IS 590SJ Social Justice in Youth Literature

Examines books, media, and other resources for young people (ages 0-18) in a multicultural, globalized, and increasingly digital media-saturated world. Explores the history of multicultural writing for the young, and major issues and debates of youth literature concerning diversity, racism, power, ideology, etc. Guides students to better select, interpret, evaluate, and promote such literature, media, and resources according to young people's various needs (intellectual, emotional, social and physical).

Recent syllabus

Scheduled Offerings

  • Summer 2019

    • IS590SJO
      Wed, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
      MUST CHOOSE 2 or 4 credit hours.
      Karla Lucht
      8 weeks
      Credit hours
      1 - 4

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).