category: childrens literature

Toni Morrison: New Directions - a special issue of MELUS (Jan 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Nicol (University College Dublin) and Jennifer Terry (University of Durham)
contact email: 
kate_edin@hotmail.com

Call for Papers
Special Issue of MELUS
Guest Editors: Kathryn Nicol and Jennifer Terry

Toni Morrison: New Directions

[UPDATE] L.M. Montgomery and the Matter of Nature

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

L.M. Montgomery and the Matter of Nature
9th International Conference
University of Prince Edward Island
23-27 June 2010

75 Years of Penguin Books: An International Multidisciplinary Conference (29 June - 1 July 2010); Proposal Deadline: 1 Feb 2010

full name / name of organization: 
AHRC Penguin Archive Project, University of Bristol
contact email: 
penguin-project@bristol.ac.uk

This conference seeks to cover the diversity of Penguin’s publication history. In 2010, Penguin Books will be 75 years old and Puffin Books will be 70 years old. Organised by the AHRC Penguin Archive Project, the International Penguin Conference is occasioned by these two anniversaries of what is arguably the most distinctive and the most significant publishing house in the twentieth century and beyond.

UPDATE: Extended call for papers on postcolonial and transnational studies for Manusya Special Issue 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Manusya, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
contact email: 
manusyajournal@gmail.com

Submission is invited for papers that examine issues on postcolonial and transnational studies from a variety of perspectives and disciplines.

CFP: antiTHESIS journal Volume 20: "FEAR"

full name / name of organization: 
School of Culture & Communications, University of Melbourne
contact email: 
editor.antithesis@gmail.com

Submissions are now open for antiTHESIS Volume 20: FEAR. Fear is one of the most potent forces affecting humankind.

edited collection - Critical Approaches to Teaching Graphic Narratives in the Literature Classroom (9/15/2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Lan Dong
contact email: 
baerchendong@yahoo.com

Deadlines: proposal by September 15, 2009; essay by December 15, 2009

UPDATE: Curriculum, Politics and the Student/Teacher of English: October 16-17 University of Illinois @ Springfield

full name / name of organization: 
University of Illinois @ Springfield
contact email: 
scord1@uis.edu; wcarp2@uis.edu

Curriculum, Politics and the Student/Teacher of English:
The 2nd Conference on the Future of English Studies
University of Illinois @ Springfield
October 16-17 2009
Keynote Speaker:

[UPDATE] Crossing the Line: Affinities Before and After 1900 (Jan 28th-29th 2010 Conference) - Sep 15th 2009 Abstract Deadline

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

An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference to be held at the University of Liverpool and the Victoria Gallery & Museum, UK.

Thursday 28th – Friday 29th January 2010

UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Fiorindi and Rita Gagliano
contact email: 
lisa_fiorindi@yahoo.ca

Anthology on the Corporate Academy Seeks Submissions – extended deadline

In his recent article “The Last Professor” (NY Times, Jan 09), Stanley Fish

Call for Editorial Board Members

full name / name of organization: 
www.redfeatherjournal.org
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Red Feather Journal is a new online, international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, English-language journal that provides a forum for scholars and professionals to interrogate representations of ch

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

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

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THE CARTOGRAPHICAL NECESSITY OF EXILE

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom SWTX PCA/ACA Feb 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
SW TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom
SWTX PCA/ACA February 2010

Intersections: Mind, Body, Time, Space

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
lewestman@utep.edu

The Humanities Education and Research Association invites 250-word proposals for papers, panels, roundtables, and workshops for inclusion in its conference to be held in El Paso, Texas on March 11-13,

CFP: 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 Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
gypsyscholar@rgv.rr.com

Submission and Registration Deadline – December 15, 2009

39th ANNUAL BSECS CONFERENCE (January 2010, Oxford, UK) -- revised

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Daniel Cook / British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
academic@bsecs.org.uk

BRITISH SOCIETY FOR EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES
39th ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Tuesday 5 January-Thursday 7 January 2010
ST. HUGH'S COLLEGE, OXFORD, U.K.

CFP Deadline: Saturday 26 September 2009

Third International Global Studies Conference - 21-23 June 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Pusan National University, Busan, South Korea
contact email: 
support@onglobalisation.com

** Third International Global Studies Conference **
21-23 June 2010
usan National University, Busan, South Korea
www.GlobalStudiesConference.com

CFP: Race and Gender-- Special Summer Supplement to MP Journal

full name / name of organization: 
MP Journal
contact email: 
Lynda_hinkle@yahoo.com

MP Journal (http://www.academinist.org ) is an international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed online journal dedicated to feminism and women's studies.

