category: childrens literature

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.

[UPDATE] Collection: The Cartographical Necessity of Exile (abstracts, 9/1/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Elizabeth Bishop (Harvard University)
contact email: 
kebishop@fas.harvard.edu

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THE CARTOGRAPHICAL NECESSITY OF EXILE

Male Femininity in Twentieth Century Literature of the Americas (09/15/09; NeMLA 4/7-11/2010, Montreal, Quebec, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Harry Thomas / NeMLA: Northeastern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
harryothomas@gmail.com

This panel aims to identify representations of male femininity in twentieth century literature of the Americas, and to examine the cultural work done by the appearance and circulation of these represe

CFP: Creative Writing: Creative and Critical (10/30/09)

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"

Update: Pop Goes the Region--the popular and the regional in literature and representation

full name / name of organization: 
LiNQ Literature in North Queensland
contact email: 
victoria.kuttainen@jcu.edu.au

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS LiNQ VOLUME 36 2009:

Extended Closing DATE 1 October 2009

POP Goes the Region

Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900, Feb. 18-20, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
William Harmon, T. S. Eliot Society
contact email: 
wharmon03@mindspring.com

The T. S. Eliot Society will present two sessions of two or three papers each, with a substantial amount of time for discussion.

ETUDES IRLANDAISES , Spring 2010 issue/Numéro de Printemps 2010 (non-thematic)

full name / name of organization: 
ETUDES IRLANDAISES French Journal of Irish Studies (peer-reviewed)
contact email: 
cauvetp@hotmail.com

The Editorial Board of Etudes Irlandaises is seeking submissions for the Spring 2010 volume of the journal.
Scientific project of the review :

CFP: Call for submissions to the premier issue of Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org), an online, international, int

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org)
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Red Feather Journal facilitates an international dialogue among scholars and professionals through vigorous discussion of the intersections between the child image and the conception of childhood, chi

[UPDATE] Four Dimensions: Spatio-Temporal Shifts Reflected in Nineteenth-Century Literature

full name / name of organization: 
41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
lfash[at]brandeis.edu

Indisputably, the categories of space and time shift massively in the nineteenth-century; technology speeds experience just as urban growth and land acquisition distort space. In 1750 it took 3 days to travel from Manchester to London; by 1850, it took 6 hours. In 1866 one could even send a message almost instantly from Ireland to Canada across Cyrus Field’s transatlantic cable. The quickening of experiential time was also tied to the spatial developments which required travel technology and created new proximities: between 1810 and 1860, while the country acquired huge tracks of western land, the urban population in the United States increased from 6% to 20%, and by 1861 London, the largest city in the world, reached almost 3 million people. This panel will consider these spatial and temporal developments and their effect on nineteenth-century English language literature on both sides of the Atlantic.

Spring 2010 (March 31-April 3) PCA/ACA Conference --Women's Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lscoleman@eiu.edu

All topics relevant to Women's Studies are appropriate for placement in this area and at this conference.

Linguistics and the Study of Comics (edited collection). Deadline Monday 16 November 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Frank Bramlett/U Nebraska at Omaha
contact email: 
fbramlett@unomaha.edu

Peer English 5 - Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Parsons/ University of Leicester
contact email: 
bptutor@yahoo.co.uk

Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621) is a refereed academic journal, now in its fifth year, published by members of the School of English at the University of Leicester.

[UPDATE] CFP Call for Editors for Red Feather Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org)
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

UPDATE: Call for Editors: Red Feather Journal: an International Journal of Children’s Media Culture (www.redfeatherjournal.org)

Shakespeare in Comics

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Tondro
contact email: 
jason.tondro@gmail.com

CFP – Shakespeare and Comics

Arthurian Legend at the PCA/ACA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Arthurian Legend at the Popular and American Culture Associations Conference
contact email: 
arthurpop@me.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Arthurian Legend at the 40th Annual Popular and American Culture Associations Conference

March 31 - April 3, 2010

Renaissance Grand Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri

[UPDATE] Personal Narrative and Political Discourse. Spec. Issue of _Biography_ 9/15/2009

full name / name of organization: 
Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly
contact email: 
biograph@hawaii.edu

Call for Papers. Special Issue of Biography 32.1 (Winter 2010).

Deadline Extended to September 15, 2009.

“Personal Narrative and Political Discourse.” Guest Editor: Sidonie Smith.

Responding to traumatic narrative in the context of the college writing classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Jeanie Tietjen
contact email: 
jtietjen@massbay.edu

Despite significant instructional counsel against disclosure of personal trauma, students in writing classrooms regularly choose to represent traumatic experiences in composition.

[REMINDER OF DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS ] Crossing the Line: Affinities before and after 1900

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool 28-29 January 2010
contact email: 
organisers@crossing-the-line.org.uk

Crossing the Line is a student-led postgraduate conference that will explore and interrogate the multifarious affinities between Victorian and Modernist cultures.

