Acknowledged and Empowered at Home, School, and Abroad: Conversations and Resources for Inclusive Children's Literature Practices - November 30th
Join the Literature and African American Literature concentrations as well as faculty from the Instruction and Curriculum Leadership Program in the College of Education for a panel discussion on children's and young adult literature. Topics will include POC voices and representation, LGBTQ+ voices, Muslim representation, and the representation of physical disabilities.
Attendees are encouraged to bring along a children's or young adult book that makes them feel acknowledged and empowered for a Show & Tell segment.
Jasmine Settles of Cafe Noir will also be in attendance, providing inclusive literature resources and door prizes!
Dr. Eric Schlich's Book Launch & Conversation - January 16th
Creative Writing Assistant Professor Dr. Eric Schlich will be at novel. bookstore on January 16th to celebrate the launch of his novel Eli Harpo's Adventure to the Afterlife beginning at 6pm.
"Award-winning author Eric Schlich's Eli Harpo's Adventure to the Afterlife is an accessible and big-hearted novel that explores belief and forgiveness as a boy grapples with his faith and sexuality on a rollicking family road trip to Bible World." Read more here!