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Slovene Literature in Picture Books
WhenFriday, Oct. 21, 2016, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Campus locationPadelford Hall (PDL)
Campus roomA216
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsDepartment of Slavic Languages and Literatures

UW-University of Ljubljana Scholars Exchange Committee

Electronic media and globalization notwithstanding, the picture book industry in independent Slovenia is flourishing, with motifs of this small nation’s cultural heritage continuing to play a significant role in promulgating a sense of national identity in books for children, while often playing with or subverting that identity in illustrated hybrid or crossover literature, graphic novels and comics.  This presentation will explore a number of traditional motifs and the specific forms they have taken in recent literature

Feel free to bring your lunch to this lunchtime talk.  Free and open to the public.…
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