“National Identities and Literature: Problems and Possible Answers" & others

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Assocition
contact email: 
revista@452f.com

Nº 02 > Call for Papers

Call for Papers #02

CFP: Children in Film SW/TX PCA/ACA Feb 10-13, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Proposals are now being accepted for the Children in Film Area of the SW/TX PCA/ACA conference Feb 10-13, 2010 in Albuquerque, NM.(www.swtxpca.org) Submissions pertaining to any aspect of children's

[UPDATE] EAPSU Fall Conference, DEADLINE EXTENDED, AUGUST 1, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities Conference
contact email: 
ljcella@ship.edu

The 2009 EAPSU (English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities) Conference will be held at Shippensburg University, October 22-24, 2009.

Nations of Childhood

full name / name of organization: 
Björn Sundmark, Malmö University, Sweden
contact email: 
bjorn.sundmark@mah.se

“Nations of childhood” – call for papers

Packingtown Review: 2d Issue Deadline -- Sept.1, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Packingtown Review: A Journal of Arts and Scholarship from the University of Illinois at Chicago
contact email: 
editors@packingtownreview.com

The editors of Packingtown Review, published by the University of Illinois Press, invite creative and critical submissions through Sept.1, for its second issue to be released in 2010.

Ireland and Ecocriticism: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 18-19 June 2010 (Deadline: 15 February 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Maureen O'Connor, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick
contact email: 
maureen.oconnor@mic.ul.ie

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Ireland is a land of pastoral greenery, but its landscape is an arguably ‘unnatural’ construct, a topography shaped by a history of conflict and suffering. Gerry Smyth asserted in 2000 that ‘Irish Studies and ecocriticism ... have a lot to say to each other’, yet despite the centrality of the land to Irish identity at home and abroad, ecocriticism remains largely absent from Irish Studies in Ireland.

Literary Studies and the Affective Turn Roundtable (September 30 2009; NEMLA April 7-11 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Greenwald Smith/NEMLA
contact email: 
rgs@bu.edu

Call for Papers

Literary Studies and the Affective Turn Roundtable

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010

SSSL 2010 Conference (New Orleans)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
sssl2010@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: Society for the Study of Southern Literature [SSSL]
EVERYBODY LOVES YOU WHEN YOU’RE DOWN AND SOUTH: Cultural Capital in Hard Times
April 8-11, 2010
Renaissance Pere Marquette Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana

Comic Arts Conference-- @ Wizard World University-Chicago

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

CFP-

CFP: GAWAIN & THE GREEN KNIGHT in Popular Culture (9/1/09; Kalamazoo 5/13-16/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A. Torregrossa/The Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

THE EVERGREEN ROMANCE:
THE RECEPTION OF _SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT_ IN POPULAR CULTURE

45TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON MEDIEVAL STUDIES
WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY

CFP: Why Arthur? (round table) (9/1/09; Kalamazoo 5/13-16/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A. Torregrossa/The Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

ROUND TABLE on
WHY ARTHUR?
REFLECTIONS ON THE INTERNATIONAL APPEAL OF THE
MATTER OF BRITAIN IN THE POST-MEDIEVAL WORLD

45TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON MEDIEVAL STUDIES

[UPDATE] Comics & Popular Arts Conference (due: July 1 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew J. Brown
contact email: 
mattbrown@ucsd.edu

REMINDER: Deadline is approaching soon---July 1.

Call for Participation

Institute for Comics Studies
Comic Book Convention Conference Series

[UPDATE] Motion Comics [SCMS Panel] 7/31/09; 3/17/10-3/21/10; Los Angeles

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Douglas A. Cunningham
contact email: 
vertigodac@yahoo.com

Motion comics are (in most cases) digitized, panel-by-panel, animated translations of comic books or graphic novels.

CFP: "Form in Space and Time" (ASECS 18-21 March 2010 in Albuquerque; deadline for submissions 15 September 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
David A. Brewer
contact email: 
brewer.126@osu.edu

“Form in Space and Time”

Form has made a big comeback in recent scholarship, often in ways that are
supposedly compatible with the imperative to historicize which has dominated the

[UPDATE] Extended deadline - JUNE 30 Steampunk! Revisions of Time and Technology. SAMLA 11/6-11/9 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Crowther / SAMLA
contact email: 
kathryn.crowther@lcc.gatech.edu

I am looking for one more paper to complete this SAMLA special session panel. I welcome papers on any aspect of the Steampunk genre.

The Past's Digital Presence: Database, Archive, and Knowledge Work in the Humanities (A Graduate Student Symposium)

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, the Whitney Humanities Center
contact email: 
pdp@yale.edu

How is digital technology changing methods of scholarly research with pre-digital sources in the humanities?

Illuminating the Everyday Imagination [NEMLA, April 7-11, 2010; abstracts by 9/30/09]

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.

[update] William Blake and His Influence 4/7-11 2009, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; proposals by Sept. 30, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Josephine McQuail / Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
contact email: 
jmcquail@tntech.edu

Papers are welcome on William Blake and his influence on any one of the many artists or movements he impacted, including not only literature but visual arts and music: including but not limited to the

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