Karen Wells

Position: Reader in International Development & Childhood Studies
Institution: Birkbeck, University of London
Geographical area: Transnational

Research areas: Visual cultures of childhood, impacts of global flows/structures/processes on practices of childhood

Relevant Publications

Wells, Karen, ‘Embodying Englishness: whiteness, gender and class in the children’s film “The Secret Garden”‘, in Adaptation in Contemporary Culture, ed. by Rachel Carroll (London: Continuum Press, 2009).

– ‘Mimesis and alterity: representations of race in children’s films’, in Contested Bodies of Childhood and Youth, ed. by Katherine Hörschelman and Rachel Colls (Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009), pp. 53-6.


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