The Necessity of Young Adult Literature: A Conversation


WHEN September 26, 2023
4:30-6 PM EST WHERE 19 Washington Square North WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute in New York Open to the Public

What can young adult literature teach us about the problems confronting the world today? Can these books possibly help us find potential solutions to these problems, no matter how old we are? The panel explores these questions, discusses the importance of grownups reading YA, and offers suggestions about what to put on your YA reading list.

Panel Members
  • Nur'aishah Shafiq, NYUAD Alumnus 2022, NYU Liberal Studies
  • Zoe Patterson, NYUAD Alumnus 2020, NYU Liberal Studies
  • Deborah Williams, Author, "The Necessity of Young Adult Fiction" (Oxford University Press, 2023); Clinical Professor, NYU Liberal Studies

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