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Panel discussion: "Rainbowing Children's Picture Books Through Textual and Visual Interactions"

Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Time: 02:00 PM
- 04:00 PM

Location: Room 121, J. Paul Leonard Library


Sponsor: College of Liberal and Creative Arts

Contact: SF State Box Office

Phone: (415) 338-2467

Susan Shimanoff, associate dean of the College of Liberal and Creative Arts, leads a panel discussion on LGBTQ references in children's books. This topical discussion will explore the illustration of the ever-changing face of the nuclear family within the context of recent legal decisions on marriage equality and human rights. This event is affiliated with two campus exhibitions: "BOOKsmART" in the J. Paul Leonard Library and "The Illuminated Library" in the Fine Arts Gallery. Panelists: Shimanoff; Marcus Ewert, author of "10,000 Dresses"; Mike Dutton, illustrator for "Donovan's Big Day"; Loreta Torres and Christina Velasco, coauthors of "Teacher's Guide for Antonio's Card"; and Amy Kilgard, associate professor of communication studies and director of "Dragons and Dresses and Ducklings, Oh My!" Sponsors: J. Paul Leonard Library, Fine Arts Gallery, Art Department, Creative Writing Department, Communication Studies Department, College of Liberal and Creative Arts


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