About The National Center for the Study
of Children's Literature
- Nearly 40 years old, SDSU's Children's
Literature Program is one of the oldest programs of its kind in the
- With as many as 1200 enrollments annually in
its undergraduate and graduate (M.A.) classes, SDSU has one of the largest
programs in Children's Literature in North America.
- Children's Literature has been identified as
a special area of disciplinary strength at SDSU and employs many
experts in that field. Among its faculty
are: five full-time specialists, several adjunct
faculty who teach in this discipline, and four emeriti who remain active in the program.
- Among its faculty are leading scholars in Children's
literature, authors of numerous and distinguished books and essays
in the field, and prize-winning researchers with national and international
- SDSU has come to be known as one of the leading places
in the U.S. to do study in Children's Literature. Home to the National
Center for the Study of Children's Literature, SDSU annually attracts
visiting foreign researchers and has hosted numerous conferences and
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