Children’s Literature Talks in April: Dublin, Alicante, Galway, & Cambridge


Alongside the Liffey

Dublin. Thursday 14 April 2016 (4-5 pm). “The Facebook Lectures: Children’s Literature & Literary Critics in the Era of Social Networks.” St. Patrick’s College (B139), Drumcondra 14. RSVP


Richard Thomas Moynan, ‘Military Manoeuvres’, 1891. National Gallery of Ireland

Dublin. Friday 15 April 2016: English Department, Centre for Children’s Literature, St. Patrick’s College: A Symposium “IRISH AND AMERICAN PERSPECTIVES ON POLITICS AND CHILDREN’S LITERATURE.”  2-3 pm PJ Lynch on his most recent book, The Boy Who Fell Off the Mayflower or John Howland’s Good Fortune (Walker Books, 2015). 3-4 pm Professor Jerry Griswold on ‘The War in Children’s Books: American Revolutionary Stories.” Reception follows. Room G114 (G Block/Cregan Library). Open to the public.


Picture by Nicoletta Ceccoli

Alicante. Monday 18 April. University of Alicante. “Goth Movies, Teen Dreams, and Fairy Tales.” Este discurso será presentado en inglés. Contact Lourdes Lopez:


National University of Ireland, Galway

Galway. 21 April 2016. (5:00 p.m.) The Ó Briain Memorial Lecture: “History Wars: Politics in American Children’s Books.” G011, James Hardiman Library, NUIG. Open to the public. Contact: Lindsay Myers:


Emanuel Leutze, “Washington Crossing the Delaware”

Cambridge. Tuesday 26 April 2016, 09:0017:00. “American Children’s Literature mini-symposium.” MAB 106, Mary Allan Building, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PQ. Open to the public. Contact Maria Nikolajeva: