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CFP: Multiple Children's Lit & Studies Calls (various; journal issues)

updated: 
Thursday, April 8, 2004 - 11:08pm
Elizabeth Pandolfo Briggs

_The Looking Glass_ invites submissions to all columns and sections for
the following special issues:

Displaced Children (publication date April 2005; deadline for
submissions 1 October 2004)

Japanese Children's Literature and Culture (publication date April
2006; deadline for submissions 1 October 2005).

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

International Children's Mysteries (publication date January 2005;
submission deadline 1 September 2004)

Magic Realism in Children's Literature (publication date January
2006; submission deadline 1 September 2005).

CFP: American Children's and YA Literature (4/30/04; encyclopedia)

updated: 
Friday, September 19, 2003 - 10:34pm
Connie Ann Kirk

Call for Contributors:

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN CHILDREN'S AND YOUNG LITERATURE

The 3-volume, illustrated _Encyclopedia of American Children's & Young Adult
Literature_ is scheduled to be published by Greenwood Press. The editor and
advisory board seek writers for remaining unassigned entries.

CFP: American Youth Subcultures (ASAP; anthology)

updated: 
Thursday, July 3, 2003 - 9:08pm
Arielle Greenberg

For a reader aimed at college-level composition
students which has been accepted by a nationally
recognized textbook publisher (to be published in
2005), I am looking for papers on American youth
subcultures. I am primarily interested in
contemporary subcultures, especially ones which are
very new (e.g., online fan fiction) but will also
consider essays on historic subcultures like flappers,
hippies, etc.

CFP: Children's Literature (no deadline; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2002 - 6:29pm
Elizabeth Pandolfo Briggs

The online children's literature journal _The Looking Glass_ is now
accepting submissions for Alice's Academy, its scholarly refereed section.
Submissions are invited on all aspects of children's literature.
Submissions must be between 1500 and 3500 words and conform to current MLA
standards. _The Looking Glass_ cannot accept simultaneous submissions or
previously published articles. A brief biographical sketch will be
required from authors of submissions accepted for publication. Published
articles will be posted on the journal's website for at least three
months, after which time they will be archived online.

CFP: Designing Children (no deadline; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, February 16, 2002 - 4:26pm
Benjamin Lefebvre

Canadian Children's Literature / Littérature canadienne pour la jeunesse,
a refereed journal founded in 1975, invites papers on the subject of
Design/Designing for Children. We welcome papers that examine the
design of children's books and posters, toys and games, television and
videos, theatre and performances, newspapers and magazines,
museums and libraries, parks and playworlds. We hope to highlight the
designer's crucial role in conceiving of and shaping our ideas about what
we think expresses a child's imagination, meets a child's needs, and
defines what is special about their province and perspective. Some of the
questions we hope to address are as follows:

CFP: Preschool Culture: Theory and Practice (no deadline; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, February 16, 2002 - 4:26pm
Benjamin Lefebvre

Perhaps more than other children's literature and film, preschool books
and television programs tend to be rooted in teaching the very young
something or other -- letters, numbers, colours, music, sports, values.

What is not clear is just what sort of research on cognitive and emotional
development supports these pedagogic efforts.

Are some books and television shows better than others at promoting
development and acuity in small children, and, if so, why?

What does research in developmental and behavioural paediatrics and in
social learning tell us about optimizng infant development, about the role
of observational learning, about how to promote moral reasoning and
language development?

CFP: The Looking Glass: Children's Literature Journal (e-journal)

updated: 
Saturday, January 13, 2001 - 3:07pm
Elizabeth Pandolfo Briggs

The online children's literature journal _The Looking Glass_ is now
accepting submissions for Alice's Academy, its scholarly refereed section.
Submissions are invited on all aspects of children's literature.
Submissions must be between 1500 and 3500 words and conform to current MLA
standards. _The Looking Glass_ cannot accept simultaneous submissions or
previously published articles. A brief biographical sketch will be
required from authors of submissions accepted for publication. Published
articles will be posted on the journal's website for at least three
months, after which time they will be archived online.

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