category: childrens literature

Being Non/Human: Bodily Borders. Abstracts due 02/02/15. Conference on 17th June 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Queen Mary University of London
contact email: 
being.non.human@gmail.com

‘Being Non/Human’ is organising a conference for 2015 on the topic of ‘bodily borders’ and we invite any postgraduate or early career researcher interested in this theme to submit an abstract

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing): C A L L F O R E N T R I E S

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
poetry@coldnoon.com | researchpapers@coldnoon.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics
(International Journal of Travel Writing)
ISSN 2278-9642 | E-ISSN 2278-9650

C A L L F O R E N T R I E S
No. XI | Issue 4(1) | Jan '15
Deadline: November 20 2014

'Abnormality and the Abnormal in the Nineteenth Century' 7 May 2015. CFP Deadline 16 January 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies, Durham University, UK
contact email: 
cncs@durham.ac.uk

‘Neither moral philosophy nor poetry condescends
to the monstrous or the abnormal,’
Thomas De Quincey, 1848.

Abnormality and the Abnormal in the Nineteenth Century

The Power of Place: Investigating the Interactions between Ideology and Influence (March 14, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2015.conference@gmail.com

“The preservation or construction of a sense of place is then an active moment in the passage from memory to hope, from past to future.” David Harvey

Identity and Materialism: Reading the Space between Persons and Things (April 10-11, 2015) Deadline: February 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
contact email: 
jpc0018@uah.edu

Identity and Materialism: Reading the Space between Persons and Things

University of Alabama in Huntsville Graduate Student Conference

April 10-11, 2015

Age, Culture, Humanities: Deadine for Issue #3 - 15 February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Age, Culture, Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
ageculturehumanities@coastal.edu

Call for Submissions

Deadline to ensure consideration for Issue #3: 15 February 2015

For Issue #3, general submissions are welcome as well as work on the following topics:

[UPDATE] Reading the Queer in Literature, Culture and Theory (edited volume). Deadline for submission (extended): Dec. 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Subashish Bhattacharjee
contact email: 
subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com

Submissions are invited for a forthcoming edited volume on the representations of the 'queer' in the various genres and sub-genres of art, cinema, culture and popular culture, theory, philosophy and h

[UPDATE] NEW DEADLINE 17 December: "Entangled Histories and Cultures" 5th SILAS Conference, Cork, Ireland, 25-27 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Irish Latin American Studies
contact email: 
silasucc2015@gmail.com

200 word abstracts/poster proposals due 17 December 2014

5th SILAS conference, University College Cork, Ireland, 25-27 June 2015.

Louisa May Alcott Society: American Literature Association 26th Annual Conference Boston May 21-24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Louisa May Alcott Society (Contact Christine Doyle)
contact email: 
doylec@ccsu.edu

"Transatlantic Alcott": Louisa May Alcott's status as a quintessentially American writer notwithstanding, literature and life on the other side of "the pond" interested her immensely.

Interdisciplinary Graduate Disabilities Conference - April 10-11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Vanderbilt University - Vanderbilt Advocates for Disabilities Education and Research
contact email: 
lucas.f.wilson@vanderbilt.edu; topher.endress@gmail.com

We invite graduate and professional students, academics, professionals, and qualified undergraduate students to participate in Vanderbilt Advocates for Disabilities Education and Research's first Inte

18th Annual CSLIS Conference (March 26-28, 2015), "The Fellowship of the Book: The Inklings in Community"

full name / name of organization: 
C. S. Lewis & Inklings Society
contact email: 
jbbrown@gcc.edu

At Grove City College in Grove City, Pennsylvania.

Papers related to the works of C.S. Lewis, the Inklings, George MacDonald, and Dorothy L. Sayers are invited.

Fictions of Corporeal Diversity: A Symposium on Literary Disability Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Gregory, Lancaster University
contact email: 
a.gregory5@lancaster.ac.uk

Charles Carter Building, Lancaster University
Thursday 4th June 2015
Keynote Speaker: David Bolt (Liverpool Hope University)

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: Twentieth Century Women’s Writing (Edited Volume)

full name / name of organization: 
Subashish Bhattacharjee & Saikat Guha (Department of English, University of North Bengal, India)
contact email: 
subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com & mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

We invite scholarly papers that shed light on twentieth century women novelists, playwrights and poets for a forthcoming anthology on twentieth century women writers.
Scope of the volume:

"Transgressions," Illinois State University, April 17th [Proposals due Jan 1st]

full name / name of organization: 
Word's Worth English Studies Graduate Committee
contact email: 
krober2@ilstu.edu

Word’s Worth Call for Proposals

Technoculture Volume 5 (2015) Open Topic

full name / name of organization: 
Technoculture: An Online Journal of Technology in Society
contact email: 
inquiries@tcjournal.org

"Intellectual Freedom:" Graduate Conference - University of South Carolina - Deadline Nov. 27, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Carolina Department of English
contact email: 
alcatusc@gmail.com

The ALC is pleased to announce The Second Annual Graduate English Conference at the University of South Carolina:

"Intellectual Freedom"

February 27-28, 2015

"Illustration and Gender" special issue of NCGS (3/15/15; Summer 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies
contact email: 
kate.holterhoff@gmail.com

In Reading Victorian Illustration, 1855-1875 (Ashgate 2012), Paul Goldman calls for an “enlargement” of illustration studies; “[t]he breadth and depth of what exists and remains relatively unexp

UPDATE: Violation: Representations in Literature and Culture. February 20-22, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University English Department
contact email: 
violationconference@gmail.com

Violation: Representations in Literature and Culture
An Interdisciplinary Conference Sponsored by the McGill University English Department. February 20-22, 2015.

