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

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

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McGill University, Montr=E9al
13th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature
March 10-11, 2007

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Call for Panels and Papers

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

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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.).

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

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Monday, November 6, 2006 - 1:38am
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
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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 in/and Literature in the Long 18th Century (10/15/06; SCSECS, 2/22/07-2/24/07)

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Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:56am
Sara Beam

I am inviting proposals for the panel "Childhood and Children's Literature in the Long Eighteenth Century" at the 2007 South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies conference to be held in Tulsa, OK, February 22-24, 2007. The panel welcomes papers that address portrayals of children in literature, pedagogical texts for children, childhood literacy, issues of censorship/editing in texts designed for children, etc. during the Restoration and eighteenth century. For more information on the conference, visit scsecs.net. Please send proposals to Sara Beam at <sara-beam_at_utulsa.edu> by October 15, 2006.

CFP: Harry Potter (2/1/07; 8/2/07-8/5/07)

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Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Maddy

Prophecy 2007: From Hero to Legend
August 2-5, 2007
Toronto
http://www.prophecy2007.org

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Prophecy 2007 is an academic symposium about the Harry Potter series by J.K.
Rowling. We are seeking proposals for a variety of educational programming,
including presentations, discussion panels, round tables, workshops and
poster sessions addressing topics relevant to the books and/or the fan
community. Possible topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

UPDATE: Dime Novels/Pulps/Juvenile Series (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

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Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Leslie Fife

**** CALL FOR PAPERS ****
   
  Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
  Joint Annual Conference
   
  Boston Marriot Copley Place
  Boston, Massachusetts
   
  April 4-7, 2007
   
  UPDATED Submission Deadline: 3 November 2006
   
  The PCA Dime Novels, Pulps, and Juvenile Series Books division invites interested parties to submit papers for presentation. Papers may cover (but are not limited to) any aspect of the following topics: authors, major characters, themes, readership, bibliography or research methods, social commentary, early genre forms, special collections, and matters of gender, race, class, image or attitude.
   

UPDATE: Children's Television (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Leslie Fife

2007 NATIONAL CONFERENCE
  OF THE POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION
  and AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
   
  April 4-7, 2007
   
  Boston Marriott Copley Place
  Boston, Massachusetts
   
  Children's Television Area
   
  UPDATED Submission Deadline: 3 November 2006
   
  The "Children's Television" Area of the Popular Culture Association invites interested scholars to submit papers on any aspect of Children's Television Programs. Possible topics include, but are not limited to: representations of literature, educational aspects, critical perspectives, historical examinations, or discussions regarding the place of children's television in, or influence on, popular culture.
   

CFP: Power &amp; Children's Literature (Japan) (1/31/07; 8/25/07-8/29/07)

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Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 3:20pm
Yuko ASHITAGAWA

IRSCL 18th BIENNIAL CONGRESS--CALL FOR PAPERS:
(International Research Society for Children's Literature)

The 18th Biennial Congress is to be held in August 25-29 2007 in Kyoto,
Japan.
Now, proposals are invited for papers, panels and posters exploring the
2007 IRSCL conference theme:

POWER AND CHILDREN'S LITERATURE: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

CFP: Harry Potter Conference (UK) (1/31/07; 7/19/07-7/22/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 3:19pm
Sectus Programming

SECTUS 2007 – A HP FANDOM CONFERENCE

Park Crescent Conference Centre, London, UK.
Thursday 19th July – Sunday 22nd July 2007

CALL FOR PAPERS

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.

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

- Science and technology:
Can science be said to exist in the Wizarding World, and if so, how
far does it reflect our real-world knowledge? Is magic bound by the
laws of physics?

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