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					              ETHICS AND CHILDREN’S LITERATURE SYMPOSIUM
                        THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

Welcome Reception for Registered Participants
5:00 p.m.
Prindle Institute for Ethics (all symposium events will take place here)

Dinner for Registered Participants
6:00 p.m.

Keynote Address
7:30 p.m.
Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Title TBA

                                        FRIDAY

Breakfast for Registered Participants
8:00 a.m.

Session 1
9:00-10:15 a.m.
Instruction, Delight, and the Critics

Emma Otheguy, New York University
“Dodge and Marti: Differing Approaches to Moralizing”

Kelly Franklin, Eastern Illinois University
“’Reader Beware! This Book Is about Sex!’: The Ethical Impact of YAL Reviews”

Sheila Kelly Welch, Author
“No Just Deserts for Unrepentant Characters: An Author’s Response to Readers’
Reactions”


Session 2
10:30-11:45 a.m.
Deception and Transgression

Michele Hughes, Hollins University
“Liars, Cheaters, and Posers: Deception Rewarded in Grimms’ Fairy Tales”

Caren Caldwell, Author
“Naughty Katy and a Childhood that Builds Communities of Character”

Jani L. Barker, Southeastern Oklahoma State University
“Virtuous Transgressors, Not Moral Saints: Child Characters in Contemporary
Children’s Literature”


Lunch for Registered Participants
12:00 p.m.

Session 3
1:00-2:15 p.m.
Race and Ethnicity

Jeffrey Canton, Children’s Study Program, York University
“Children’s Literature, Ethics and Genocide: An Examination of the Indian
Residential School Experience in Canadian Children’s Picture Books and Young
Adult Fiction”

Alexandra Chamberlain, DePauw University
“Racial Diversity in The Hunger Games”

Elsa Marston, Author
“Ethical Questions in Stories about Arab Teenagers”


Session 4
2:30-3:45 p.m.
The Ethics of the Ordinary

Niall Nance-Carroll, Illinois State University
“A Prosaics of the Hundred Acre Wood: Ethics in A.A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh and
The House at Pooh Corner”

Juanita Havill, Author
“What Would Jamaica Do? Portraying Picture Book Characters in Moral Dilemmas”

Emanuelle Burton, University of Chicago Divinity School
“Moral Discernment in The Chronicles of Narnia”


Session 5
4:00-5:00 p.m.
Animorality

James Okapal, Missouri Western State University
“Anthropomorphic Markers of Moral Status in Children’s Literature”
Lisa Rowe Fraustino, Eastern Connecticut State University
“The Rights and Wrongs of Anthropomorphism in Children’s Literature”

Dinner for Registered Participants
6:00 p.m.

Keynote Address
7:30 p.m.
Claudia Nelson
"Transmitting Ethics through Books of Golden Deeds for Children"


                                    SATURDAY

Breakfast for Registered Participants
8:00 a.m.

Session 6
9:00-10:15 a.m.
Narrative Justice

Leona Fisher, Georgetown University
“The Ethics of Reading Narrative ”

 Mike Cadden, Missouri Western State University
“But You Are Still a Monkey: American Born Chinese and Racial Justice”

Sarah Cramer, Vermont College of Fine Arts
“Let Your Narrator Be Your Guide: Intrusive Narrators as the Voice of Morality in
Children’s Fiction”


Session 7
10:30-11:30 a.m.
Reading the Past

Susan Morrison, Texas State University – San Marcos
“Home Front Girl: The Ethics of Ellipses and Supporting World War II”

Moira Hinderer, Johns Hopkins University
“Talking to Children about Race: Children’s Literature in a Segregated Era, 1930-
1945”


Lunch for Registered Participants
12:00 p.m.
Session 8
1:00-2:15 p.m.
Identity and Ideology

Julia Pond, Illinois State University
“Moratorium and Morality: The Adolescent Character’s Search for Identity”

Ramona Caponegro, Eastern Michigan University
“Prizing Social Justice: The Jane Addams Children’s Book Award and Its Recipients
in the Past Decade”

Abbie E. Ventura, University of Tennessee - Chattanooga
“’One Step Forward, Two Steps Back’: Ideological Inclusion, LGBTQ Experience, and
the Politics of Twenty-First Century Children’s and Young Adult Literature”


Session 9
2:30-4:15 p.m.
Power , Meaning, and Media
Annette Wannamaker, Eastern Michigan University
“A ‘Heap of Meaning’: Aesthetics and Objects in Janne Teller’s YA Novel Nothing”

Margarita Nikonava, DePauw University
“Power Structures in The Chocolate War and The Hunger Games”

Nancy Bo Flood, Northern Arizona University, Distance Education
“Lost Children of Hiroshima and Today’s Refugees, What Should We Tell Our
Children?”

Jennifer Butcher
“Sense and Nonsense: A Brief Analysis of Media Ethics Portrayed in Harry Potter and
The Hunger Games”


Free time: Walk in Nature Park, Rest, Relax, Rejuvenate!

Dinner for Registered Participants
6:00 p.m.

Keynote Address
7:30 p.m.
Thomas Wartenberg
“Teaching Ethics with Frog and Toad”

                                     SUNDAY
Breakfast for Registered Participants
8:00 a.m.

Session 10
9:00-10:15 a.m.
Female Identity

Lindsay Lerman, University of Guelph
“Young Adult Literature for Girls: Room for Ethical Ambiguity?”

Martha Rainbolt, DePauw University
“The Moral Development of Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games”


Mary Jeanette Moran, Illinois State University
“Communal Identity, Relational Ethics, and Gender in Terry Pratchett’s Fiction”

Session 11
10:30-11: 45 a.m.
Death and War

Sara Goering, University of Washington
“Isn’t That Too Frightening for Them? Ethical Questions about Death in Children’s
Literature”

Suzanne Rahn, Pacific Lutheran University
“The Lewis-Tolkien Tradition and the Ethics of Imaginary Wars”

Laury Guidry Grimes, Georgetown University
“Courage in the Everyday and In Extremis: Civilian and Combatant Virtue in Harry
Potter”

Farewell Lunch for Registered Participants
12:00

				
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