Saturday 20th July, 2013
8:00pm to 9:00pm
Although much of the bestselling YA literature in the last few years has featured female main characters, ofttimes the portrayal of these characters is problematic in terms of gender stereotypes and lack of minority characters. This is a discussion of the ways YA literature succeeds and fails and why it needs to change.
Atheism, feminism, gay rights, minority rights, young adult literature, mass media, culture, the oxford comma, the ukulele, and surviving getting a doctorate.
Having just graduated, my impressive biography now just lists me as a bunch of 'formers'. Current blogger for @hemantsblog, charming and profane ailurophile.
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