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"English" Special Issue: The Classroom of Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:29am
English: The Journal of the English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

English: The Journal of the English Association invites contributions to a special issue on The Classroom of Literature

 

. . . . we moved together out of the clutch of the Fates, inhabitors of a world without doom; with a scratching, licking and chewing of pens, a whisper and passing of jokes, a titter of tickling, a grumble of labour, a vague stare at the wall in a dream. . . . (Laurie Lee, Cider with Rosie)

The Rise of Latinx Literature for Youth

updated: 
Friday, November 25, 2016 - 10:26am
Marilisa Jimenez Garcia/ Lehigh University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

CFP is for MLA 2018 in New York City. This panel on Latinx Literature for Youth will be a Children´s Literature Association (ChLA) sponsored, guaranteed panel.

Literature for youth is an established tradition in Latinx culture, from Jose Martí’s La Edad de Oro (1889) to Pura Belpré’s folklore and Ernesto Galarza’s “mini-libros” to Matt de la Peña’s 2016 Newbery Medal win. This panel seeks to examine the current and historical role of literature for youth in the Latin/a literary world and how Latino/a writers portray youth cultures and subcultures for U.S. audiences. Papers responding critically to the following themes (though not limited to those presented here) are solicited:

Tolkien Conference at University of Vermont

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:16am
14th Annual Tolkien at UVM Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

14th Annual Tolkien at UVM Conference

Saturday April 8th, 8;30am-5:30pm, Campus

Theme: Romances in Middle-earth

 

Organizers of the Tolkien at UVM Conference are now accepting abstracts for the 2017 conference until the February 1st deadline. 

Harry Potter Festival and Conference

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:17am
California University of Pennsylvania
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Harry Potter Festival and Conference 2017

Have you been with Harry from the beginning? Do you want to show off your Wizarding World knowledge? California University of Pennsylvania is hosting its first-ever Harry Potter Festival, and we want to hear from you!

Take your Potter passion to the next level and submit your best Harry Potter-related work—critical essays, poster presentations, fan fiction, and more. Be creative! We want any and all topics about the books, movies, or fan culture. You should prepare a 15-minute presentation of your work. The main audience for the conference includes high school and college students and academic scholars.

Drama, Theatre and Young People

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:20am
University of Lille
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 10, 2016

Drama, Theatre and Young People

 

A two-day symposium organised by CECILLE and CEAC

with the participation of Compagnie Théâtre du Prisme, Action Culture and RADAC

Lille University (Villeneuve d’Ascq), 2-3 February 2017

 

Scientific Committee: Constantin Bobas (CECILLE – Université de Lille), Claire Hélie (CECILLE – Université de Lille), Véronique Perruchon (CEAC – Université de Lille)

 

Thursday 2 February 2017: Symposium

 

Call for papers

 

Social Issues in Children's and YA Literature

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:20am
Children's Literature Graduate Organization, UNC Charlotte
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 16, 2016

The CLGO of UNC Charlotte is hosting a colloquium on February 4th, 2017, exploring public and professional dialogues regarding social issues in the field of Children’s and Young Adult Literature. We welcome scholarly and creative original papers, readings, and presentations that examine the ways in which social issues operate within texts as well as how these topics are taught, interpreted, and adapted. As an interdisciplinary organization, we hope to include multiple approaches to these topics, from a wide variety of disciplines.

These topics might include, but are not limited to:

Call for Papers-[October-December, 2016 Issue]

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 9:59am
International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies is an indexed, peer-reviewed, open-access, research quarterly which aims to generate and disseminate new, high quality knowledge about English language teaching, literature, linguistics and translation studies as well as to promote advanced researches and best practices in these fields. We are currently soliciting unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of ELT, Linguistics, Literature, Discourse and Translation Studies for October-December, 2016 Issue of IJ-ELTS.  

Deeper than Swords: Fear and Loathing in Fantasy and Folklore

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 3:48pm
University of Edinburgh
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 25, 2016

19th-20th January 2017

School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures

University of Edinburgh

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

“Fear cuts deeper than swords.” A Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin

Confirmed speakers:

Professor Diane Purkiss (University of Oxford)

Dr Robert Maslen (University of Glasgow)

 

 **Deadline extended**

Extended Deadline 1/24 Rebecca Harding Davis and Louisa May Alcott at ALA 2017

updated: 
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 3:00pm
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2017

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World welcomes proposals for two sessions at the next meeting of the American Literature Association. The conference will be held May 25-28, 2017 in Boston, MA.  For further information about the conference, please consult the ALA website at www.americanliterature.org

Last pages, last shots

updated: 
Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 7:58pm
ERIBIA, Université de Caen Normandie, France
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 27, 2017

Call for papers: Last pages, last shots

13-14 October 2017, Université de Caen Normandie, France

 

This conference continues a sequence of international events exploring the question of closure  as well as the question of adaptation.[1] We would like to turn now to the adaptation of the last pages of a novel to the screen.

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