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CANCELED: The ABC of It: Whose Story is Being Told?
May 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED
Unfortunately we have had to cancel the May 10 “Whose Story is Being Told?” event, due to a panelist’s family emergency. Thank you for your interest in this event. We are hoping to reschedule in the future.
Race, Inclusion, and Representation in Children’s Literature
Join us for an in-depth panel discussion on bias and social justice in the world of children’s books — historically and today. This event was created following conversations surrounding the celebrated exhibit: The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter currently on display at the Elmer L. Andersen Library.
When: Friday, May 10, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library, Givens Conference Room
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Free and open to the public.
Light refreshments at 11:45 a.m.
Andrea Davis Pinkney, moderator, Vice President and Executive Editor, Scholastic Trade; New York Times bestselling author and Coretta Scott King Award Winner for Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America.
Dawn Quigley, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, St. Catherine University; author of Silenced. Voices Taken from American Indian Characters in Children’s Literature and the young adult novel Apple in The Middle.
Note: Katie Ishizuka and Ramón Stephens, who were scheduled to participate in the panel discussion, will not be attending.
This event was made possible by generous gift from Governor Elmer L. and Mrs. Eleanor Andersen in honor of former University Librarian Dr. Edward B. Stanford.