Conference Panels and Papers | Critical Childhood Studies at C19 2020

[To be updated when virtual conference program is available.]
8:30 AM Panel: Abolition Feminism Reconsidered

A Slave Girl is a Girl: Feminist Abolitionist Representations of Slavery’s Sexual Violence and the Sexual Plight of Free Girls
» Lucia Hodgson

10:15 AM Panel: On Innocence and Dissent: Some Troubles with Books for, by, and about Children

Chaired by: Robin Bernstein

Moving Beyond Innocence: Finding Pip’s Inner Life
» Micah-Jade Stanback

One Wrong Step: The Threat of the Dissenting Minor in Antebellum Children’s Literature
» Allison Curseen

Genocidal Innocence: Imperialism and Children’s Bookmaking
» Karen Sanchez-Eppler

Claiming Agency through Racial Innocence: Elaine Eastman’s Yellow Star as Pedagogical Counter-narrative
» Sarah Ruffing Robbins

3:45 PM Seminar: Archival Detours: Defying Dominant Versions of History

No Place for Slavery: History for Children in the New York Public Library
» Barbara Hochman

8:00 AM Seminar: Citizenship Beyond the State I

‘America’s Making’: Citizenship for Children in the New York Public Library
» Barbara Hochman

Sovereign Childhoods: Imagining Freedom outside the Lines
» Anna Mae Duane

Writing Social Contracts without Consent
» Laura Soderberg

10:15 AM Panel: Genealogies of Dissent

Filial Grief and Futurity in the African Colonization Debate
» Anna Mae Duane

Audubon’s Black Sisters
» Brigitte Fielder

Black Girls and their Nineteenth-Century Albums
» Nazera Sadiq Wright

10:15 AM Seminar: Presentism

Teen Vogue, 19th Century Mass Circulation Magazines, and the Intimacy of Dissent in the Self-Care Cultures of Women’s Progressivism
» Krystyna Michael

2:00 PM Panel: “Invisible” Labor and the Business of Print in C19

Children’s Labor in Antebellum Urban Publishing
» Blevin Shelnutt

3:45 PM Seminar: Literature after the New Print Culture Studies

Book History for Children: Comenius in New York
» Patricia Crain

10:15 AM Panel: Archival Antecedents Now

Chaired by: Stephanie Foote

Girls Behaving Badly: What DH Analytics Reveal about Sensational Dime Novels and Contemporary Chick Lit
» Monica Urban

3:45 PM Seminar: Racialized Genders

The Blurring of Girlhood and Motherhood in Harriet Jacobs’ Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
» LuElla D’Amico

9:00 AM Panel: Critical Childhood Studies and Disability Studies: Charting Confluences

Chaired by: Diane Price Herndl

“Chicago is a big, wicked city”: Disability and Childhood Trauma in Gene Stratton-Porter’s Freckles
» Elizabeth Donaldson

“One yeah older”: Narratives of Failed Development and the Figure of the Black Boy in Saint Nicholas Magazine
» Allison Giffen

Reading Interdependently: Disability and Literacy in Nineteenth- Century Children’s Fiction
» Amanda Stuckey