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Diversity & Humanities Exploration
Meets with ENGL 5880 and ED PS 5960. Explore the world of children's literature from Where the Wild Things Are to Harry Potter and beyond! This course looks broadly at children's literature from writing to publishing to its many reading audiences. Students will read and critique children's and young adult literature while considering the cultural, social, economic and historical forces at play in its development, with special attention to issues of diversity and authenticity. Students in this course will have the opportunity to engage in small group conversations with nationally recognized authors, illustrators and academic visiting as part of the campus-wide World of Children's Literature lecture series.