Friday, 28 December
389. Beyond Harry Potter: Theorizing Fantasy for Children
7:15–8:30 p.m., Columbus Hall H, Hyatt Regency
Program arranged by the Children’s Literature Association
Presiding: Jacqueline Horne, Simmons Coll.
1. “From Stone Tablet to Pensieve: Media and History in Children’s Fantasy,” Natalia Cecire, Univ. of California, Berkeley
2. “‘Don’t Mind Me, I’m Fantasizing’: The Importance of Fantasy in Human Development,” Alida Allison, San Diego State Univ.
3. “‘Now Let Us Put Away Childish Things’: Elided Fantasies for Children,” Farah Mendlesohn, Middlesex Univ.