News and Announcements

Pitt student wins national award from Children's Literature Association

The Children's Literature Association awarded Pitt graduate Alexandra Cathcart the 2015 Carol Gay Award for her paper, "A Racialized Menagerie: Unpacking Race in Marc Brown’s Arthur... View »

Oct
15
Anthropologist Mizuko Ito to speak on “Connected Learning” at Pitt

This fall Pitt's Childhood Studies Speaker Series will host a lecture by anthropologist Mizuko Ito. The event will take place in William Pitt Union Assembly Room at 10:30 a.m. on October 15.

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Faculty collaborate on history of children's literature studies at Pitt

Pitt faculty Anna Redcay and Marah Gubar have been researching the history of children's literature studies at Pitt. They recently published a historical essay about our program's history (... View »

Apr
02
Sociologist Dr. Allison Pugh to Speak at Pitt

Pitt’s Childhood Studies Speaker Series continues with Dr. Allison Pugh, who will... View »

Apr
14
YA Novelist E. Lockhart to Speak at Pitt

UPDATE: THIS EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE AT 9 PM TONIGHT IN THE WILLIAM PITT UNION BALLROOM.

Critically acclaimed Young Adult novelist E. Lockhart will visit Pitt and speak about her career as... View »

Winners of Children’s Literature Program Paper Prize Announced

The Children’s Literature Program sponsors an annual internal competition to reward the best undergraduate essay written for a Pitt children’s literature class. This year:

First Prize went... View »

“Writing Youth Literature” Instructor’s Book Optioned by MTV!
Pitt Students and Faculty Win Awards from Childrens Literature Association

Over the past few years, the Pitt Children’s Literature Program has been gaining a national reputation as one of the top places in the country to study this subject. A remarkable sign of our... View »

New Theatre & Film Courses

The Children’s Literature Certificate Program is delighted to announce the creation of several new Theatre and Film courses that will serve as approved “Category 1” elective for the Certificate.... View »