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                               Home, School, Play, Work:

Permit No. 416
Worcester, MA
 U.S. Postage                   The Visual and Textual
                                                                                                HOME, SCHOOL, PLAY, WORK:
                                  Worlds of Children
                                                                                                     The Visual and Textual Worlds of Children
                                              Part Two
                                       February 13 and 14, 2009
                                                                                                                     Part Two
                                                                                                                   A conference in two parts sponsored by the
                                        Princeton, New Jersey                                                    Cotsen Children’s Library, Princeton University
                                                                                                                 The Center for Historic American Visual Culture
                                                                                                           The Program in the History of the Book in American Culture
                                                                                                  American Antiquarian Society in conjunction with Worcester Polytechnic Institute

                                                                                          he Cotsen                                                                    dren, with an emphasis on

                                                                                  T       Children’s Library
                                                                                          was founded in
                                                                                  1995 as a unit within
                                                                                                                                                                       the intersections between
                                                                                                                                                                       print, visual, and material
                                                                                  Princeton University                                                                     Cotsen also hosts an
                                                                                  Library’s Department of                                                              annual academic program.
                                                                                  Rare Books and Special                                                               Part Two of Home,
                                                                                  Collections. Cotsen houses                                                           School, Play, and Work
                                                                                  one of the world’s premier                                                           will be the first to focus on
                                                                                  collections of historical                                                            American childhood.
                                                                                  illustrated materials for                                                            Speakers at Princeton,
                                                                                  children from the fifteenth                                                          which will include histori-
                                                                                  century to the present day                                                           ans, literary critics, cura-
                                                                                  in all major Western                                                                 tors, art and architecture
                                                                                  European languages,                                                                  historians, will affirm the
                                                                                  Chinese, Czech, Hebrew,                                                              importance of interdiscipli-
                                                                                  Japanese, and Russian. The                                                           nary approaches to the
                                                                                  holdings comprise books,                                                             study of childhood and
                                                                                  prints, sheet music, manuscripts, original art-                                      printed artifacts whatever
                                                                                  work, sound recordings, and educational cards,               the format. Sessions will examine subjects such
                                                                                                                                               as: the function of pedagogical aides and class-
Princeton University Library

Princeton, New Jersey 08544

                                                                                  toys, and puzzles. Its collection of American
                                                                                  juvenile imprints are complemented by the                    room furniture; how children learned to be active
Cotsen Children’s Library

                                                                                  Sinclair Hamilton Collection of American                     spectators or internalized attitudes towards differ-
                                                                                  Illustrated Books in Graphic Arts.                           ent races and ethnic groups; ways children might
1 Washington Road

                                                PRESENTED BY                          Since 1998 Cotsen has awarded short-term                 rebel against constraints imposed upon them; and
                                COTSEN CHILDREN’S LIBRARY, PRINCETON UNIVERSITY   grants for research through the program spon-                children as authors and future workers.
                               THE CENTER FOR HISTORIC AMERICAN VISUAL CULTURE    sored by the Friends of the Princeton University                    The most recent conference schedule and
                                 THE PROGRAM IN THE HISTORY OF THE BOOK IN        Library and the Department of Rare Books and                           paper abstracts can be viewed at:
                                             AMERICAN CULTURE                     Special Collections. Scholars working at Cotsen                http://www.princeton.edu/cotsen/research-
                                       AMERICAN ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY               typically explore the interplay between cultural                  collection/academic-conferences/home-
                                            IN CONJUNCTION WITH                   trends and their expression in material for chil-                             school-play-work/.
                                      WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Aaron Pickett, Princeton University Library,
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Princeton students, faculty, staff, Friends of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Library are free, but please register in advance.
                                                                                                          SATURDAY 14 FEBRUARY 2009

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Please send a check made payable to Cotsen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Registration and payment are due by
                                                                                                          10:30 am Session 5: Preparing for a Life at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1 Washington Rd, Princeton, NJ 08544

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Late fee is an additional $10.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Children’s Library to the attention of:
Cotsen Children’s Library, Princeton University
                                                                                                          Laura Wasowicz, American Antiquarian Society,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Monday, February 2.
                                                                                                            “Of Beggars, Ballad Singers, and Sailors: Errant
FRIDAY 13 FEBRUARY 2009                                                                                     Children in the Picture Books of William
9:00 am Opening remarks                                                                                     Charles”

                                                                                                                                                                                                           Graduate Student fee, $20
                                                                                                          Seth Cotlar, Willamette University, “‘When I was
9:30 Session 1:What Did You See at School
                                                                                                            your age . . .’: Nostalgic Representations of the

