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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
   

CFP: Harry Potter and Family/Community Connections (1/31/07; 7/12/07-7/15/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 10:57pm
Victoria Breeden

CALL FOR PAPERS/PEOPLE: Enlightening 2007
Philadelphia, PA
July 12-15, 2007
A Harry Potter Camp for Families presented by Bonding over Books

Enlightening 2007 (E7) is the world's first Harry Potter Camp for Families. Sponsored by Bonding over Books, E7 will include a mix of serious academic exploration of J.K Rowling's text, interactive events and competitions for families to engage in together, and workshops in
which participants learn and practice how to contribute to the fandom.

CFP: Sectus 2007: An Unofficial Harry Potter Conference (1/31/07; 7/19-22/07)

updated: 
Sunday, November 26, 2006 - 3:25am
Ian Hunter

SECTUS 2007 - AN UNOFFICIAL HARRY POTTER CONFERENCE
Park Crescent Conference Centre, London, UK.
Thursday 19th July - Sunday 22nd July 2007=20

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CALL FOR PAPERS

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Sectus 2007 offers attendees the opportunity to celebrate the tenth
anniversary of J.K. Rowling's series at a major fandom conference to be
held in the heart of London

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The main focus of the conference will be on the Harry Potter series, the
fandom and its many areas of interest. Suggested topics for
presentations include, but are by no means restricted to:

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UPDATE: Special Panel on Children's and Young Adult Literature (11/30/06; CEA, 4/12/07-4/14/07)

updated: 
Sunday, November 26, 2006 - 1:54am
Kraver, Jeraldine

SPECIAL PANEL ANNOUNCEMENT CHILDREN'S AND ADOLESCENT LITERATURE

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Please consider joining us at the COLLEGE ENGLISH ASSOCIATION ANNUAL
MEETING in New Orleans this April 12-14.

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Our conference theme this year--so appropriate to our location--is
"Empathy and Ethics."=20

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You might consider in terms of the following broad issues:

How do we respond to difficult circumstances? Do we always act in right
ways-according to some ethical imperative or ideal? Do we care if we do?

We encourage consideration of these and other questions related to the
conference theme:

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CFP: Children's Literature Association (India) (12/10/06; 3/26/07-3/28/07)

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:15am
Anto Thomas

“The Child and the Fantastic: Readings in
children’s fantasy literature”
Children's Literature Association - India (CLAI) first
international conference will be held from March 26,
2007 to March 28, 2007 at Trichur Towers Hotel,
Thrissur, Kerala, Southern India.

UPDATE: "New Worlds, Lost Worlds": Discovery, Change, and Loss in Literature (grad) (11/15/06; 3/10/06-3/11/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:15pm
Meredith Donaldson Clark

**Please note: the previously advertised conference is a graduate =
conference**

=93New Worlds, Lost Worlds=94: Discovery, Change, and Loss in Literature
McGill University, Montr=E9al
13th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature
March 10-11, 2007

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Discovery, Change, and Loss in Literature. The conference will be held =
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Montr=E9al, Canada on March 10th-11th, 2007.

Call for Panels and Papers

CFP: Children's Literature and Fantasy (11/30/06; 3/14/07-3/18/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:15pm
Joe Sutliff Sanders

Organization web site:

http://www.iafa.org

*March 14-18, 2007 *

Wyndham Fort Lauderdale Airport Hotel

The International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (ICFA) has a
special division for the literature of children and young adults. Please
consider submitting a proposal on any text (print, multi-media, painting,
film, etc.) intended for children and written in the broad mode of the
fantastic (including magical realism, high fantasy, science fiction,
cyberpunk, ghost stories, folk tales and other traditional literatures,
etc.).

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