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Going Global: Transnational Networks and the Spread of Early Modern Children’s Books

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
The Center for Children's Books
Location
Zoom
Virtual
wifi event
Date
Apr 15, 2021   12:00 pm  
Speaker
Matthew Grenby
Cost
Free
Registration
Registration
Contact
Alexandra Byerly
E-Mail
ccb-asst@illinois.edu
Originating Calendar
College of Education Events

Please join the Center for Children’s Books for our 2021 Gryphon Lecture. Professor Matthew Grenby will give a lecture titled, Going Global: Transnational Networks and the Spread of Early Modern Children’s Books on Thursday, April 15, at 12 noon CDT, via Zoom. Please see the attached flier for the full abstract.

Dr. Grenby is a Professor of Eighteenth-Century Studies at Newcastle University, UK. His wide-ranging scholarship explores, among other topics, the birth and early development of children’s literature and book history, particularly popular print. He is the author of The Child Reader, 1700 –1840. Learn more about Professor Grenby and his work here.

The Gryphon Lecture is an endowed lecture given annually at the Center for Children’s Books. It features a leading scholar in the fields of youth literature, media, and culture.

Register for Going Global here. We hope to see you there!

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