category: childrens literature

"Hogar, Dulce Hogar": An Exploration...of “Home" 9/21 Toronto 6-9 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Latin American Studies Association (LASA)
contact email: 
YLouis@slc.edu, mquintanales@earthlink.net

Topic: “Hogar, Dulce Hogar”: An Exploration into the Latin American/Latino Conceptualization and Experience of “Home"

"Global Progeny: Medievalisms in Children’s and Young Adults’ Literature" - (Kalamazoo 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The Scholarly Community for the Globalization of the Middle Ages (SCGMA)
contact email: 
ggryffyn.cms@gmail.com

Children’s and young adults’ fantasy works are often rife with
medievalisms, and in the past few decades the impact of globalization has emerged in the expanding scope of fantasy worlds.

Myth & Fairy Tale Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
contact email: 
eng_smm@shsu.edu

Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2009

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
Albuquerque, NM February 10-13 2010

Women’s Voices, Women's Connection at CEA 2010 (11/1/2009, 3/25-27/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Carol Osborne/Women's Connection, College English Association
contact email: 
osborne@coastal.edu

Call for Papers, Women’s Connection at CEA 2010
Annual Conference | March 25-27, 2010 | San Antonio, Texas
Sheraton Gunter Hotel; 209 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

Our Monsters, Ourselves - NEMLA 2010 Montreal, Quebec

full name / name of organization: 
Lizzie Harris McCormick / NEMLA
contact email: 
ourmonstersourselves_at_gmail.com

Our Monsters, Ourselves

Nightmare - UCL English Graduate Conference March 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University College London/Institute of English Studies, University of London
contact email: 
nightmareconference10@googlemail.com

The 2010 Ucl English Graduate Society Conference seeks to address ideas of nightmare, in all their myriad forms.

Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies
contact email: 
philitsociety@gmail.com

The Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies, Kathmandu, Nepal, and its reviewed “Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry,” seeks articles in a wide range of philosophical/theoret

Open Graves, Open Minds: Vampires and the Undead in Modern Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Sam George University of Hertfordshire UK
contact email: 
S.George@herts.ac.uk

University of Hertfordshire, UK 16-18th April 2010

Thinking Gender 2010

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA'S Center for the Study of Women
contact email: 
thinkinggender@women.ucla.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

THE UCLA CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF WOMEN
announces
THE TWENTIETH ANNUAL GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH CONFERENCE
2010 Thinking Gender
Friday, February 5, 2010
UCLA FACULTY CENTER

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline!! - Sigma Tau Delta's Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric, and Composition

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta – Xi Alpha Chapter announce an extended submission deadline for The Second Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference

[UPDATE] Neil Gaiman and Philosophy (9/30/09; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Luria, Wayne Yuen, and Tracy Bealer
contact email: 
neilgaimanandphilosophy@gmail.com

The deadline for the submission of abstracts for Neil Gaiman and Philosophy has been extended to September 30, 2009.

Call for Papers
Neil Gaiman and Philosophy

Call for partcipants in roundtable discussion Graphic Novels in Libraries SWPCA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Rob Weiner Texas Tech Univeristy
contact email: 
rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

CFP-SWPCA-Call for Participants Roundtable Discussion-Graphic Novels in Libraries

Graphic Novels, comics, and Popular Culture-CFP SWPCA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Rob Weiner Texas Tech Univeristy
contact email: 
rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

CFP-SWPCA-Call for Papers/presentations-Graphic Novels, Comics, and Popular Culture 2010 conference

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010

Classic and Contemporary Girl Lit, NeMLA, Montreal, April 7-11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Sophie Lavin, Women's Caucus Rep, Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

Over the past century, American fiction for girls has evolved in parallel with its youth culture.

The Nursery Door Opened: Re-imagining Childhood (SEASECS 2010; deadline October 8)

full name / name of organization: 
Phyllis Thompson/East Tennessee State University
contact email: 
thompsop@etsu.edu

The Nursery Door Opened: Re-imagining Childhood
(SEASECS 2010)

MP Journal: seeking submission for Winter 09 issue on Women and Families

full name / name of organization: 
MPJournal: an Online Feminist Journal, www.academinist.org/mp
contact email: 
Lynda_hinkle@yahoo.com

Women and Families: MP Journal is seeking academic papers, book reviews and other well written inquiries on the subject of women and families.

CFP: "Thresholds of Utopia/Dystopia" - A Special Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities - Fall 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities by Humanities Education Research Association
contact email: 
davidahatch@live.com

Guest Editor: Dr. David A. Hatch, Utah Valley University

Mysterious Things (11/1/09; 3/4-6/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Hetrick / Graduate Symposium on the History of Women and Gender
contact email: 
hetrick2@illinois.edu

The Executive Committee of the Eleventh Annual Graduate Symposium on Women’s and Gender History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is pleased to announce this call for papers.

