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Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Mildred Taylor's Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

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Since the publication of Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry in 1976, Mildred Taylor’s work has continued to inspire readers, teachers and researchers alike.

Join us for a two-day symposium exploring the literary and educational significance of this landmark text, along with related issues in children’s literature, teaching English Literature, and representation and diversity. You can book for either or both days.

The event will conclude with workshops on classroom issues including using cover art in the classroom and preparing for UK Black History Month in October.

Keynote speakers
  • Michelle Martin, Beverly Cleary Endowed Professor of Children and Youth Services, iSchool, University of Washington
  • Gabrielle Cliff-Hodges, Senior Lecturer in Education, University of Cambridge

See the programme here: https://www.educ.cam.ac.uk/events/conferences/rollofthunder40/

For more information, please contact Sarah Hardstaff (sflh2@cam.ac.uk) or Dawn Sardella-Ayres (ds632@cam.ac.uk).

This talk is part of the Pedagogy, Language, Arts & Culture in Education (PLACE) Group Seminars series.

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