IHCA Research Seminar Series

The next seminar in the IHCA Research Seminar Series will take place on Weds 9 March 2016 at 5.15pm in the Hereford Room (CC 009) in the Conference Centre on St. John’s Campus.

Professor Jean Webb will deliver a seminar on “ Health and Sickness in Children’s Literature”

This paper will discuss the relationships between gender constructions, health and sickness in writing for children taking 19th and 20th century examples.

Jean Webb is Director of the International Forum for Research in Children’s Literature which provides a focus for literary, cultural and socio-historical scholarly enquiry into writing for children, internationally. She teaches a broad range of undergraduate modules on nineteenth and twentieth century literature, and is responsible for specialist modules in children’s literature. She is also co-ordinator for postgraduate research students within the Institute of Humanities & Creative Arts and is an experienced PhD supervisor and examiner. See more at: http://www.worc.ac.uk/discover/professor-jean-webb.html

All are welcome!

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