category: childrens literature

NeMLA 2015 Panel Seeing is Believing: Antiquity and Beyond Abstract due Sept. 30th

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers/The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

The relationship between the visual and the literary traces its origins to antiquity.

Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology [April 30-May 3, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mvk26@outlook.com

Interest in the fields of food and sustainability studies within the humanities is rapidly growing, in part due to their ability to investigate our perceived relationship with ecology.

The Mad-Doctor and the Mind: The Rise of Mental Healthcare in the Eighteenth Century (ASECS 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Harper / American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
stephanie.harper.15@my.csun.edu

The 46th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies

Los Angeles, CA

March 19-21, 2015

Indigenous Children's Literature (1/07/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Roxanne Harde / Bookbird: A Journal of International Children's Literature
contact email: 
rharde@ualberta.ca

Bookbird: A Journal of International Children’s Literature invites contributions for a special issue exploring Indigenous Children’s Literature from around the world.

Concussions, Commotions, and Other Aesthetic Disorders

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at the University of Chicago
contact email: 
aestheticdisorders.uchicago@gmail.com

Concussions, Commotions, and Other Aesthetic Disorders
Annual Graduate Conference of the Department of English at the University of Chicago, November 20-21, 2014

the quint: call for papers DEADLINE: 08/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

the quint’s twenty fourth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and

2nd Global Conference on Fandom: Practices and Participatory Cultures (7-10 November 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fan2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference on Fandom: Practices and Participatory Cultures

Friday 7th November – Sunday 10th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

Short Stories for Lit Mag Website - $5.00 Honorarium

full name / name of organization: 
Blank Fiction Literary Magazine
contact email: 
Benjamin@blankfictionmag.com

Blank Fiction is looking to start publishing quality short stories of no more than 2,000 words on our blog. We're looking for quality writing of any genre.

Messengers from the Stars - Episode III [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies (ULICES)
contact email: 
mensageirosdasestrelas@gmail.com

The first two editions of the Conference Messengers from the Stars (Episode I and II), organized in 2010 and 2012, gained a significant success.

[UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE] American Studies Association of Texas Conference date Nov. 13-15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Texas
contact email: 
asat@shsu.edu

American Studies Association of Texas
58th Annual Conference
Call for Papers

REIMAGINING, REFRAMING, AND REFLECTING AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Legal Childhoods

full name / name of organization: 
SHCY Eighth Biennial Conference
contact email: 
gocasion@english.umass.edu; afsimpso@english.umass.edu

Legal Childhoods
SHCY Panel Submission/CFP

Comedy and Comics: Parody, Satire, and Humor in Superhero Narratives (Abstract Deadline 9/30/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (Toronto, 4/30-5/3/2015)
contact email: 
derek.s.mcgrath@gmail.com

Stan Lee bristles at calling them "comic books," lest readers think they are only "funny books." This panel identifies how humor operates in works centered around superheroes

Liminal Spaces, Hybrid Lives: SSAWW 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
ssaww2015.submit@gmail.com

Call for Proposals
SSAWW Triennial Conference November 4-8, 2015
Sheraton Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA

Pediatric Urology Case Reports

full name / name of organization: 
http://pediatricurologycasereports.com/ojs/index.php/pucr/index
contact email: 
info@pediatricurologycasereports.com

INVITATION TO PUBLISH ORIGINAL CASE REPORTS

Multidisciplinary

PEDIATRIC UROLOGY CASE REPORTS

Invitation to publish Original Case Reports,

Website Address:

Postgraduate English - Extended Deadline 15 September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
pgeng.submissions@durham.ac.uk

Call for Papers:

Digital Diversity 2015: Writing | Feminism | Culture

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alberta and MacEwan University
contact email: 
digdiv2015@gmail.com

How have new technologies transformed literary and cultural histories? How do they enable critical practices of scholars working in and outside of digital humanities?

Call for Paper - Global Journal of English Language and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Global Journal of English Language and Literature
contact email: 
globaljournalell@gmail.com

Papers are invited for the Volume 2, Issue 3 of the Global Journal of English Language and Literature (ISSN 2320-4397) to be published in August 2014. The forthcoming issue will be an Open Issue.

The Coming of Age of LGBTQ Studies: Past, Present, and Future Directions (San Diego State University, April 17-18, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
SDSU LGBTQ Research Consortium
contact email: 
lgbtqrc@mail.sdsu.edu

[UPDATE] EXTENDED CFP: Gothic Spaces: Boundaries, Mergence, Liminalities

full name / name of organization: 
Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia
contact email: 
conference@ganza.co.nz

EXTENDED CONFERENCE CFP DEADLINE: 1 August 2014.

