CRYTC is pleased to present a lecture by Dr. Naomi Hamer, who teaches in the Department of English at the University of Winnipeg. Dr. Hamer will be delivering a lecture entitled, “The New Tween Heroine in The Chronicles of Narnia and Coraline: Rewriting Discourses of Identity through Cross-media Narratives,” on March 9, 2011. This event will take place at 12:30PM in 1L04.
Dr. Hamer recently completed her doctorate in cross-media texts and the literacies of tween girls, at the Centre for Research on Children, Youth and Media at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK. Her research focuses on cross-media adaptation, franchising and audience cultures, and questions relating to gender and sexuality in texts for children and young people.