Cost: Free Event
Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Taylor Family Digital Library
University of Calgary Calgary

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Digital virtual space is often a site for contemporary iterations of longstanding anxieties and desires surrounding the child’s own virtual qualities. Derritt Mason will explore pre-digital virtualities in key works of children’s and young adult literature, including J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan, which depicts a relationship between childhood and the virtual that enables us to better theorize how digital texts for young people endeavour to construct and secure their audiences.

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