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Kirsty Mitchell’s Fairy Tale “Wonderland” London Exhibition Begins
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Kirsty Mitchell’s Fairy Tale “Wonderland” London Exhibition Begins

Kirsty Mitchell ‘WONDERLAND’ 7th – 23rd May 2015 Mead Carney Fine Art, 45 Dover Street, W1S 4FF The show is kindly sponsored by Nikon UK. Mead Carney is pleased to present ‘Wonderland’, a new selling exhibition by award winning fine art photographer Kirsty Mitchell. ‘Wonderland’ is a project created over the course of five years … Continue reading

Suzi Wackerbarth’s “In a Nutshell: Bechtel Scholar Studies Chapbooks, Sendak”
Books / Scholarship

Suzi Wackerbarth’s “In a Nutshell: Bechtel Scholar Studies Chapbooks, Sendak”

Suzi Wackerbarth is a children’s librarian at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Downtown and Business. She was formerly a children’s librarian and cataloger at Northland Public Library in the North Hills of Pittsburgh. She participated in the Bechtel Fellowship in May 2013. The following is an excerpt from her essay,  “In a Nutshell: Bechtel Scholar Studies Chapbooks, Sendak”: “And they lived … Continue reading

Constructing the Island of the Blue Dolphins’ Archive: A talk by Dr. Sara Schwebel
Books / Scholarship

Constructing the Island of the Blue Dolphins’ Archive: A talk by Dr. Sara Schwebel

Schwebel will discuss her most current project, a digital archive of materials related to Scott O’Dell’s Newbery award-winning children’s book Island of the Blue Dolphins, and how it relates to nature, historical narratives, and colonialism. The archive will be released in 2016 alongside the first-ever critical edition ofIsland of the Blue Dolphins. This event is … Continue reading

Little Weirdos 2.0
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Little Weirdos 2.0

Designed by Tianrui Greg, Little Weirdos 2.0 is a digital game about the water problems occurring in Florida and around the world right now. The game teaches children how human behaviors affect water as well as aquatic animals in order to promote healthy water/animal conservation practices. More information about the game can be found here. Continue reading

Harn Paper Play
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Harn Paper Play

From March 23-27, sixteen spring break art campers joined artist Patrick Grigsby at the Harn Museum Spring Break Camp for a five day whirlwind production. Grigsby, interested in exploring how to offer a large art making / installation opportunity to artists aged 8 – 14, found a location at the Harn Museum in Gainesville for collaborative efforts with young students. The … Continue reading

CCSG’s Young Adult Reading Group (YARG) Spring 2015 Schedule
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CCSG’s Young Adult Reading Group (YARG) Spring 2015 Schedule

The Children’s Culture Study Group (CCSG) is a graduate student-run organization at the University of Florida dedicated to the study of children’s literature and culture. Consisting of both faculty and students, the CCSG provides the unique opportunity to examine the children’s literature collection located in the Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature in the Department … Continue reading