Yoo Kyung Sung teaches a range of courses on children's literature at the University of New Mexico. Children’s literature is the center of her local and global work collaborating with teachers in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Seoul, Korea.
The Danger of Dragons: False Images in Asian Books
Dragons are often portrayed in children's books as a common symbol across many Asian cultures.This portrayal is a misunderstanding with some Asian cultures have strong connections to dragons, but others having different types of relationships. Comparisons of Chinese, Japanese and Korean cultures will be made through children's books and cultural information.
Education Room 310 (Seats 49, Wheelchair accessible)
Sat, Mar 11, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Children / Teens Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)