papers of children”s and YA authors, including E.L. Konigsburg và Daniel KrausA Childhood Studies lecture series that has brought scholars such as Robin Bernstein, Kathryn Bond Stockton, Jack Halberstam, Patricia Crain, Karen Sanchez-Eppler, Julia Mickenberg, Philip Nel, Karin Westman, Mary Celeste Kearney, Lauren Silver, Rebekah Sheldon, Alison Pugh, and Mitsuko ItoVisits by authors of children’s and YA books including E. Lockhart, Jonathan Auxier, Daniel Kraus, Julie Murphy, and Sarah DessenAn active sầu Children”s Literature và Childhood Studies reading groupCollaborative relations with the other focal areas in literary studies (in addition lớn department concentrations in film, composition, & writing)Genealogies of Modernity: Medieval and Early ModernMedia and Material PracticesRace, Poetics, Empire
Individuals wishing khổng lồ study Children”s Literature at the MA cấp độ are also encouraged to lớn apply to our MA Program in English. For information on applying to either program please visit the English Department Graduate website site.
Graduate students fulfill the general requirements for the MA and PhD degrees in addition lớn taking courses in children”s literature và culture; writing theses và dissertations on the subject; and optionally designing directed studies with phebinhvanhoc.com.vn/en faculty. Please consult the Requirements page to familiarize yourself with the general requirements for these degrees.
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Recent phebinhvanhoc.com.vn/en PhDs with dissertations on children”s literature have sầu been appointed to lớn tenure-traông chồng positions at the University of Florida và Illinois State University. Others are working at institutions supporting scholarship and public humanities initiatives, including Yale Center for British Art và Books
About the Program
It is rare to lớn have sầu the opportunity khổng lồ study children’s literature, but phebinhvanhoc.com.vn/en has offered courses in children’s literature since as early as 1933! The Children’s Literature Certificate provides students with a springboard for many areas of professional work và study. Read about phebinhvanhoc.com.vn/en’s pioneering history in children’s literature & childhood studies, see the national awards won by our students and faculty, explore phebinhvanhoc.com.vn/ensburgh’s history of special contributions to children’s culture, và find out what students are saying about the program.
Using timelines, essays, & art, this interactive project allows you to investigate the various ways in which people have imagined childhood over the centuries. Visit the site >
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