category: childrens literature

"Rethinking Allegory", The Warburg Institute, 30 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Warburg Institute
contact email: 
Karen.Lang@warwick.ac.uk, vb276@cam.ac.uk

Fairy Tales Area at PCA/ACA in Seattle, March 22-25, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
acaleb@misericordia.edu

The Fairy Tales Area of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association seeks paper presentations on any topic involving fairy tales.

‘Werewolves: Studies in Transformations’ (abstracts: 30th November 2015, full submissions: 31st March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Janine Hatter and Kaja Franck, ‘Revenant: Critical and Creative Studies of the Supernatural’
contact email: 
j.hatter@hull.ac.uk / k.a.franck@gmail.com

'Revenant: Critical and Creative Studies of the Supernatural’ is a peer-reviewed, online journal looking at the supernatural, the uncanny and the weird.

Habitats and Hazzards [10/19/15;2/19/16]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2016: the 8th annual interdisciplinary environmental humanities conference
contact email: 
lgerigui@lasierra.edu,chicks@lasierra.edu

Conference to be held on February 19, 2016 on the campus of La Sierra University (Riverside, CA, USA). 250 word abstracts due by October 19, 2015 to http://lasierra.edu/english/natures/abstract-submission-form/
Our theme invites exploration of the habitats and hazards facing and faced in the disciplines of the humanities. Papers may explore the conference theme as applied to the texts of humanities studies (e.g. the hazardous spaces of "Jane Eyre"), or the various crises that threaten the material world now or in the past (e.g. popular culture depictions of pollution). Presenters are invited to (re)frame the terms of the theme in ways relevant to their projects.

Knowing One's Place: Understanding the Influence of Place in Language, April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Rim Conference on English Studies
contact email: 
uaapacrim@gmail.com

Pacific Rim Conference on English Studies
Call for Papers
“The poet speaks on the threshold of being”—The Poetics of Space, Gaston Bachelard

CFP: Children in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: Children in Popular Culture

UPDATE - 25th Annual British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference - February 26-27, 2016 - Savannah GA

full name / name of organization: 
BCPCS Conference
contact email: 
bcpcs2016@bcpcsconference.com

The British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference, inaugurated in 1992, is the oldest and longest-running annual meeting of its kind in the United States.

The Fantasy of Social Justice: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Fantastic Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
contact email: 
fsj.conference2016@gmail.com

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Farah Mendlesohn, Anglia Ruskin University, UK

CFP: SWPACA Myth and Fairy Tales Area (11/1/15; 2/10-13/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
sheila.dooley@utrgv.edu

Abstracts/Proposals Due: 1 November 2015
Submit proposals to: http://conference2016.southwestpca.org
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association’s 37th Annual Conference

CFP: SWPACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area (11/1/15; 2/10-13/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
gypsyscholar60@rgv.rr.com

Submission Deadline: November 1, 2015
Submit proposals to: http://conference2016.southwestpca.org

37th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
February 10-13, 2016

Religion, Memory and Transmediality in Contemporary Cultural Practices

full name / name of organization: 
Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru & Dragoș Manea
contact email: 
sabina.draga.alexandru@lls.unibuc.ro & dragos.manea@lls.unibuc.ro

Edited Volume
Abstract Deadline: November 15, 2015.

NCTE Affiliate MEJ seeks essays for 2015-2016 issue

full name / name of organization: 
Minnesota English Journal / Minnesota Council of Teachers of English
contact email: 
scott.hall@moundsviewschools.org

Minnesota English Journal
Call for Submissions 2015-16

Editors: Scott Hall (Irondale High School) and Michael MacBride (Minnesota State University)

CFP Traveling With Gulliver, around Campus--Teaching Tools

full name / name of organization: 
Joel Sodano, University at Albany & Michael Brown, University of Aberdeen
contact email: 
jsodano@albany.edu, m.brown@abdn.ac.uk

This call for proposals is inspired by the versatile, prescient and even protean prose of Dr. Swift’s most well-known work, Gulliver’s Travels (1726). If Gulliver had a “tenure home” it would definitely be in the department of English; however, because of its relevance to so many disciplinary fields (economics, history, philosophy, to name the most obvious) Gulliver’s Travels is finding itself in an increasingly interdisciplinary range of college courses. This CFP seeks a variety of pedagogy-oriented submissions that give insight into the ways Gulliver’s Travels is taught in higher education.

International Conference Fictional Maps

full name / name of organization: 
Facta Ficta Research Centre & Silesian University in Katowice
contact email: 
fictionalmaps@gmail.com

Mapping the imaginary has always been a challenge for world-building and storytelling alike.

