category: childrens literature

Tolkien at the University of Vermont

full name / name of organization: 
Tolkien at UVM
contact email: 
cvaccaro@uvm.edu

Call for Papers

Edited Collection. Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Libidinal Lives: Economies of Desire in the Long Nineteenth Century
contact email: 
Jane.Ford@port.ac.uk; Kim.Edwards@liv.ac.uk

In his controversial work Libidinal Economy (1974) Jean-Franҫois Lyotard famously remarked ‘every political economy is libidinal’.

Enslavement: Colonial Appropriations, Apparitions, Remembrances. 1750-Present Day.

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Studies in Literature, University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
cslpgconf@port.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor James Walvin

17th June 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: Panel on "Documenting the Child"

full name / name of organization: 
Visible Evidence XVIII (Documentary Conference) New York University August 11-14, 2011
contact email: 
pooja_rangan@brown.edu

Call for Abstracts
Proposed Panel on "Documenting the Child"
Visible Evidence XVIII
New York University August 11-14, 2011

***Deadline Extended to January 8***

DOCUMENTING THE CHILD

Spring 2011 McCleary Symposium INTERSECTIONS: Literature, History & Art/Science & Technology

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Texas Southern University
contact email: 
Saldivar_rx@tsu.edu

The Department of English at Texas Southern University will host the Thirteenth Annual Interdisciplinary McCleary Symposium, March 24-25, 2011, Houston, Texas.

[UPDATE] "Faith and the Supernatural" 2011 SECCL (deadline extended to January 31)

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Region Conference on Christianity and Literature, Regent University
contact email: 
sclements@regent.edu

The 2011 Southeast Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature invites the submission of papers that explore the various intersections of faith and the supernatural in literature.

Watermark Journal Call for Papers (Submission Deadline 1/28/11)

full name / name of organization: 
CSULB Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our fifth volume to be publishe

[UPDATE--DEADLINE EXTENDED] RAW MATERIAL. Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 19-20, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
neuegsa@gmail.com

Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association Call for Papers

R A W M A T E R I A L

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ann Laura Stoler, The New School

[UPDATE] interdisciplinary conference deadline extended to Jan 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Federation Rhetoric Symposium and Texas A&M University-Commerce
contact email: 
writingdemocracy@gmail.com

Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here March 9-11, 2011, TAMU-Commerce
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[UPDATE] Sound and Unsound: Noise, Nonsense, and the Unspoken. April 1-3, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Virginia Graduate English Student Association
contact email: 
gesaconference2011@gmail.com

We are seeking submissions for a graduate conference on the roles of sound and sense in creating meaning. Abstracts due January 21st, 2011. [Update: see our website at the end of the page.]

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 1-15-11 AND NEW CONTACT E-MAIL] Francophonies: The Living and the Dead

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French Studies Graduate Student Association, LSU-Baton Rouge
contact email: 
lsufrenchconference@gmail.com (new contact e-mail)

Francophonies: The Living and the Dead

March 18-19th 2011

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

[UPDATE] Francophonies: The Living and The Dead, March 18th-19th 2011 LSU Baton Rouge

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French Studies Graduate Student Association, LSU-Baton Rouge
contact email: 
lsufrenchconference@gmail.com

Francophonies: The Living and The Dead

March 18-19th 2011

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

[LAST CALL, UPDATE} Oklahoma State University English Conference, "Transforming Words," March 4-5, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

The English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) at Oklahoma State University, an organization of English graduate students and faculty members committed to promoting student academic development and s

[Update] The Crisis of the Confined Body: A Conference in Romance Studies / Abstract Deadline 1/24/10

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
spp_conf@berkeley.edu

The Crisis of the Confined Body is a graduate student conference that will join five Romance languages (Catalan, French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish), fostering a comparative approach to studies o

[UPDATE] The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication; April 1-2, 2011; Univ. at Albany; Keynotes: Wai Chee Dimock and...

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY; English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication

Keynote Speakers: Wai Chee Dimock and Doug Rice

Feminist Studies in English 19.1

full name / name of organization: 
Korean Association of Feminist Studies in English Literature
contact email: 
fselsubmissions@gmail.com

The Korean Association for Feminist Studies in English Literature (KAFSEL) invites papers for Feminist Studies in English Literature (FSEL), volume 19, number 1.

Women's Voices in Poetry at the RMMLA Convention October 6-8, 2011, March 1 Submission Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kristinamariedarling@yahoo.com

I'm seeking paper submissions for a panel on "Women's Voices in Poetry," which will take place at the 2011 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona.

[UPDATE] Video Games as Films/ TV and Vice Versa (essay abstracts due 15 January 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Michael Sommers and Gretchen Papazian/CMU
contact email: 
sommerspapazian@gmail.com

CFP: Video Games as Films and TV and Vice Versa: Media Translation, Narrative Adaptation, and Multiple Instantiations

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
kpobrien@olemiss.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual paper proposals for its sponsored panel at the 2011 American Literature Association conference in Boston, May 26-29, 2011.

