Saturday, March 6, 2010

SDSU Grad Students Off to Oz Conference

from Alida Allison....

"OZ: THE BOOKS" is conference co-sponsored by The Arne Nixon Center for the Study of Children’s Literature (California State University, Fresno) and The International Wizard of Oz Club. It will take place May 14-16, 2010 at The Arne Nixon Center. Five SDSU graduate students have been invited to present papers at the conference:

Diana Ferrell: "The Bremen Musicians and Others in Oz"

Desi Sullivan: "L. Frank Baum and Harriet Beecher Stowe: Using Sentimentalism to Inspire a Female Audience"

Sean Printz: "Reconciling Lack: Masculinity in Oz"

NaToya L. Faughnder: “Bow to Her Gracious Presence: Utopia, Dystopia, and Oz"

Rebecca Hershberger-Howat: "Inside or Outside of Oz: Placing Baum’s The Woggle Bug Book Within the Oz Series"

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