NCRCL Open Day – Melvin Burgess and Louise Joy speaking

NCRCL Open Day

Saturday 18th May 2013

10.00 am to 1.00 pm

 

Duchesne Building, Ground Floor

Digby Stuart Campus

The NCRCL invites you to an exciting summer event for MA/PG Dip and PhD students past, present and future.

  • Tea, Coffee and Conversation – meet the NCRCL team.
  • Honorary Research fellow Melvin Burgess presents his latest book.
  • Presentations from NCRCL Staff about research and teaching interests.
  • Book launches – forthcoming publications from the NCRCL team.
  • Research Talk by Louise Joy (Homerton College, Cambridge) –  ‘The Laughing Child: Eighteenth-Century Children’s Literature and the Comic Mode.’
  • Light Refreshments to close the morning.

Current students and alumni are all welcome as is anyone interested in applying to the MA/PG Dip in Children’s Literature, or undertaking doctoral research at the NCRCL.

There is no charge for the open day, but you will need to book a place for catering purposes. In order to book please contact Lucy Parsons: L.Parsons@roehampton.ac.uk

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About Laura Atkins

I am a children's book author and editor who has worked in the children's book field for over twenty years. My published books include picture book SLED DOG DACHSHUND (illustrated by An Phan), and the middle grade biography FRED KOREMATSU SPEAKS UP (co-written with Stan Yogi, illustrated by Yutaka Houlette). This is the first in the Fighting for Justice series - the next book about Biddy Mason to be co-written with Arisa White will come out in February 2019. I spent seven years in editorial departments in the United States where I helped to produce winners of the Coretta Scott King Award and American Library Association Notable Book selections, among others. I continued to work as a freelance editor and as a Senior Lecturer at the National Centre for Research in Children's Literature (NCRCL) at Roehampton University in London. Now based in Berkeley, California, I work with clients all over the world. I have an MA in Children's Literature from Roehampton University, and an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. My website is www.lauraatkins.com.

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