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CFP: Robert Graves and the Art of Collaboration (Spain) (1/31/06; RG Society and Trust; 7/4/06-7/8/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 13, 2005 - 11:38am
Patrick Villa

Seventh International Robert Graves Conference, Mallorca=20

Tuesday 4th July - Saturday 8th July 2006=20

'Robert Graves and the Art of Collaboration'=20

The Robert Graves Society is pleased to announce that the Seventh Internatio=
nal Robert Graves Conference, organised by the Robert Graves Society and the=
 St John's College Robert Graves Trust, will be held in Palma and Dei=E0, Ma=
llorca, Spain, 4th July - 8th July, 2006.=20

CFP: All topics relating to Harry Potter Novels and/or Fan Community (1/31/06; 7/27/06-7/30/06)

updated: 
Friday, July 8, 2005 - 2:25pm
Jessica Daggett

Lumos 2006: A Harry Potter Symposium
Call for Proposals

Lumos 2006 will be a symposium for adult fans and
scholars of the Harry Potter novels. We aim to promote
scholarly analysis of the books, to provide a forum of
discussion for fans of those works, and to provide
professional development opportunities for teachers
and librarians.

Proposals are sought for presentations, papers,
moderated panels, workshops and posters on any topic
relating to the Harry Potter novels and/or the fan
community.

Literary and Media Studies:
Discussion of themes within the Harry Potter books and
films

CFP: Centennial Study of Anne of Green Gables (2/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2005 - 7:51pm
blackfor_at_camden.rutgers.edu

Anne with an "E": The Centennial Study of _Anne of Green Gables_

Proposals are being solicited for the centennial studies volume of Anne of Green
Gables. Topics might include, but are by no means limited to:

CFP: Art of The Fairy Tale from Grimm to Shrek (10/20/05; 4/28/06-4/29/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 4:40pm
Joseph Zingaro

Abstracts for papers are now being accepted for the Kent State
University Ashtabula 2006 Fairy Tale Conference, "The Art of The
Fairy Tale from Grimm to Shrek: And All the Ogres in Between," to
be held April 28 and 29, 2006 on the campus of Kent State
University Ashtabula.

Keynote speaker at the conference will be Dr. Valerie Paradiz,
author of Clever Maids: The Secret History of the Grimm Fairy Tales

Interested participants must submit electronically a 200 word
abstract.

CFP: Race and Kids Culture (7/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, May 19, 2005 - 3:23pm
crking_at_mail.wsu.edu

Essays are sought for a special issue of Cultural Studies<=>Critical
Metholodologies on Race and Kids Culture. The special issue will speak to
a set of shared concerns. As corporations increasingly structure and media
almost entirely saturate the lives of children, scholars and social
critics have rightly begun to explore the articulations of power, culture,
and identity. Inspired particularly by the emergent field of cultural
studies and informed by the post-marxist, feminist, and post-structural
frameworks, they have interpreted the ways in which toys, games, movies,
television, music, and literature educate, imprint, and otherwise
interpolate them to embrace normative values and institutions.

CFP: Central and South American Children's Literature (9/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, April 14, 2005 - 9:26pm
Elizabeth Pandolfo Briggs

_The Looking Glass_ invites scholarly submissions for the following
special topic to be highlighted in "Alice's Academy", its scholarly
refereed section:

Central and South American Children's Literature
Deadline for Submissions: 1 September 2006
Publication Date: January 2007

CFP: Indigenous Peoples: Children's Literature (10/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2005 - 1:12am
Elizabeth Pandolfo Briggs

_The Looking Glass_, an online children's literature journal, invites
submissions to all columns and sections for the special issue on
Indigenous Peoples.
     
Deadline for Submissions: 1 October 2006
Publication Date: April 2007
     
Critical and informative articles are welcome on indigenous peoples of the
world, such as the Aborigine, Ainu, Native Americans, and First Nations.
Topics should include indigenous peoples' cultures and literatures,
storytelling practices, stories and tales, childrearing practices and
coming-of-age rituals, how indigenous peoples are portrayed in dominant
cultures' children's literature historically and in contemporary times,

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