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Coming of Age in Dystopia: The Darkness of Young Adult Fiction

Thursday, March 19, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT

Kristin Cashore

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Why are brutal dystopias, devastating apocalyptic visions, and tales of personal trauma such a staple of young adult literature? Kristin Cashore, author of the award-winning Graceling Realm trilogy, and the University of Florida’s Kenneth Kidd will explore the history and current preoccupations of one of the most popular forms of fiction today. Marah Gubar, an associate professor in MIT’s Literature department, will moderate.


Thursday, March 19, 2015
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
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MIT Building 66, Room 110
25 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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