We are seeking panelist proposals for the accepted Children’s Literature Association (ChLA 2020) conference panel “Sustaining Black Lives: Ecological Imaginaries in African American Books for Young Readers.” The ChLA 2020 theme “Sustainability Through Story: Eco-Justice, Children's Literature, and Childhood” invites “an expansive array of interdisciplinary topics on the cultural, political, historical, and contemporary impact of children’s literature in relationship to the environment.” This panel seeks papers that correlates race and gender with Black sustainability issues like environmental inequity and global migration.
The Rebecca Harding Davis Society welcomes proposals for two sessions at the next meeting of the American Literature Association. The conference will be held May 21-24, 2020 in San Diego, CA.
New Directions in Davis Scholarship (2 panels)
We are interested in proposals that engage in any aspect of Davis’s work. We particularly encourage proposals that address some of Davis’s lesser known works, and we also welcome new readings of the canonical “Life in the Iron-Mills.”
Please send a 200-250 word abstract to Aaron Rovan (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Sunday, January 26, 2020.
MLA 2021, Toronto
Children’s Literature Association Sponsored Session (Guaranteed Session)
Questioning the Canon: Rethinking the Golden Age of Children’s Literature
The Comics Arts Conference is now accepting 100 to 200 word abstracts for papers, presentations, panels, and poster sessions taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in sequence) for a meeting of scholars and professionals at Comic-Con International in San Diego, July 23-26, 2020. We seek proposals from a broad range of disciplinary and theoretical perspectives and welcome the participation of academic and indepenent scholars. We also encourage the involvement of professionals from all areas of the comics industry, including creators, editors, publishers, retailers, distributors, and journalists.
Call for Papers
What’s in a Word?: Literature in Language Learning
Editors: Rogério Miguel Puga (NOVA FCSH), Ana Gonçalves Matos (NOVA FCSH) and Ana Bela Almeida (University of Liverpool).
Publishers: CTELL (University of Liverpool, United Kingdom) and CETAPS (NOVA FCSH, Portugal).
Literary Association of Nepal (LAN)
39th International Conference
Lumbini 1-2 March 2020
In collaboration with
Lumbini Buddhist University
Conference Theme: The Spiritual in Literature
Presentations will also include a broad range of literary and linguistic topics such as Buddhist literature, literature in English, literature in other languages, literary theories, regional literature, translation literature, Nepali literature, comparative literature, creative writing, performance studies -- among others.
Guest Edited by Nancy D. Tolson, University of South Carolina This special issue of Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora is dedicated to creative artistry for children of the African Diaspora. We invite original textual and multimedia submissions devoted to interdisciplinary and creative approaches in African Diaspora Children’s and YA Literature. Submissions must focus upon literature, visual, and audio artistry created by people of the African Diaspora.
MIGC 2020: Rendition
The 15th Annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Keynote: Dr. Ingrid E. Castro, Massachusetts Liberal Arts College
February 21-22, 2020
Call for Submissions
DEADLINE: December 1st, 2019