category: childrens literature

Festival in the Shire Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Festival in the Shire
contact email: 
eden@festivalintheshire.com

Welsh influences in the works of J.R.R. Tolkien

An academic conference held in conjunction with Festival in the Shire, August 13-15, 2010 at Plas Machynlleth in Wales.

Craft Critique Culture Conference: The Fringe, Or All Things Peripheral (April 2-4, 2010--Iowa City, IA)

full name / name of organization: 
Melanie Reichwald / Department of English, University of Iowa
contact email: 
melanie-reichwald@uiowa.edu

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[UPDATE] European Popular Culture and Literature, February 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010

Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association

That Which Moves: The Kinetic Nature of Language and Literature (1/29/10)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte
contact email: 
EGSA@uncc.edu

Nationalism(s) and Cultural Memory in Texts of Childhood (15 Nov. 2009, 1 Feb. 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Lefebvre
contact email: 
ben@roomofbensown.net

This proposed collection of essays seeks to address the interplay between nationalism (or nationalisms) and cultural memory in a range of texts for or about young people, including books, periodicals,

[Modified CFP] Visual Arts in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Journal Title: Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities: An Online Open Access E-Journal (ISSN 0975 – 2935)
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

[UPDATE] 18th- and 19th-C. British Women Writers Conference Abstract Deadline Extended to Nov. 1st

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

The deadline to submit abstracts for the 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference has been extended to November 1st.

CFP Critical Perspectives on the Twilight Saga (book), abstracts due Dec 10

full name / name of organization: 
Maggie Parke and Natalie Wilson
contact email: 
academictwilight@googlemail.com

 

The Poetics of Pain: Aesthetics, Ideology and Representation

full name / name of organization: 
Dept of Comparative Literature - CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
painconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers 

Bunyan and the Dissenting Tradition 07/26/10-07/28/10

full name / name of organization: 
Roger Pooley / Keele University
contact email: 
r.f.pooley@keele.ac.uk

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

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

         Moving Type: Consequence in Cultural Production

Shirley Jackson (EXTENDED)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew B. Prickett, Longwood University
contact email: 
prickettmb@longwood.edu

Call for Papers (Extended): Shirley Jackson

'Sound, Image, Text' children's literature conference 5-6th March 2010, Dublin, Ireland

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Society for the Study of Children's Literature (ISSCL)
contact email: 
padraicwhyte@gmail.com

[UPDATE] Obsolescence.

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

[UPDATE] "Mysterious Things" (11/1/2009; 3/4-6/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Hetrick / Graduate Symposium on Women's & Gender History (UIUC)
contact email: 
gendersymp@gmail.com

“Mysterious Things”: The 11th Annual Graduate Symposium on Women’s and Gender History

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign / March 4-6, 2010

Wizard World University-Anaheim (12/1/2009; 4/16-18/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Comics Studies
contact email: 
comicsstudies@gmail.com

Institute for Comics Studies Comic-Con Conference Series

Teaching the Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Acadmic Exchange Quarterly
contact email: 
frank.casale@morgan.edu

Focus:

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full name / name of organization: 
British Women Writers Conference
contact email: 
BWWC18@tamu.edu

Apologies--the correct website is www-english.tamu.edu/bwwc18

[UPDATE] 2010 British Women Writers Conference CFP

full name / name of organization: 
2010 British Women Writers Conference
contact email: 
BWWC18@tamu.edu

The 18th British Women Writers Conference will be held April 8-11, 2010 at Texas A&M University.  This highly interdisciplinary conference welcomes both graduate students and professors alike. 

The Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University (2/11/10-2/12/10)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Organization / Louisiana State University
contact email: 
mitchfrye@gmail.com

"Regarding Iteration: Narratives of Imitation and Innovation," proposals due 12/20/09 

Children's Literature (11/1/2009, 3/25-27/2010).

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jeraldine.kraver@unco.edu

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Comics Arts Conference-Wonder Con 12/1/2009; 4/2-4/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Comics Arts Conference
contact email: 
comicsartsconference@gmail.com

 

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CFA: Philosophy and/on Children's Literature. Deadline: 1 January 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Peter Costello, Philosophy Department, Providence College
contact email: 
pcostell@providence.edu

Book Title: Philosophy and/on Children's Literature

Children's film and literature: a 1-day conference 1/03/10

full name / name of organization: 
De Montfort University
contact email: 
djc@dmu.ac.uk

Children’s Film and Literature: A One-Day Conference.
Hosted by the Centre for Adaptations, De Montfort University, Leicester.
Monday March 1st, 2010.

The 41st Annual College English Association Conference, March 25-7, 2010-San Antonio

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
kmadison@uark.edu

Conference Theme:
Voices

“And in my voice most welcome shall you be.” As You Like It 2:4.87

"Music and the Written Word" January 16-17, 2010, Deadline Oct. 9

full name / name of organization: 
UC Santa Barbara Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music (CISM)
contact email: 
cjh@umail.ucsb.edu

The UCSB Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music (CISM) is seeking submissions for the 2010 Music and the Written Word Graduate Conference to be held at the University of California, Santa Ba

Locating Robert Louis Stevenson - 8-10 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Stirling
contact email: 
scott.hames@stir.ac.uk

The sixth biennial conference on Robert Louis Stevenson will be held 8-10 July 2010, at the University of Stirling (scene of the first conference in 2000).

[UPDATED] Nostalgia Conference Deadline Sep. 28

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization at University of Florida
contact email: 
ego09atuf@gmail.com

Home/sickness: Desire, Decay, and the Seduction of Nostalgia

[DEADLINE] Redefining Masculinity in 20th-Century British Popular Fiction and Culture: Sep. 30, 2009.

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.

[Last minute CFP] Seeing Things: Dreams, Visions and Hallucinations/ NeMLA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Strowe
contact email: 
astrowe@complit.umass.edu

This panel explores the connections between reality and imagined or imaginary worlds by examining the ways in which sight, and in particular the seeing of things that are not present or do not exist, contributes to knowledge and understanding.

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

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

Call for Proposals: Death and Representation, a One-Day Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Rochester
contact email: 
jmiddle2@mail.rochester.edu, vive@mail.rochester.edu

Death and Representation
Keynote Speaker: Dana Luciano, Georgetown University

RE: Nebula Latest Issue & Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Nebula: A Journal of Multidisciplinary Scholarship
contact email: 
nebula@nobleworld.biz

Nebula 6.3 is now online with unrestricted access at http://www.nobleworld.biz . The editors now invite submissions for Nebula 6.4 (December, 2009) with a manuscript deadine of November 5, 2009.

Moving Type: Consequence in Cultural Production<!--break--> Free Exchange Graduate Conference March 11-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Free Exchange Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference University of Calgary
contact email: 
free_ex@ucalgary.ca

Moving Type: Consequence in Cultural Production
Free Exchange Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference
University of Calgary
March 11-13,2010

CFP: The Gothic in Literature, Film and Culture (11/30/09; National PCA/ACA Conference, 3/31/10-4/3/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Louis Palmer, Gothic Chair Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
louis.palmer@castleton.edu

NATIONAL POPULAR & AMERICAN CULTURE
ASSOCIATIONS 2010 JOINT CONFERENCE

March 31-April 3, 2010

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