Editors: Penney Clark and Mona Gleason, The University of British Columbia
A Middle Class Farming Family Negotiates “the Rural School Problem” in Interwar Australia | Kay Whitehead
Bringing Education to the Wilderness: Teachers and Schools in the Rural Communities of British Columbia, 1936–45 | Helen Raptis
Editors Kristine Moruzi, Nell Musgrove and Carla Pascoe Leahy are pleased to announce the publication of the new edited collecton, Children's Voices from the Past: New Historical and Interdisciplinary Perspectives (https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030118952)
I'm doing some research on the history of chidren's toponyms and wonder if anyone has come across any interesting examples? I'm particularly interested in toponyms that inscribe a wider literary, historical or geographical consciousness e.g. Ida Gandy's memoirs refer to a small conifer plantation as 'Noah's Ark'. Quite a bit of work has been done on maps in children's literature, which often feature toponyms invented by fictional children (i.e.
The Youth Literature and Media area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association is seeking proposals for papers, panels, and presentations for the 2019 MPCA/ACA Conference. We’re interested in topics that explore the many tight intersections between, or loose boundaries around, childhood, youth, and popular culture.
The UK-based journal Oral History have just published a special issue on ‘parenting’, co-edited by Carla Pascoe Leahy (University of Melbourne, Australia) and Alistair Thomson (Monash University, Australia). The issue includes papers on parenting, mothering, fathering and grandparenting across Australia, Israel, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
Boyhood Studies – An Interdisciplinary Journal
EDITOR: Michael R.M. Ward, Swansea University