The Young Adult Services Symposium is open to everyone, not just YALSA members. Programs will cover the entire spectrum of topics related to providing services for and with young adults. Session content is focused around key issues in YALSA's recent report. Connect with other attendees on the Symposium event page on Facebook.
Nov 05, 2018 · When the Young Adult Library Services Association’s (YALSA) 2018 Young Adult Services Symposium opened November 2 in Salt Lake City, all eyes were on five fantasy and sci-fi authors who shared personal stories of reading, writing, interacting with fans, and responding to criticism.
Home > Humanities > English > English Symposium > English Symposium 2016 > YOUNGADULTLITERATURE. Young Adult Literature. Schedule Subscribe to RSS Feed YA Cover Art: Changes and Social Impact in the Last Twenty-Five Years. Jodie Bender, Brigham Young University - Provo. B103 JFSB. 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM. Search. Enter search terms: Select.
This paper discusses changes to the cover art of young adult literature in the last twenty-five years, and how those changes have affected the success of YA novels and society’s perceptions of YA literature. These changes lead to the genderization of novels as well as misrepresentation of a novel’s content. This is particularly a problem among books by female authors.Author: Jodie Bender.
Real World Issues in Young Adult Fiction. Scott Mendelson, in a review for the movie The Hate U Give titled “Review: ‘The Hate U Give’ Is An Oscar–Worthy Masterpiece,” spends the bulk of his essay attacking the young adult fantasy genre for not facing politics through anything except “behind metaphor or comforting illusion.”Author: Randi Smith.