NVSA cfp: FIGHTING VICTORIANS: DISUNION, POLEMIC, CONTROVERSY, April 16-18, 2010, Princeton University

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
gmcweeny@williams.edu

/The peace, that I deem`d no peace, is over and done.
Alfred Tennyson, 1855/

CFP: NVSA 2010
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FIGHTING VICTORIANS: DISUNION, POLEMIC, CONTROVERSY_

Princeton University: April 16-18, 2010

Fifth International IDEA Conference: Studies in English (14-16 April 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
ATILIM UNIVERSITY, ANKARA, TURKEY
contact email: 
ideaconference@atilim.edu.tr, evrimdogan@atilim.edu.tr

Fifth International IDEA Conference
Studies in English
14 - 16 April 2010
Atılım University, İncek Campus, Ankara

CALL FOR PAPERS

Deadline for Submissions: 1 December 2009

Reading *Twilight*: Analytical Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Giselle Liza Anatol
contact email: 
ganatol@ku.edu

Stephenie Meyer’s vampire saga, *Twilight*, has sold more than 42 million copies.

CFP: ecloga

full name / name of organization: 
University of Strathclyde
contact email: 
levelsix@strath.ac.uk

ecloga, a peer-refereed journal run by English Studies postgraduates at the University of Strathclyde, invites papers for the next issue.

REGISTRATION OPEN -- Conference: "Utopian Spaces of British Literature and Culture, 1890-1945"

full name / name of organization: 
English Faculty, University of Oxford (UK)
contact email: 
utopianspaces@ell.ox.ac.uk

"Utopian Spaces of British Literature and Culture, 1890-1945", 18 September 2009, University of Oxford

CALL FOR PAPER FOR PARSOMEN'S RETURNING AND RENEWED ISSUE

full name / name of organization: 
PARSOMEN - THE QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE IN ISTANBUL BILGI UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
bilgiparsomen@gmail.com

Parsomen, the quarterly periodical of the department of Comparative Literature in Istanbul Bilgi University, seek submissions of papers for its returning issue in November, 2009 after its interval of

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

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Adaptations, De Montfort University, Leicester
contact email: 
djc@dmu.ac.uk

Hosted by the Centre for Adaptations, papers are invited on screen adaptations of children’s literature, children’s film, writing for children and the child in film and literature.

"Let Spirit Speak! Cultural Journeys through the African Diaspora" 4/22-24/2010; deadline 12/15/09

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures; The City College of New York
contact email: 
culturaljourneys2010@gmail.com

“Let Spirit Speak!
Cultural Journeys through the African Diaspora”
April 22-24, 2010
The City College of New York
New York, NY

John Buchan and the Idea of Modernity (10th July 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Macdonald and Nathan Waddell
contact email: 
buchan-conference@hotmail.com

An interdisciplinary conference hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

http://ies.sas.ac.uk/events/conferences/2010/Buchan/index.htm

Saturday 10 July, 2010

Re-Orienting English: Paradigms in /of Crisis; date 2009/12/05; deadline 2009/09/01

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University
contact email: 
htjian@ntu.edu.tw

What is English studies in the early decade of the 21st century, when the national boundaries are being crossed and redrawn thanks to the international flight, the Internet and people flows, when the

The Work of Cornelia Funke

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
abuckman@saclink.csus.edu

Call for Papers: Special Topic: Cornelia Funke

Percy G. Adams Article Prize

full name / name of organization: 
Kamille Stone Stanton, Prize Chair / Southeastern American Society for 18th-Century Studies
contact email: 
stonek@savannahstate.edu

SEASECS invites submissions for its annual article competition.

The Work of Neil Gaiman SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 10-13/02/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Ximena Gallardo/ Southwest Texas PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ximena_gallardo_c@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: The Work of Neil Gaiman, SW/TX PCA/ACA

The Work of Terry Pratchett SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 10-13/02/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Ximena Gallardo/ Southwest Texas PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ximena_gallardo_c@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: The Work of Terry Pratchett, SW/TX PCA/ACA

CFP: Robert Graves and the Mediterranean: Mythology, Classicism, Religion. 6-10 July 2010. Proposals deadline: 31 Jan 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Graves Society
contact email: 
pjvilla@aol.com

The Robert Graves Society announces its 10th International Robert Graves Conference, to be held in Palma and Deià, Mallorca, Spain, Tuesday 6th July – Saturday 10th July 2010.

[UPDATE] CFP Colporteurs, Spaces, places, landscapes.

full name / name of organization: 
Irina Marchesini, Luca Pasquale, Luca Vancini - University of Bologna, Italy.
contact email: 
colporteurs2009@libero.it

The group “Colporteurs” is pleased to announce their annual conference, which will be held on Wednesday, 23 September 2009 at the Department of Italian Studies in Bologna University, Italy.

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