category: childrens literature

Turning Points and Transformations (Deadline Extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture
contact email: 
langlit2010@louisiana.edu

http://english.louisiana.edu/laconference/Home/index.php

Framing the Human: (De)humanization in Language Literature and Culture - March 6, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University Of Minnesota, Twin Cities Association of Graduate Students in Romance Studies
contact email: 
agsrs@umn.edu

Debates around how "the human" is defined, interrogated and regulated often delineate boundaries that separate the human and its others (e.g. the animal, the divine, the monstrous).

Rebecca Harding Davis Sessions at ALA (May 27-10, San Francisco)

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
mrenfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will host two sessions at the annual conference of the American Literature Association.

New Directions in Critical Theory: Borders, Power, Community-- April 30-May 1 2010

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

UPDATE: Children's and Young Adult Literature and Culture (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA; 2/10/10-2/13/10)

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

Submission and Registration Deadline – December 15, 2009

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

"The Life of the Text: Creation, Reception, and Explication" [12/1/09;2/19/10]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2010--a graduate student humanities conference--Feb. 19, 2010
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Graduate students working in all areas of humanities studies, including art, film, history, religion, literature, and the performing arts are encouraged to submit abstracts.

7th Annual Tolkien at UVM Conference: Tolkien in the Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Tolkien at UVM
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.

Mythology in Contemporary Culture: March 31 - April 3, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Rittenhouse/2010 Popular Culture Association Annual National Conference
contact email: 
earth2k8@mac.com

Mythology in Contemporary Culture

CALL FOR PAPERS

2010 Popular Culture Association (PCA)/American Culture Association (ACA)
Annual National Conference
Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis

Global Nonkilling Working Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Global Nonkilling
contact email: 
jevans@nonkilling.org

The Center for Global Nonkilling, an organization working to promote change toward the measurable goal of a killing-free world, is launching in January 2010 its “Global Nonkilling Working Papers”

Writers in Love (3/1/10; 11/11-14/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia J. Miller/Film & History
contact email: 
cymiller@tiac.net

Call for Papers
“Writers in Love / Writers and Love / Writing and Love in Film and Television”
2010 Film & History Conference: Representations of Love in Film and Television

Literary London 2010, 7-9 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Literary London
contact email: 
contact@literarylondon.org

Literary London 2010

Representations of London in Literature: An Interdisciplinary Conference

Hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

Re-defining art: Artistic genres in literary works.

full name / name of organization: 
The American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
contact email: 
medinaa@uhd.edu

This seminar seeks to identify how and why contemporary literature uses visual works of art (murals, montages, sculpture, paintings, photography, etc) as a means of interpretation.

Consumption: Pleasures of the Text, Materiality, and Cultural Practices

full name / name of organization: 
Epitextes
contact email: 
epitextes@gmail.com

The French Graduate Student Association of Columbia University is
pleased to announce a new issue of its graduate student journal on the subject of:

Columbia Graduate Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Epitextes
contact email: 
epitextes@gmail.com

The Columbia French Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce the inaugural issue of its journal of graduate work, Épitextes, on the subject of:

[UPDATE] National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers - USF Tampa - March 25 - 27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida English
contact email: 
usf.egsa.conference@gmail.com

National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers
University of South Florida – Tampa, Fl.
March 25-27, 2010

National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers - USF Tampa - March 25 - 27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida English
contact email: 
etrauth@mail.usf.edu

National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers
University of South Florida – Tampa, Fl.
March 25-27, 2010

Sex, Death, and Boredom: An Academic Conference. Friday, February 12, 2010. Fordham Lincoln Center Campus.

full name / name of organization: 
Will Fenton, Fordham Graduate English Association
contact email: 
fenton@fordham.edu

Calling All Papers

Fordham University
New York City
February 12, 2010

Sex, Death, and Boredom
Keynote Speaker: Simon Critchley

Ravenna, an online journal dedicated to the relationship between the British decadent movement and Italy

full name / name of organization: 
http://www.oscholars.com/Ravenna/Ravenna2/toc.htm
contact email: 
luca.caddia@katamail.com

I am pleased to announce the publication of the second volume of "Ravenna", an online interdisciplinary journal devoted to the relationship between the British Decadent movement and Italy.

The Resurrection of the Paranormal: Investigating Otherness in 21st Century English Studies [March 5-6, 2010]

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

"Limits of the Human"

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Center at Uninversity of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
emcconference@gmail.com

The Early Modern Center of the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) invites paper proposals for our 2010 Winter Conference, "Limits of the Human." The conference will take place on Friday

Infinitus 2010: A Harry Potter Symposium (July 15-18, 2010 in Orlando, FL) Submissions due January 16, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
HP Education Fanon, Inc.
contact email: 
fpsubmissions@infinitus2010.org

Presented by HP Education Fanon, Inc.
Infinitus 2010:
A Harry Potter Symposium
July 15-18, 2010
Universal Studios Orlando, Florida
Imagine the infinite possibilities.

Assuming Gender - Issue 2

full name / name of organization: 
Cardiff University
contact email: 
gender@cf.ac.uk

Assuming Gender
An international, interdisciplinary journal
Call for Papers

** We are now inviting submissions for our second issue, due out in the Spring of 2010**

The Aural Archive, ACLA, April 1-4, 2010, New Orleans (11/13/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Cohen, Louisiana State University; Sarah J. Townsend, New York University
contact email: 
mcohen@lsu.edu; sjt239@nyu.edu

“The Aural Archive”

ACLA annual convention, New Orleans, April 1-4, 2010

Proposals due: Nov. 13, 2009

Land of Promise: Stories of the immigrant in multicultural Canada (February 3-4-5, 2010, proposals due December 15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Canadian Studies, Department of Comparative Literature,Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
contact email: 
canadacentreju@gmail.com

In a multicultural and multilingual context, immigration has been an integral part of the national identity of Canada.
Modern Canada constitutes of a large percentage of Diasporic population who contribute extensively to the making of Modern Canada. In the wake of globalization, the evolution of Canada as a Multicultural State has been receiving much attention from mass media. This again has been a contested terrain since the settlement of a chosen race in a promised land has resulted into the subjugation of the Peoples who have been residing in the geo-political entity which came later to be known as Canada.
The conference would like to involve in a dialogue between local and global and highlight the concerns within the concept of Multiculturalism in Canada. "

CENSORSHIP AND DISCOURSE IN ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES (16th-21st centuries) University of Rennes 2 ( France), 27-28 May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rennes 2
contact email: 
delphine.texier@univ-rennes2.fr, claire.charlot@univ-rennes2.fr

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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 

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