Literature, Faith, & Metamorphosis: Transformative Journeys

full name / name of organization: 
2011 West Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
contact email: 
vuccl [at] ymail.com

http://vanguardccl.wordpress.com/

The Contemporary: An International Conference of Literature and the Arts (Singapore ~June 24th-26th, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
A conference co-organised and supported by the Division of English (School of Humanities & Social Sciences) & the Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS), NTU, Singapore.
contact email: 
contemporary@ntu.edu.sg

The Contemporary
An International Conference of Literature and the Arts

June 24th-26th 2011
Division of English
College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Decades of the American Century (April 1-2)

full name / name of organization: 
U.S. Literatures and Cultures Consortium
contact email: 
usists1@umich.edu

In discussions of the 20th century, we often use decades as a means of organizing history, but decades come to signify more than simple ten-year blocks of time.

[UPDATE] FIRST FICTIONS: CHANGE OF DATE/CFP EXTENSION

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Boxall, University of Sussex
contact email: 
p.boxall@sussex.ac.uk

FIRST FICTIONS

PLEASE NOTE: DATE FOR CONFERENCE AND FESTIVAL HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO JANUARY 2012. AS A RESULT, THE CALL FOR PAPERS HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO MARCH 2011.

[update] Deadline Extended--Myth & Fairy Tale Popular Culture CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/ Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
eng_smm@shsu.edu

Deadline Extended--Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 31 December 2010

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference

Stony Brook Graduate English Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University English Department
contact email: 
SBcomplicity2011@gmail.com

Date: Friday, March 11, 2011
Location: Stony Brook Manhattan Campus, Midtown NYC

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Stanley Aronowitz – CUNY Graduate Center

Event Description:

"Fanaticism: Recollections, Representations, Reactions" Louisville--March 25, 2011 (proposal deadline Jan 14, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Humanities Academics at University of Louisville (AHA)
contact email: 
ahalouisville@gmail.com

The PhD in Humanities (http://louisville.edu/humanities) and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville (ahalouisville.com) announces the annual University of Louisville G

[UPDATE] Revolution! A Regional Graduate Student Literature Conference. April 2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Christina Hauck, Department of English, Kansas State University
contact email: 
gs_litcon@ksu.edu

At our inaugural Kansas State University Regional Graduate Student Conference in Literature, we will explore the ways in which revolutions of all kinds have affected (and continue to affect) our disci

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE to JAN 15th! Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here

full name / name of organization: 
EGAD!/Federation Rhetoric Symposium
contact email: 
writingdemocracy@gmail.com

GOOD NEWS: Deadline has been extended to January 15, 2011.

Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here

[UPDATE] Rupture Symposium 6 June 2011 (abstracts due 1 February 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Division of English / Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
ruptureCFP@ntu.edu.sg

The Division of English at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in association with the Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences [CLASS], is organizing a one-day international postgraduate conference on the subject of “rupture” in literature on 6 June 2011.

SCMLA 2010-2011: Australasian Literature and Film Panel

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Nimmi.Jayathurai@mail.uh.edu

The SCMLA Australasian Literature and Film Panel welcomes submissions on topics related to its theme:

Re(vision)s and Inspirations: Space and Identity in Australasian Literature and Film

[Inter]sections Call for Papers and Peer Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
[Inter]sections, the peer-reviewed American Studies journal at the University of Bucharest
contact email: 
intersections@americanstudies.ro

[Inter]sections is the trimestrial peer-reviewed American Studies journal at the University of Bucharest.

[UPDATE]Perpetual Crisis: Defending the Humanities--Graduate Literature Conference (Proposals due 1/7/11; Conference 2/24-26/11)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin Madison Graduate English Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

University of Wisconsin-Madison Conference in Language and Literature (MADLIT)
English Dept. Graduate Student Conference
February 24-26, 2011

[UPDATE] Why Allegory Now?

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
whyallegorynow@gmail.com

A One-Day Interdisciplinary Conference hosted by the University of Manchester

The International Anthony Burgess Foundation
Friday April 1st 2011

Confirmed plenary speakers:
Prof. Jeremy Tambling, English and American Studies, University of Manchester
Dr. Roger Pooley, English, Keele University

UPDATE: Children's and Young Adult Literature and Culture (12/31/10; SW/TX PCA/ACA; 4/20/11-4/23/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
gypsyscholar@rgv.rr.com

Submission date extended to December 31, 2010

Call for Papers Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture for the

A Wizard of Their Age: Essays on Harry Potter (Deadline January 31.2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Cecilia Konchar Farr/Saint Catherine University
contact email: 
ckfarr@stkate.edu

Looking for excellent essays by 18-24-year-olds about the Harry Potter novels for an edited collection: A Wizard of Their Age: College Students Write About Harry Potter.

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