NCRCL PhD Day 2015

From Sinead Moriarty and Anne Malewski, organisers and PhD students with NCRCL: You are warmly invited to the annual PhD day of the NCRCL on Wednesday 17th June 2015. Find out about our centre and current doctoral research & meet staff and students. There will also be an exhibition & a children’s literature bake-off!

NCRCL PhD Day 17 June 2015 | Duchesne 001

University of Roehampton

Drawing by Anne Malewski, MPhil/PhD student, NCRCL

Illustration by Anne Malewski

10:00 – 10:15 Introduction 

10:15 – 11:15 Session 1 

Anne Malewski “Which Way Is Up: Representations of Growth in This Is England

Kay Waddilove “‘A matter of extra-ordinary interest and importance’: revisiting the 1950s career novel series for girls.”

11:15 – 11:45 Tea Break & Exhibition 

11:50 – 12:50 Session 2 

Sinead Moriarty “Polar Peter: J.M. Barrie and the influence of children’s literature on Robert Scott’s Antarctic adventures”

Nick Campbell “Spirits of Place: A New Perspective on William Mayne” 

12:50 – 14:00 Lunch at The Hive 

14:00 – 15:00 Session 3 

Sarah Pyke “Spinning stories, crafting selves and reading against the grain: LGBTQ adults recall their childhood reading”

Erica Gillingham “Lesbian Young Adult Romance Novels”

15:00 – 15:40 Session 4

Simon Machin “‘Once upon a time, many year ago’ …”

Judy Bainbridge “‘Seven Years Gone’: reflections on completing the PhD.”

15:40 – 16:00 Concluding Remarks & Bake-off Prize 


About Erica Gillingham

Academic, Writer, Craft. LGBT Children's Literature. London, UK, via California ·

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