                                                                                                                                                                                                           Registration fee, $60
                                                                                                            Recent Past in American Children's Literature
Martin Brückner, University of Delaware,                                                                    of the 1830s and 1840s”
 “Maps in the Classroom: Picture Pedagogy,
                                                                                                          Paul Bolin, University of Texas at Austin,
 Object Lessons, and the Cult of Cartifacts”

                                                                                                            "Preparing Children for the World of Work:
Jessica Collier, University of California, Irvine,                                                          Influences of Legislation in the Proliferation of

   “Crossing a Bare Common School:                                                                          Drawing Manuals and Materials for Youngsters
   Transcendental Pedagogy and the                                                                          in the Northeastern United States, 1860-1876"
   Architecture of the Classroom”
                                                                                                          12:00 pm Lunch
Katharine Martinez, Harvard University,

                                                                                                                                                                  February 13-14 2009

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Accommodations have been reserved at the Nassau Inn (609-921-7500) and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Courtyard by Marriott (609-716-7662). Reserve by January 15 and mention
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Telephone: _______________________Email: __________________________
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Preferred name for badge: __________________________________________
  “Civilizing Young Minds and Bodies: Picture                                                             1:30 pm Session 6: "Scribbling" Children
  Study and the Schoolroom Decoration                Anna Mae Duane, University of Connecticut,
                                                                                                          John Pollack, University of Pennsylvania,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Marriott is a 5 minute drive from campus, though free visitor parking is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          available on Princeton Campus in Lot 21. Please contact Aaron Pickett
  Movement”                                            “Performing Freedom at The New York

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          the Cotsen Conference for the group rate. Note that the Courtyard by
                                                                                                            “Reading and Writing in Colonial Philadelphia:
                                                       African Free School”
11:15 Session 2: Learning How to Look                                                                       Views from the Quaker School Archives”

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          (apickett@princeton.edu) with any questions which you may have
                                                     Elizabeth Kuebler-Wolf, University of St. Francis,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      City: ____________________________________State: _____ Zip:
Peter Benes, Dublin Seminar for New England                                                               Kim Nusco, John Carter Brown Library, “Portrait
                                                        “The Early Development of Southern Chivalry
  Folklife, Boston University, “‘A Dutchman                                                                 of the Artist as a Young Girl: The Journals of
                                                        and the Visual History of Children in the
  skating on ice in the midst of summer’:                                                                   Sarah Gooll Putnam”
                                                        Slavery Debate”
  Magic Lantern Entertainments for Children                                                               Eric Johnson, Ohio State University, “Making

                                                                                                                                                                  Childhood Conference Registration Form
  before 1830”                                       3:30-3:45 break                                        Mary: Constructing Memory and the Creation
Brett Mizelle, California State University, Long     3:45 Session 4: Uncontrolled Youth                     of the Mary Chrystie Archive”
  Beach, “‘Never will I ill use a dumb animal,       Barbara Hochman, Ben Gurion University of the        3:00-3:15 Break
  or tamely see another do it’: Modeling               Negev, “Beyond Piety and Social Conscience:
  Proper Spectatorship and Feeling in Early                                                               3:30 Session 7: Closets, Doors, and Locks:
                                                       Uncle Tom's Cabin as an Antebellum                 Childhood Circumscribed
  Nineteenth-Century Children's Literature”            Children's Book”
Ellen Donovan, Middle Tennessee State                                                                     Courtney A. Weikle-Mills, University of
                                                     Elizabeth Barnes, College of William and Mary,
   University, “Circuses in Late Nineteenth-                                                                Pittsburgh, “‘How art thou affected, poor child,
                                                        “‘The Children of Boston’: Louisa May
   Century Children's Periodical Literature”                                                                in the reading of this book?’”: Cotton Mather's
                                                        Alcott's Little Men”
                                                                                                            Children's Books and the Making of Closet
Lunch 12:45-2:00 pm                                  Kristen Proehl, College of William and Mary,           Readers"
2:00 Session 3: Learning Race and Place                “Tomboys in Rag Alley: Poverty, Sympathy
                                                                                                          Marta Gutman, City College of New York,
                                                       and Girlhood in E. D. E. N. Southworth's The
Patricia Johnston, Salem State College, “‘I’ is                                                            “Condition and Consciousness: Childhood in a
                                                       Hidden Hand”
  for ‘Italian’ and ‘Images,’ and Other Ideas                                                              California Orphanage”
                                                       5:30-6:30 Reception in Cotsen Children’s

  about Catholics and Art in Children's Books                                                             Karen Sánchez-Eppler, Amherst College, “Doors

  during the Early Republic”                               Library gallery, Firestone Library               onto Childhood”

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