Representation and Young Adult literature

A session at FtBConscience

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.

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Ashley F. Miller

Atheism, feminism, gay rights, minority rights, young adult literature, mass media, culture, the oxford comma, the ukulele, and surviving getting a doctorate.

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Kelley Freeman

Liber et Audax | Communications Associate for @SecularStudents, cat-lover, yarn mage, cheerful baker, southern transplant, #ΩΦΑ, and alumna of the real #UofSC.

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Time 8:00pm9:00pm CST

Date Sat 20th July 2013

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