Just How Children’s Literature Contours Attitudes To Asia

 January 19, 2021      
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Australia’s relationship with Asia has always been a focal point for heated discussion and, frequently, misunderstanding. A research project underway in the Queensland University of Technology attempts to answer that question by exploring the function of children’s literature in forming young readers’ attitudes to Australia’s past, present and future connections with Asia. The Asian-Australian Children’s

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After The War Is Finished, Literature Will Help Us Make Sense Of This All

 January 19, 2021      
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But contemporary battles differ from this sui generis killing-fest of this first 20th century. Wars are more frequently intra-state affairs where rival religious and ethnic groups attack one another, or oppressed classes and authoritarian governments perform. We want only to visit Syria to get a modern example, also to remember comparatively recent strife in Bosnia,

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