Place and Space in Childrenâ€™s Literature
27-28 March 2009, University of Oxford
Keble College, Oxford
Keynote speech by Philip Pullman
The University of Oxford Childrenâ€™s Literature and Youth Culture Colloquium invites papers on
the themes of place and space in childrenâ€™s literature for its conference to be held at Keble
College, Oxford. The keynote speech, opening reception, and delegatesâ€™ dinner on the evening of
Friday 27 March will be followed by a day of panels and discussions on Saturday 28 March, 2009.
Confirmed speakers include Peter Hunt, Farah Mendlesohn, Margaret Kean, and Diane Purkiss.
Space is fundamental in any exercise of power