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Rachel Conrad

Professor of Childhood Studies

Rachel Conrad, professor of childhood studies, has an A.B. in English and American Literature and Language from Harvard University, and a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of California at Berkeley. She is interested in exploring ideas about childhood and youth through the convergence of psychological, social, and literary analysis. Her current work explores adults’ conceptions of children’s subjectivity in twentieth century American poetry, both poetry about childhood and poetry for children. She is on the steering committee of the Critical Studies of Childhood, Youth, and Learning program.


Affiliations
Critical Studies of Childhood, Youth, and Learning Program (CYL)
School of Critical Social Inquiry

Recent and Upcoming Courses
CSI-0289: Poetry and Childhood (Spring 2014)
CSI-0235: Childhood and Time (Spring 2014)
CSI-0356: Childhood, Youth, and Learning Division III Seminar (Fall 2013)
CSI-123T: Rethinking Childhood (Fall 2013)

 

Contact Us

Rachel Conrad
Professor of Childhood Studies
Franklin Patterson Hall 205
Mail Code SS
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
413.559.5394
rconrad@hampshire.edu
 

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