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 email@example.com to find out more.
Supported by BAAS and the Cambridge-Homerton Research and Teaching Centre for Children’s Literature.