Redefining Masculinity in 20th-Century British Popular Fiction and Culture; (9/30/09; 4/7-11/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2010
contact email: 
mcartt@sage.edu

This panel will examine redefinitions of masculinity that challenge and intersect with global and national relations.

Victorian Forms and Formation: British Association for Victorian Studies Conference, University of Glasgow, September 2010

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for Victorian Studies
contact email: 
bavs@arts.gla.ac.uk

CFP: British Association for Victorian Studies 2010 Conference : ‘Victorian Forms and Formations’

[REMINDER] Illuminating the Everyday Imagination [9/30/09; NeMLA in Montreal, April 7-11, 2010]

full name / name of organization: 
Elaine Auyoung
contact email: 
auyoung@fas.harvard.edu

This panel considers the imagination's literary significance in relation to its underestimated role in everyday cognitive life.

SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE, March 31-April 3, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations 2010 Conference
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

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

National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
2010 Conference
March 31-April 3, 2010

5th Global Conferece - Cybercultures: Exploring Critical Issues

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
cyber5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Cybercultures - Exploring Critical Issues

Friday 12th March - Sunday 14th March 2010
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

1st Global Conference: Magic and the Supernatural (March 2010; Salzburg, Austria)

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

1st Global Conference
Magic and the Supernatural

Monday 15th March - Wednesday 17th March 2010
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

Tolkien at Kalamazoo 9-15-2009

full name / name of organization: 
Tolkien at Kalamazoo (Robin Anne Reid)
contact email: 
Robin_Reid@tamu-commerce.edu

Tolkien at Kalamazoo will host six paper sessions and roundtables in 2010.

11th Global Conference: Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness (March 2010: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
evil11@inter-disciplinary.net

11th Global Conference
Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness

Monday 15th March - Thursday 18th March 2010
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

Delineating the Contemporary in American Literature: A Roundtable--2010 NEMLA Conference, 4/7-4/11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Schopp/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
schoppa@ncc.edu

This roundtable discussion invites analyses that strive to map out, the aesthetic, socio-political, and/or pedagogical parameters of Contemporary American Literature.

CFP: 18th- and 19th-C. British Women Writers Conference (Abstracts due Oct. 15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
18th- and 19th-C. British Women Writers Association /Texas A&M University
contact email: 
BWWC18@tamu.edu

The 18th Annual 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX

"Journeys"
April 8-11, 2010

Publishing and Professional Development

full name / name of organization: 
Letizia Guglielmo
contact email: 
lgugliel@kennesaw.edu

We are seeking short anecdotes for inclusion in a forthcoming book (Tentative Title: Publishing for Profit and Promotion) addressing publishing and professional development opportunities for non-tenured faculty (graduate students, part-time faculty, adjuncts, assistant professors, academic professionals, lecturers, and other contingent faculty).

ICFA 2010, CYA Division, deadline October 31, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts: Children's and Young Adult Literature Division
contact email: 
arotruck@gmail.com

The 31st Annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
Theme: Race and the Fantastic
Division of Children’s and Young Adult Literature

October 16-17 -- Second Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Composition, and Rhetoric

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

Imagining (and Prescribing) the Future: Archetypes and National Identity (C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists)

full name / name of organization: 
Brett Wiley, MVNU
contact email: 
bwiley1@mvnu.edu

Panel for C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
May 20-23, 2010 at Penn State University
Imagining (and Prescribing) the Future: Archetypes and National Identity

[UPDATE] Essays on the Fiction of Boy Detectives - Papers Still Needed

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Cornelius
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Call for Papers - Essays on the Fiction of Boy Detectives

UPDATE: The collection still needs three pieces to complete the collection. The editor is currently actively seeking these pieces.

Obsolescence. (2/13-2/15/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
grad-conference@uwm.edu

The fifth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Obsolescence,” a graduate student conference to be held February 13-1

"Global Progeny: Medievalisms in Children’s and Young Adults’ Literature" - (Kalamazoo 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The Scholarly Community for the Globalization of the Middle Ages (SCGMA)
contact email: 
ggryffyn.cms@gmail.com

Children’s and young adults’ fantasy works are often rife with
medievalisms, and in the past few decades the impact of globalization has emerged in the expanding scope of fantasy worlds.

For example, children’s literature often features a big desert to the south inhabited by turbaned, scimitar-wielding neighbors who are typically enemies. In recent years, these “others” have been brought to the forefront and are heroes/allies rather than villains.

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