Sunday, 27 December
51. Romance and Young-Adult Literature
5:15–6:30 p.m., Commonwealth Hall A1, Loews
Program arranged by the Division on Children’s Literature
Presiding: Catherine Tosenberger, Univ. of Winnipeg
1. “Romancing the Dane: Reviving (and Revising) Ophelia in Contemporary Young-Adult Fiction,” Erica Hateley, Queensland Univ. of Tech.
2. “Old-Fashioned Girls: Libba Bray, Clare Dunkle, and Neo-Victorian Young-Adult Romance,” Sonya Fritz, Texas A&M Univ., College Station
3. “The Heteronormativity of Gay Adolescent Romance Fiction,” Thomas Crisp, Univ. of South Florida, Sarasota-Manatee