Monday, 28 December
349. Screening Childhood
7:15–8:30 p.m., 405, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Children’s Literature
Presiding: Erica Hateley, Queensland Univ. of Tech.
1. “Childish Machines: Adapting Ted Hughes’s The Iron Man,” Kevin L. Ferguson, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick
2. “From Playfulness to Apocalypse: Meaning in the Book and Film of Howl’s Moving Castle,” Deepthi Welaratna, New School
3. “Chairman Mao’s Child: Sparkling Red Star and the Imaginations of Children in Communist Revolutions,” Xu Xu, Penn State Univ., University Park