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Research projects

Centre research projects and engagements include, for example:

  • Obesity, Food and Childhood
  • Health and Children's Literature, including Disability (collaborative interdisciplinary project with Dr Alysa Levene, Reader in History, Oxford Brooks University)
  • Childrenís Literature in India (linked with the Childrenís Literature Association India)
  • Eco-criticism and Children's Literature
  • Reading Fictions (British Academy-funded international research network, led by Dr Evelyn Arizpe and Dr Vivienne Smith)

Supervision of doctoral research includes, for example:†

  • The work of G.A. Henty and the Writing of Historical Fiction
  • British Muslim Childrenís Literature
  • Practice as Research in Creativity and Drama