Storybook Slang in Children’s Literature?

Dr. Joseph Barbarese (associate professor, CFAS-English) discussed the hot issue of slang in children’s books during a live interview on “The Ten O’Clock News.” >>>   View the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwT_ATXTcuk.

New Book by Rutgers Researcher Aims to Amplify What Kids Have to Say

Want to capture the attention of a child? A Rutgers-Camden researcher says educators and parents could learn from the corporate world, which has long valued kids’ input. Cindy Dell Clark, a visiting associate professor of anthropology, thinks schools and clinics could learn a thing or two from McDonald’s and Disney. Imagine what a dentist’s office … Read more of New Book by Rutgers Researcher Aims to Amplify What Kids Have to Say

Dr. Myra Bluebond-Langner named Board of Governors Professor

Dr. Bluebond-Langner, founder of the Center for Children and Childhood Studies, was named Board of Governors Professor of Anthropology on October 7th. Chancellor Pritchett in his congratulatory note to Prof. Bluebond-Langner praises her many achievements: “Myra’s research into the worlds of children confronted with life-threatening illness has helped to define a field of study, rightly … Read more of Dr. Myra Bluebond-Langner named Board of Governors Professor

Patrick Cox and Anandini Dar Named Co-Recipients of the David K. Sengstack Endowed Graduate Fellowship

The Department of Childhood Studies at Rutgers University is delighted to announce that Patrick Cox and Anandini Dar have been named as the co-recipients of the David K. Sengstack Endowed Graduate Fellowship for AY 2010-2011. Patrick Cox is finishing up his second full year as a full-time doctoral student in the Department of Childhood Studies.  … Read more of Patrick Cox and Anandini Dar Named Co-Recipients of the David K. Sengstack Endowed Graduate Fellowship