The Picturebook: Exploring Race and Representation
Lifelong Learning

Through their simple words and engaging illustrations, Picturebooks can provide "mirrors and windows" that reflect readers' identities and open their eyes beyond their own experiences. Let's take a look at the diversity gap in children's books and how disparities in representation impact a child's sense of self. Together, we'll examine key criteria for selecting diverse picture books for your own children, grandchildren, or personal library. Finally, we'll explore recent titles to consider what kinds of stories make sense for engaging children in conversations about race.

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Class Sections For The Picturebook: Exploring Race and Representation (LLPOT 965)

Fall 2022 Section 1, Starting on: 11/02/2022

Taught by Julianne Harmon. This class takes place in person at the University Connected Learning and Continuing Education building (540 Arapeen Drive, SLC). Class is limited to 16. Please view the University of Utah's current Covid guidelines for attending classes on campus at https://coronavirus.utah.edu/

Date(s) Day Time Location
11/02/22 W 6:00 pm -8:00 pm UUCE 148
Tuition: $39.00      

Instructor: JULIANNE HARMON

Registration for this class will close on 11/01/2022 at midnight

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