category: childrens literature

Anti: Revisions, Reconstructions, Refutations, University of Louisville, April 16, 2010 (Abstract deadline: Feb 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Louisville Graduate Conference in Humanities
contact email: 
ahalouisville@gmail.com

The PhD in Humanities Program (http://louisville.edu/humanities) and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville announces the annual University of Louisville Graduate Conf

The Literary Organ, MLA 2011 (January 6-9, 2011; Los Angeles)

full name / name of organization: 
A Special Session (subject to MLA approval)
contact email: 
cecire@berkeley.edu and hillary.gravendyk@pomona.edu

“I have given no small attention to that not unvexed subject, the skin of the whale. I have had controversies about it with experienced whalemen afloat, and learned naturalists ashore. My original opinion remains unchanged; but it is only an opinion. The question is, what and where is the skin of the whale?”

--Herman Melville, Moby-Dick

An organ is, among other things, a part of a human or animal body; a site of sensation;

Childhood and the Production of National Ideals (ASA, 11/18/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia C. Degnan
contact email: 
ccdegnan@ucdavis.edu

This panel seeks papers that examine the ways in which children are positioned during national moments of crisis.

"Light Fantastique" CSUN Sigma Tau Delta/Honors in English Colloquium on March 27, 2010 - Submissions due by January 22, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta
contact email: 
Arthur.case.38@my.csun.edu

[UPDATE] CFP: Poets, Practice, and Passion in the Profession: A Dare to be Different--Extended Proposal Deadline 1/29/09

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD)
contact email: 
EGADConferenceChair@gmail.com

Texas A&M University-Commerce will hold the 18th Annual English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD) Conference on February 26, 2010.

UPDATE: Moving Type: Consequence in Cultural Production March 13-14 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Free Exchange Conference English Department, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

Mar 13-14 2010 Moving Type: Consequence in Cultural Production Free Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
Department of English, University of Calgary
Contact Email: freeex@ucalgary.ca

Moving Type: Consequence in Cultural Production

full name / name of organization: 
Free Exchange Conference English Department, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

The Free Exchange Graduate Student Conference at the University of Calgary seeks abstracts for papers for our forthcoming conference on the roles of type in cultural production.

UPDATE FiNAL CALL FOR PAPERS Open Graves, Open Minds: Vampires and the Undead in Modern Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Universit of Hertfordshire
contact email: 
s.george@herts.ac.uk

The irony of creatures with no reflection becoming such a pervasive reflection of modern culture pleases in a dark way.

[UPDATE] Caught in the Act: Performance and Performativity. Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference. April 17th, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
UMass-Amherst English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:

Caught in the Act: Performance and Performativity is an interdisciplinary graduate conference to be held April 17th at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

[UPDATE] CFP "Communicating Illness: Diagnosing Disordered States" - DEADLINE EXTENDED to Jan. 11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University
contact email: 
colloquiumconcordia@gmail.com

Call for Papers:

8th Annual Concordia University Graduate English Colloquium
Communicating Illness: Diagnosing Disordered States

March 19-20th, 2010, Concordia University, Montreal

PAMLA 2010 Special Session: Lilo's O'hana: Mainland and Pacific children meet through media

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
PAMLA.Lilo.Ohana@gmail.com

PAMLA 2010 Conference: “Picturing Oceania and the Pacific.”

Making Sense: Thinking & Feeling Texts. April 15-17, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Virginia Department of English
contact email: 
gesaconference2010@gmail.com

Why do we feel when we read? From catharsis in tragedy to laughter in comedy, many types of art can be categorized by the sensual reaction we have while we experience them.

MLA 2011: Names in Children's and Young Adult Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Keith Dorwick
contact email: 
kdorwick@louisiana.edu

For much of its history, literature written for young people has been concerned with the idea of names.

Pennsylvania Literary Journal - March 25 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
"New and Old Historical Perspectives on Literature"/ Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

The peer-reviewed Pennsylvania Literary Journal, http://sites.google.com/site/pennsylvaniajournal, is now accepting submissions for the Summer 2010 Special Issue, “New and Old Historical Perspective

The 7th Annual Tolkien at UVM Conference: Tolkien in the Classroom [Reminder]

full name / name of organization: 
Tolkien at The University of Vermont
contact email: 
cvaccaro@uvm.edu

This April 9-11, 2010, the English department will host the three-day J.R.R. Tolkien conference. Leslie Donovan will be our guest speaker.

2010 MLG Institute on Culture and Society, June 14-20, 2010, St. Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia, Canada (02/15/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Literary Group
contact email: 
nilgesm@gmail.com

Call for Papers
2010 Marxist Literary Group, Institute on Culture and Society
Special Topic: “The Dialectic”
Deadline for Proposals: February 15, 2010.

