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Construction of the obese child in literature and media

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Childhood obesity is a growing concern world-wide. This seminar will outline the ongoing inter-disciplinary work on childhood and obesity being carried out by the International Centre for Research in Children’s Literature, Literacy and Creativity at the University of Worcester. Consideration will also be given to differing cultural attitudes towards obesity and the construction of the overweight child in literature and the media since the nineteenth century.

Speaker: Prof. Jean Webb, University of Worcester Jean Webb is Professor of International Children’s Literature at the University of Worcester. She is Director of the International Centre for Research in Children’s Literature, Literacy and Creativity.

This talk is part of the Centre for Research in Children's Literature at Cambridge series.

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