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CFP: Love Potions in Harry Potter (1/2/06; LUMOS, 7/27/06-7/30/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:21pm
Melissa D. Aaron

Panel or a roundtable on love potions in Harry Potter, especially on
their importance in *Half Blood Prince.* Short presentations sought
on different aspects of Love Potions. Examples might be Love Potion
Ethics, Love Potion Mechanics, how love potions in HP relate to
"real" historical/cultural love spells and potions, and Love Potions
and the fandom (aka "shipping.")

Email me by January 2nd if you are interested.

Some information from the Lumos website:

CFP: Enfance/Childhood (grad) (2/17/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
revfront_at_post.queensu.ca

Appel: Revue Frontenac Review
Eté 2006 : numéro 20 : « Enfance »

Nous invitons les étudiant-e-s gradué-e-s à soumettre un article écrit en
français ou en anglais pour notre prochain numéro intitulé « Enfance » -
terme que nous définissons comme la période s'achevant aux alentours de
l'age 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.

CFP: New Directions in Children's Literature (3/15/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Michelle A. Abate

 
Call for Papers: New Directions in Children's Literature

 

Children's Literature Discussion Circle

South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference

 November 10th - 12th, 2006

Charlotte, NC

 

Possible topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

CFP: Children's Literature at the Edge (3/31/06; 7/13/06-7/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 10:24pm
Clare Bradford

Call for Papers
Children's Literature at the Edge: New texts, new technologies, new
readings, new readers

7th International Conference of the Australasian Children's
Literature Association for Research (ACLAR) Melbourne, Australia
13-14 July 2006.

We welcome abstracts which address the theme. Papers can address, but
are not limited to, the following:

* Emerging genres of children's literature
* Changing styles of narrative
* New technologies and their effects on texts
* Traditional forms with a new twist
* New scholarly directions
* Cultural shifts and children's texts
* New versions of older texts
* Marketing newness

CFP: Potter as Bibliotherapy (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 11:22pm
A. Mary Murphy

<>The following call for papers is for a pre-approved special topic
session to be included as part of the RMMLA annual conference to be held
in Tucson, Arizona, October 12-14, 2006. Presenters must be current in
2006 RMMLA dues by April 1. Presenters also are required to pay the
applicable convention registration fee. Information may be found at
rmmla.wsu.edu.

UPDATE: Children's and Young Adult Literature and Culture (12/1/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:33pm
Diana Dominguez

 
New Abstract Deadline December 1, 2005
 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 27th Annual
Conference
Albuquerque, NM February 8-11, 2005
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710
 
For further details regarding the conference (listing of all areas, hotel,
registration, tours, etc.) please visit the developing website:
 
http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/
 
Any aspect of Children's or Young Adult Literature (traditional or
contemporary) and/or Children's/YA popular culture issues – television,

UPDATE: Medieval Children 1200-1500 (UK) (12/31/05; 6/17/06-6/18/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 2:18pm
Li Ju Tsai

(Please help circulate this email.)

Dear Colleagues,

The Canterbury Centre for Medieval and Tudor Studies, University of Kent =
at Canterbury, UK, is hosting an interdisciplinary conference: Medieval =
Children 1200-1500, on 17-18 June 2006. Keynote and featured speakers =
include Prof. Nicholas Orme (History, Exeter, UK), and Prof. Peter =
Beidler (English, Lehigh, US).

CFP: Regional Book Awards in Children's Literature (no deadline noted; ChLA, 6/7/06-6/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:12pm
Carol Vogt

    Prepare and plan to be a panel member at the ChLA (Children's Literature
Association) conference at California State University at Northridge on June
7 to 11, 2006. The topic is: Regional Book Awards such as the Golden Sower
Award from Nebraska. Compare and contrast books from your geographical area
that are nominees for the regional award or have won the award/honor medal.
Interested persons should contact Carol Vogt at carolvogt_at_earthlink.net.
Respond promptly.

Feel free to contact me for further information. Thank you for your
assistance in this matter. Carol Vogt

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