The Nature of Culinary Choices: Foodways and the Environment (ASA Nov. 2010) Due 12/31

full name / name of organization: 
Session Proposal for American Studies Association 2010 Conference
contact email: 
jeander1@olemiss.edu

CFP: Session Proposal for 2010 Meeting of ASA

The Nature of Culinary Choices: Foodways and the Environment

Special Topic of Issue 30: Nineteenth-Century Literature

full name / name of organization: 
National Sun Yat-Sen University
contact email: 
sflai@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Special Topic of Issue 30: Nineteenth-Century Literature

[UPDATE] Hybridity: Intersections of History, Identity, and Technology CFPs deadline January 8, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric @ University of Alaska Anchorage
contact email: 
pacrim2010@gmail.com

Organized by Department of English graduate students at UAA, the 15th annual Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric welcomes proposals in literary studies, composition/rhetoric, linguistics

Labor and Migration in the Americas

full name / name of organization: 
Mercyhurst College Colloquium on the Americas
contact email: 
crileybrown@mercyhurst.edu

Labor and Migration in the Americas: Mercyhurst College Colloquium on the Americas,
April 16-17, 2010

[UPDATE] "Thicker than Water?: The Family in Literature and Culture" (West Region CCL, March 25-27, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
2010 West Region Conference on Christianity and Literature, California Baptist University
contact email: 
cclwestregion@gmail.com

Conference Dates: March 25-27, 2010

California Baptist University, Riverside, CA

The Resurrection of the Paranormal: Investigating Otherness in 21st Century English Studies[UPDATE extended submission deadline]

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.ncsu@gmail.com

North Carolina State University English Graduate Student Symposium [March 5-6, 2010]

Extended Deadline for Submissions: January 15, 2010.

Utopia and Dystopia - special issue of Meridian critic, Spring 2010; Deadline for submission: 15 March 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Cornelia Macsiniuc, University of Suceava, Department of English; Otilia Ignatescu, University of Suceava, Department of Education Sciences
contact email: 
corneliamacsiniuc@yahoo.com, otiliai@usv.ro

The academic journal Meridian critic (The Annals of Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Literature Series) invites submissions for its first issue in 2010, dedicated to Utopia and Dystopia.

[UPDATE] Creative and Critical Writing (1/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@newwriting.org.uk

*****

CALL FOR PAPERS

Creative and/or Critical work

for

"New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing"

Fifteenth Conference on Baseball in Literature in Culture (March 26, 2010, proposals due January 15, 2010) [UPDATE] New keynote

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
rkates@mtsu.edu

***SEE BELOW FOR NEWS ON REPLACEMENT LUNCHEON SPEAKER***

Fifteenth Conference On Baseball in Literature in Culture
March 26, 2010

[UPDATE] Special issue of Journal of African American Studies Animated Representations of Blackness

full name / name of organization: 
C. Richard King
contact email: 
crking@wsu.edu

Prompted by the release of the Disney animated feature, The Princess and the Frog, which offers the first Black "princess" in a mainstream animated film and arguably the largest role granted to an Afr

[EXTENDED DEADLINE!] New Directions in Critical Theory Conference

full name / name of organization: 
New Directions in Critical Theory
contact email: 
ndconf@gmail.com

In response to many requests, we have extended our deadline for submitting abstracts to February 1, 2010.

New Directions in Critical Theory
April 30-May 1, 2010
The University of Arizona

C.S. Lewis and the Inklings: Discovering Hidden Truth April 9 & 10, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
C.S. Lewis and Inklings Society
contact email: 
skhoddam@okcu.edu

Call for Papers
For the 13th Annual C.S. Lewis and Inklings Conference
At Oklahoma City University

C.S. Lewis and the Inklings: Discovering Hidden Truth

April 9 & 10, 2010

[UPDATE] Forum Journal Issue 10: Space/s (Deadline 1 February 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Forum: The University of Edinburgh's Journal for Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
forumjournal.edb@googlemail.com

Forum: The University of Edinburgh's Online Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts

Call for Papers - Issue 10 - Space(s)

American Literature Association, May 27-30, 2010; abstract due Jan. 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
contact email: 
lisa.west@drake.edu

1) Harriet Beecher Stowe and visual culture. Illustrations of Stowe's work, evocations of visual culture in her writing, the house as a visual experience, etc.

OR

Mythcon 41: War in Heaven (4/15/10; 7/9/10–7/12/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mythopoeic Society
contact email: 
Robin_Reid@tamu-commerce.edu

The 41st Annual Mythopoeic Conference (Mythcon XLI)
http://www.mythsoc.org/mythcon/41/
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
July 9–12, 2010

Guests of Honor

Tim Powers, Author

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900 to present)

full name / name of organization: 
Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900 to present)
contact email: 
editor@americanpopularculture.com

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900 to present) invites submissions on any aspect of American Studies. We welcome a variety of subjects and theoretical approaches.

[UPDATE] Poets, Practice, and Passion in the Profession: A Dare to be Different

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD)
contact email: 
EGADConferenceChair@gmail.com/ http://orgs.tamu-commerce.edu/egad/

Texas A&M University-Commerce will hold the 18th Annual English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD) Conference on February 26, 2010.

Borders and Border Crossings: Double Encounters (April 30-May 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia Okanagan, Interdisciplinary Graduate Students Association
contact email: 
ubco.igsa@gmail.com

The Interdisciplinary Graduate Students Association at the University of British Columbia Okanagan in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, invites you to attend our third annual graduate student confere

The Resurrection of the Paranormal: Investigating Otherness in 21st Century English Studies [UPDATE][Submission Deadline Dec 21]

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.ncsu@gmail.com

North Carolina State University English Graduate Student Symposium

March 5-6, 2010

Deadline for Submissions: December 21, 2009

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