*Update* Registration Open: The Wizard of Oz and the Cultural Imagination (Brighton, UK) - Nov 21-22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Brighton
contact email: 
ozat75@gmail.com

Brighton University’s College of Arts and Bath Spa University are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the international and interdisciplinary conference, The Wizard of Oz and the C

Landscape, Space, and Place conference

full name / name of organization: 
Landscape Studies and Geography Department at Indiana University
contact email: 
IUlandscapeconference@gmail.com

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9th Annual Landscape, Space, and Place Conference
Indiana University – Indiana Memorial Union in Bloomington, Indiana
February 26-28th 2015

Faculty Presentations will be February 26th in the Georgian Room (IMU)
Graduate Presentations will be February 27-28th in State Room East (IMU)

Ambivalent Ambiguities: Depictions of Race in Young Adult Dystopian and Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Miranda Green-Barteet and Meghan Gilbert-Hickey
contact email: 
raceinyalit@gmail.com

Ambivalent Ambiguities: Depictions of Race in Young Adult
Dystopian and Science Fiction

Reading Short Fiction in Transnational Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
Trinity College Dublin / University College Dublin
contact email: 
ensfrdublin@gmail.com

Reading Short Fiction in Transnational Contexts

A Conference of the European Network for Short Fiction Research

April 17-18, 2015, TCD and UCD, Dublin, Ireland

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to November 1st:: Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh English Department Graduate Program
contact email: 
LSJLehigh@gmail.com

The Lehigh University English graduate program is organizing our first annual conference on "Literature and Social Justice" for March 7th, 2015, to be held at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylva

Craft Critique Culture: Changes & Exchanges (April 10-11, 2015: Iowa City, Iowa)

full name / name of organization: 
Angela Toscano/Annemarie Pearson (University of Iowa)
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

“My soul would sing of metamorphoses./ But since, o gods, you were the source of these/ bodies becoming other bodies, breathe/ your breath into my book of changes”
—Ovid, The Metamorphoses (trans. Allen Mandelbaum)

As an interdisciplinary conference, Craft Critique Culture encompasses the intersection of critical and creative approaches. In light of this objective, this year’s conference renews this focus through the examination of changes and exchanges. We invite the submission of critical, theoretical, and original creative work from across the humanities, sciences, and legal disciplines that speak to this topic. We are seeking submissions that cover a gamut of methods and forms, from traditional scholarly papers to non-traditional formats and presentations, including film, video, music, fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, visual art and artists’ books, as well as theater and performance.

[UPDATE] ACLA 2015 After Nature: Feminist Futures DEADLINE 15 Oct, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting, 26-29 Mar 2015, Seattle, WA
contact email: 
rylee001@uw.edu

Organizer: Regina Lee, University of Washington

[UPDATE] Beyond the Binary

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

Beyond the Binary
(See HERA’s website for an expanded description.)
www.h-e-r-a.org/

Writers in Conversation 2(1) Jan 2015 - Deadline Nov 30th 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Gillian Dooley, Flinders University; Nick Turner, Edge Hill University
contact email: 
gillian.dooley@flinders.edu.au

Gillian Dooley and Nick Turner, the editors of 'Writers in Conversation', an international open-access online literary journal, are seeking interviews with writers of all kinds.

ATHE Religion and Theatre Call for Panels: 2015 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Theatre in Higher Education: Religion and Theatre Focus Group
contact email: 
andavis8@umd.edu

DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1, 2014

ATHE 2015: Religion and Theatre CFP
CALL FOR PAPERS:

Religion and Theatre Focus Group

Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference

Maps and Mapping in Children's Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Hazel Sheeky Bird
contact email: 
hazelsheekybird@gmail.com

Literature for children and young adults is a rich source of material for the study of literary maps, one that has been largely overlooked, despite the growth in academic interest in this area of stud

Fourth International Conference on Literary Juvenilia. Barcelona, June 17-20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
contact email: 
juvenilia.conference@gmail.com

The Fourth International Conference on Literary Juvenilia will be held in the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, from 17-20 June, 2015.

Christianity and Culture: The Interaction of Faith and Literature through the Ages

full name / name of organization: 
2015 Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
tcoley@umhb.edu

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Belton TX
October 1-3, 2015

[UPDATE] UGA English Graduate Conference 2015

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization, UGA
contact email: 
egoconference2015@gmail.com

contact email:
egoconference2015@gmail.com

Writing for Liberty

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research, Lancaster University
contact email: 
writingforliberty@lancaster.ac.uk

Writing for Liberty is a two-day conference hosted by the Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research at Lancaster University to be held on 17-18 April 2015.

Study Day on Order and Disorder in April 21st, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
the ISSH of Jendouba, Tunisia
contact email: 
sou.benarfa@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Study Day on Order and Disorder in April 21st, 2015, at the ISSH of Jendouba, Tunisia.
January 5th, 2015 is the deadline for submissions.

CFP: Mystery/Detective Fiction, Southwest PCA/ACA (11/1/14; 2/11-14, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
labartlett@fhsu.edu

As popular genres, mystery and detective fiction reflect a wide range of changes in society, including representations of detectives and other characters from an increasingly wide range of racial, eth

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