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Mildred Taylor Symposium (University of Cambridge)

September 23, 2016 - September 24, 2016

Please join us for a special two-day event celebrating the 40th anniversary of Mildred Taylor’s classic children’s novel, Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.

Telling the story of an African American family living in Depression-era Mississippi, this award-winning text has inspired readers, teachers and researchers alike since its first publication.

Confirmed keynote speakers:

Professor Michelle Martin, University of South Caroline
Dr Gabrielle Cliff-Hodges, University of Cambridge

Talks cover a range of disciplines, including literary criticism, teacher training and translation studies.

See http://www.educ.cam.ac.uk/events/conferences/rollofthunder40/ or contact Sarah Hardstaff at sflh2@cam.ac.uk to find out more.

Supported by BAAS and the Cambridge-Homerton Research and Teaching Centre for Children’s Literature.


September 23, 2016
September 24, 2016
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University of Cambridge
Mary Allan Building, Homerton College
Cambridge, CB2 8QP United Kingdom
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