What Should Children Read? What do Children Want to Read?
Panel Discussion as Part of Book Week "Multifaceted"
How is diversity in our society today reflected in current children’s and youth literature? How can it influence readers? What determines whether the representation of a social group succeeds in a book? How can and should diversity be reflected in children’s and youth books? Which problems may arise?
Maureen Maisha Eggers (Chair of Childhood and Difference, University of Magdeburg-Stendal)
Felix Giesa (Center for Child and Youth Media Research, University of Cologne)
Mirjam Pressler (children’s and youth literature author)
Nina Wilkens (Jewish Museum Berlin)
Chair: Diana Dressel (Jewish Museum Berlin)
In cooperation with kulturkind e.V.
The whole book week program with readings and illustration workshops can be found at: www.jmberlin.de/buchwoche
23 October 2013, 7:00 pm