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CFP: American Poets Writing about / Writing for Children (3/15/07; PAMLA, 11/2/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
svonkco_at_netzero.net

"American Poets Writing for / Writing about Children"

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference, November
2007, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA (one hour north of
Seattle)

Paper proposals are sought for an approved special session at PAMLA's
2007 annual conference.

CFP: The Cat in the Hat at 50 (3/1/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
Philip Nel

THE CAT IN THE HAT AT 50: BEGINNER BOOKS COME OF AGE
Session at the Modern Language Association's annual meeting in
Chicago, December 27-30, 2007.
Sponsored by the MLA's Children's Literature Division.

CFP: Japanese 'Cute' Children's Culture 1995-Now (3/1/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:18pm
jaimy mann

Modern Language Association (MLA) 2007

Chicago -- December 27-30

Children=92s Literature Division

Japanese =91Kawaii=92/=91Cute=92 Children=92s Culture 1995-Now

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the U.S. in the late 19th century. Japanese =93kawaii=94 is a quite =20
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Contemporary Japanese artists creating animated feature length films, =20=

CFP: Current Approaches to Children's Literature (3/16/07; SCMLA, 11/1/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Saturday, January 6, 2007 - 10:59pm
Susan Stewart

Call for papers for SCMLA, November 1-3, 2007, Memphis, Tennessee

Session Theme: Current Approaches to Children's Literature

Description: The Children's Literature Session of South Central MLA (SCMLA),
welcomes proposals for papers examining contemporary or "current" and
innovative approaches to children's and adolescent literature. Methods
might include concepts such as abjection, postcolonialism, multiculturalism,
feminisms or other applicable treatments.
 
Deadline: March 16, 2007

Please submit your abstracts to Session Chair:
         Susan Louise Stewart
         Department of Literature and Languages
         Texas A&M University-Commerce
         Commerce, TX 75429

CFP: Children's Literature & Modernism (4/1/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, January 6, 2007 - 10:59pm
Karin Westman

CHILDREN'S LITERATURE & MODERNISM

Special Issue, CHILDREN'S LITERATURE ASSOCIATION QUARTERLY

Stream of consciousness, fragmentation, multi-media experimentation,
multiple perspectives, cityscapes, shifting boundaries of time and
space, making it new, recycling the old. Modernism pursues new ways of
seeing -- and often through the pages of children's literature.

This special issue of _Children's Literature Association Quarterly_
invites submissions on any aspect of children's literature during the
modernist period, 1890-1945. Topics may include:

CFP: Enfance - Childhood (2/16/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, December 11, 2006 - 11:27pm
revfront_at_post.queensu.ca

REVUE FRONTENAC REVIEW

Appel (renouvellement)
Eté 2007 : numéro 20 : « Enfance »

Suite à notre appel de l'année dernière pour ce même numéro 20, nous
renouvelons notre demande afin de recevoir davantage d'articles. Nous
invitons les étudiant-e-s gradué-e-s à soumettre un article écrit en
français ou en anglais pour ce numéro intitulé « Enfance » - terme que
nous définissons comme la période s'achevant aux alentours de l'âge de
treize ans.

Les travaux soumis pourront adopter toutes sortes d'approches critiques et
théoriques. Ils ne devront pas dépasser 20 pages et le format devra
impérativement suivre la norme MLA.

UPDATE: Children's Literature Association International Conference (India) (1/15/07; 3/26/07-3/28/07)

updated: 
Saturday, December 9, 2006 - 11:58pm
Anto Thomas

FIRST INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S LITERATURE CONFERENCE IN INDIA:
  "The Child and the Fantastic: Readings in children's fantasy literature",
  Children's Literature Association India (CLAI) International Conference
  Hotel Trichur Towers, Thrissur, Kerala, Southern India
  March 26, 2007 to March 28, 2007
  Conference Organizer, Anto Thomas, St. Thomas College, Calicut University, Kerala, India
   

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