The presentation of the 2016 Raab Associates Prize and a discussion of Human Rights, Children’s Literature, and the Art of Youth Activism will take place on Thursday, Nov. 10 from 4:00-6:00pm in Konover Auditorium in the Dodd Center. Featured speakers will be Jonathan Todres, Pegi Deitz Shea, and Reven Smith.
Professor Jonathan Todres is the author of Children’s Literature and Human Rights: Imagination and the Narrative of Law.
Pegi Deitz Shea is the author of Abe in Arms and The Whispering Cloth: A Refugee’s Story.
Reven Smith is a spoken word poet, musician, writer, social activist, and UConn student.