Thursday, November 17 / 12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Session 22
Has Childhood Disappeared? A Critical Re-Examination of Postman's Work, on the Occasion of the 40th Anniversary of "The Disappearance of Childhood"

Chair: Catherine Ellis, Department of History, Toronto Metropolitan University
Discussant: Hugh Cunningham, University of Kent
Discussant: Efrat Davidov, Bar-Ilan University
Discussant: Elaysel German, Rutgers University-Camden
Discussant: Zohar Shavit, Tel-Aviv University

1. Does Postman's Claim That Childhood Was Disappearing Stand the Test of Time?Hugh Cunningham, University of Kent.

2. Some Thoughts concerning Postman's Work, Four Decades after "the Disappearance of Childhood" PublicationEfrat Davidov, Bar-Ilan University.

3. Constructing Childhood and Slavery through LiteracyElaysel German, Rutgers University-Camden.

4. The Omnipresence of ChildhoodZohar Shavit, Tel-Aviv University.

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