33rd Annual Illinois Medieval Association Conference: Medievalism, Feb. 26-27, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Illinois Medieval Association
contact email: 
tkovalcik@millikin.edu

[Update] Medievalism in Popular Culture - PCA National Conference (Seattle 3/22-25/16): Deadline October I, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA 2016 National Conference
contact email: 
cfrancis@bloomu.edu

CFP: Medievalism in Popular Culture

PCA/ACA 2016 National Conference
March 21st - 25th, 2016 – Seattle, Washington

37th Annual Conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Feb. 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
cbell3@uccs.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
HARRY POTTER STUDIES
37th Annual Conference of the
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
Feb. 10-13, 2016
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Deadline extended to Nov.1st for special sessions: Med/Ren Conf. Apr 7-9, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought
contact email: 
dr.darci.hill@gmail.com

Deadline for special session proposals/abstracts has been extended to Nov. 1st.

Deadline extended to Nov. 1st for special sessions for the Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought

full name / name of organization: 
Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought
contact email: 
dr.darci.hill@gmail.com

The deadline for Special Sessions has been extended to November 1st for the Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought.

Papers on Language and Literature: Call for Special Issue Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
PLL: Papers on Language and Literature
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu

Papers on Language and Literature is seeking proposals for special issues on subjects including but not limited to

Digital Humanities

Film

Literary Translation

Print Culture

[UPDATE] Motherhood/Fatherhood and Popular Culture, March 21-25, 2016, Seattle

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) National Conference
contact email: 
lpodniek@ryerson.ca

I am looking for papers for multiple panels for the PCA/ACA Motherhood/Fatherhood Area on any aspect of motherhood and or fatherhood in popular culture.

On the Footsteps of Dwarves: Different Readings of a Mythical Figure in Popular Culture (15.10.2015) [REMINDER]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Feryal Cubukcu, Dr. Sabine Planka
contact email: 
cubukcu.feryal@gmail.com, planka@phil.uni-siegen.de

Today more than ever fairy tales permeate pop culture, literature,
music, fine arts, opera, ballet and cinema. Speaking of the history of

Innovative Representations of ‘Utopias’ in Studies in English

full name / name of organization: 
International Graduate Conference: Innovative Representations of ‘Utopias’ in Studies in English
contact email: 
conferencegraduate@gmail.com

The Centre for British Literary and Cultural Studies at Hacettepe University is pleased to announce its second graduate conference which this time will be held on an international ground, “Innovativ

Neo -Victorianism and Steampunk - The 37th Annual Conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
gordmarshall@gmail.com

Neo-Victorianism and Steampunk
The 37th Annual Conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)

February 10th – 13th, 2016
Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center

[UPDATE] The Contemporary Canon

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
hmatthe1@binghamton.edu

[For the annual American Comparative Literature Association’s conference, held at Harvard University, March 17-20, 2016]

The Teaching of Literature across Two-Year and Four-Year Colleges: Comparative Perspectives @ACLA, Mar 17-20, 2016, Cambridge MA

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) 2016
contact email: 
dfzino@gmail.com

Organizer: Dominique Zino, LaGuardia Community College (CUNY)

Touching the Body in Pieces: Affective Ecologies of the Modern Body (NeMLA- March 2016, Hartford, CT) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
North East Modern Language Association
contact email: 
molly_hall@my.uri.edu or kara_watts@my.uri.edu

The Wenshan Review (ISSN: 2077-1218): Launch of its new website & call for submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The Wenshan Review of Literature and Culture
contact email: 
wsreview@nccu.edu.tw

The Wenshan Review of Literature and Culture, issued both in print and online versions, is excited to announce the launch of its new website: www.wreview.org .

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature & Literary Theory Print ISSN 2277-3967 E- ISSN: 2347-2073

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Forum Pune
contact email: 
newacademia.if@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Print ISSN 2277-3967) (Online ISSN: 2347-2073)

VOl. IV Issue IV OCT. 2015

Secularization and the Novel, a Seminar for ACLA 2016 at Harvard, March 17-20 - Proposals Due Sept 23rd [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
siemers.ryan@gmail.com

UPDATE: North Wind: A Journal of George MacDonald Studies

full name / name of organization: 
John Pennington, Editor of North Wind: A Journal of George MacDonald Studies
contact email: 
john.pennington@snc.edu

North Wind: A Journal of George MacDonald Studies

The Rise and Development of Dystopia in YA Literature [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Lindsay.Bryde@gmail.com

The Rise and Development of Dystopia in YA Literature

Crip Futurities: The Then and There of Disability Studies (Feb. 11-12, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan Disability Studies Group
contact email: 
CRIPFUTURE2016@gmail.com

Crip Futurities: The Then and There of Disability Studies
keynote speakers: Ellen Samuels (UW-Madison) and Alison Kafer (Southwestern)

February 11-12, 2016
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

[UPDATE] 2nd Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

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

The Lehigh English Department’s second annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference will take place on Lehigh’s campus in Bethlehem, PA, on March 4th-5th, 2016.

Medical Humanities at ACLA (Submission 25 Sept 2015, Presentation 17-20 March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa M DeTora/Hofstra University
contact email: 
lisa.m.detora@hofstra.edu

Medical Humanities: Reading the Body in the Medicine, Literature and the Visual Arts

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