Call for Papers: “Broken Narratives”- Graduate Student Conference-Ohio State University-Saturday 11th Oct, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization, Ohio State U
contact email: 
ego.osu@gmail.com

Broken narratives abound in literary and cultural history.

Motherhood/Fatherhood and Popular Culture April 1-4, 2015, NEW ORLEANS

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) National Conference
contact email: 
lpodniek@ryerson.ca

I am looking for papers for multiple panels for the PCA/ACA Motherhood/Fatherhood Area on any aspect of motherhood and or fatherhood in popular culture.

CORRECTED CFP: PCA/ACA 2015 National Conference, April 1-4, 2015, New Orleans: Proposals Due: 11/1/14

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA 2015 National Conference
contact email: 
cfrancis@bloomu.edu

CFP: Medievalism in Popular Culture

PCA/ACA 2015 National Conference
April 1-4, 2015 – New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans Marriott

Medievalism in Popular Culture, PCA/ACA, April 1-4, 2015, New Orleans: Proposals Due 11/1/14

full name / name of organization: 
2015 Popular Cultural Association National Confernce
contact email: 
cfrancis@bloomu.edu

The Medievalism in Popular Culture Area (now the combined areas of Arthurian and Other Medievalism) accepts papers on all topics that either explore popular culture during the Middle Ages or transcrib

SOCRATES EDITION-II VOL: III ISSUE SEPTEMBER 2014: ISSN 2347-2146 & ISSN 2347-6869

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

3rd Global Conference: Play on the Edges (November 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
play3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Play on the Edges

Saturday 1st November – Monday 3rd November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

Representing and Remembering the Holocaust Online Research Forum

full name / name of organization: 
Holocaust, contemporary genocide, popular culture and digital technology research group
contact email: 
v.g.walden@qmul.ac.uk

After a highly successful first digital forum, the Holocaust, contemporary genocide, popular culture and digital technology research group issues this call for papers for the next online forum.

Teaching Disability: Transformations special issue

full name / name of organization: 
Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy
contact email: 
transformations@njcu.edu

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR A SPECIAL ISSUE,

TEACHING DISABILITY

TRANSFORMATIONS: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy

Deadline: August 15, 2014

Sarah Chinn, Guest Editor

CFP: 9th Global Conference: National and Cultural Histories of the Erotic

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
er9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference: National and Cultural Histories of the Erotic

Tuesday 4th November – Thursday 6th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

Lesbians and Children's/YA Literature.Proposals due July 15

full name / name of organization: 
June Cummins/San Diego State Uniersity
contact email: 
jcummins@mail.sdsu.edu

Reminder! Deadline for proposals is soon: July 15, 2014

Call for Papers
Lesbians and Children’s Literature
Special Issue of the Journal of Lesbian Studies
June Cummins, Guest Editor

Laughter in the Digital Age -- A Special Issue of Comedy Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze, University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
peter.c.kunze@gmail.com

*Please note the original posting mentioned a deadline of November 2015; the correct date in November 2014.*

“Laughter in the Digital Age”
Special Issue of Comedy Studies

[UPDATE] Toward an Ecosomatic Paradigm: Disability and the Environment in American Literature; August 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew J.C. Cella, PhD [Edited Collection]
contact email: 
mjcella@ship.edu

I seek contributors to an edited collection focused on the intersection between disability studies and literary ecology, particularly as it plays out in American literature and culture.

The North American Bicentennial Creative Writing & Literature Conference, June 11-13, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
North American Review / University of Northern Iowa
contact email: 
schraffj@uni.edu

Dates: June 11–13, 2015
Location: University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA
Keynotes: Martín Espada, Patricia Hampl, Steven Schwartz

Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers on SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Area Chair, Sea Literature, History & Culture, Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

For the PCA/ACA national conference (1-4 Apr. 2015 in New Orleans), we invite proposals of individual papers, special panels, or sessions organized around a sea-related theme. DEADLINE: 1 Nov. 2014.

Disability Studies

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association, Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

http://blogs.uprm.edu/ceacc/cfp/

Literature and series, Lorient, France, 26-28 March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Groupe Universitaire d’Études sur les Séries Télévisées (GUEST)
contact email: 
shannon.wellslassagne@gmail.com

Literature and TV series
Université de Bretagne Sud, Lorient, 26-28 March 2015
Annual conference for GUEST (Groupe Universitaire d’Études sur les Séries Télévisées)

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