“What Children Shouldn’t Read: A Global Controversy”
Authors Susie Bright, Suchen Christine Lim, Jean Davies Okimoto and Mark West will participate in a panel discussion titled “What Children Shouldn’t Read: A Global Controversy”. Moderated by Alvin Pang, a Singaporean writer and winner of the Singapore Youth Award for Arts and Culture in 2007 & Yale-NUS student Abdul Hamid, the public talk aims to facilitate an open discussion on the contemporary issues and challenges facing young adult literature internationally. These include issues of censorship, the idealisation of childhood and the examination of sexuality within children’s literature.
- The event description was updated. Diff 2015-02-12 08:41:24