category: childrens literature

CFP: "ANIMACY" featuring keynote Mel Y. Chen / February 20-22 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC) / University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

MIGC 2014
“ANIMACY”
February 20th – 22nd, 2014
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
CALL FOR PAPERS

Keynote Speaker: Mel Y Chen, UC Berkeley, author of Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial

Vice and Assimilation in American Literature - NeMLA - Harrisburg, PA (April 3-6, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Francisco.Delgado@stonybrook.edu

This panel seeks papers that explore narratives wherein the process of assimilation is completed through vice rather than through the virtues of hard-work and persistence.

[UPDATE] ICFA 35

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
shanes1@kent.edu

March 19-23, 2014 at the Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel
The deadline for submitting proposals is October 31.

Guest of Honor: Nnedi Okorofor
Guest of Honor: Ian McDonald

Why Not Comics? Challenging the Graphic Novel Canon in the University (4/3 - 4/6/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
ksammond@fdu.edu

This panel seeks papers to examine why mainstream comic books are often excluded from classroom instruction and scholarly discussions about comics and graphic novels.

Currents of the Black Atlantic, ESA 2014 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center English Student Association
contact email: 
BlackAtlanticCurrents@gmail.com

Two decades since its publication, Paul Gilroy’s _The Black Atlantic_ (1993) united conversations about race, diaspora, modernity, and slavery within the Atlantic world.

Reading Animals

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
readinganimals@sheffield.ac.uk

Reading Animals

An International English Studies Conference
School of English, University of Sheffield, UK

17–20 July, 2014
Abstract deadline: 19 December, 2013.

"We should Look at Green Again": representations of nature in J.R.R Tolkien's Middle-earth

full name / name of organization: 
Walking Tree Publishers
contact email: 
martin.simonson[at]ehu.es

“We should look at green again”:
Representations of Nature in Middle-earth
to be published 2014 by Walking Tree Publishers

Graphic Novels and Comics -Call for Presentations and Panels

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture Association 2014 Conference
contact email: 
rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

Call for Papers and Presentations: Graphic Novels, Comics and Popular Culture-
SWPACA 2014
Southwest/American Popular Culture and American Culture Association
http://southwestpca.org/

Call for Submissions: Catholic Library World

full name / name of organization: 
Catholic Library Association
contact email: 
skelsey@lsu.edu

Submissions are being accepted on an ongoing basis for upcoming issues of Catholic Library World.

College English Association-Middle Atlantic Group 2014 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-Middle Atlantic Group
contact email: 
ceamagconference@gmail.com

College English Association - Middle Atlantic Group
ANNUAL SPRING CONFERENCE 2014
Call for Papers
“Beginnings and Endings”
8 March 2014

CFP: Panel on Sex and sexuality in Science/Speculative and Fantasy Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Jude Roberts
contact email: 
j.roberts@bbk.ac.uk

CFP: Panel on Sex and sexuality in Science/Speculative and Fantasy Fiction

Reading Animals

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
john.miller@sheffield.ac.uk

Reading Animals

An International English Studies Conference
School of English, University of Sheffield, UK
17–20 July, 2014

Abstract deadline: 19 December, 2013.

[UPDATE] Language and Linguistics Student Conference Saturday, November 16

full name / name of organization: 
University of Central Oklahoma Language Society
contact email: 
langconf@gmail.com

THE SIXTH LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2013
NIGH UNIVERSITY CENTER
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA (EDMOND)

Death, Gender, and Genre: On Women and Elegy (9/30/2013; NeMLA 4/3-6/2014, Harrisburg, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Clare Emily Clifford / Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
Dr. Clare Emily Clifford / ccliffor[at]bsc[dot]edu

Death, Gender, and Genre: On Women and Elegy
45th Annual Conference, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, PA

CSUF Acacia Conference 2014: Spaces and Places, March 14 – 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Acacia Group
contact email: 
theacaciagroup.csuf@gmail.com

The Acacia Group at Cal State University, Fullerton is currently accepting proposals for its 2014 Conference, Spaces and Places.

update/ CREATING MYTHS AS NARRATIVES OF EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT from 10 to 12 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
LDC of the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, Tunisia and the Institut de Recherche en Langues et Littératures Européennes, ILLE of the University of Haute Alsace, Mulhouse, France
contact email: 
myth.creation2014@gmail.com

LDC of the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, Tunisia and the Institut de Recherche en Langues et Littératures Européennes, ILLE of the University of Haute Alsace,

UPDATE: Great Writing Creative Writing Conference (UK) 11/15/13: 06/28/4 - 06/29/14

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

. . .

* CALL FOR PAPERS *

Great Writing
UK’s International Creative Writing Conference
Imperial College, London
Saturday 28 June – Sunday 29 June 2014

CFP: Interdisciplinary Approaches to (Re)examining Southern Canonical Texts

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for the Study of Southern Literature Biennial Conference Arlington, Virginia, March 27-29, 2014
contact email: 
heatherfox@mail.usf.edu

As southern literary studies continue to expand beyond regional borders, it is important to examine not only contemporary southern texts but also to (re)envision the significance of canonical texts.

Things Theory: Accumulation and Amassment - ACLA Seminar - NYU March 20-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association/New York University/Rebecca Falkoff
contact email: 
rebecca.falkoff@nyu.edu

With the enormous success of A&E’s Hoarders and TLC’s variant Hoarding: Buried Alive, and with the inclusion of “Hoarding Disorder” in the revised Diagnostic and Statisti

Journal of Balkan Libraries Union

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Balkan Libraries Union
contact email: 
gurkantuna@trakya.edu.tr

Journal of Balkan Libraries Union (BLUJ) (http://bkdb.trakya.edu.tr/) is a double-blind peer-reviewed academic journal covering theories, concepts, models, frameworks, and philosophies in library sci

Indian Literature in Translation

full name / name of organization: 
Dr R. P. Singh Associate Professor of English Department of English and Modern European Languages University of Lucknow Lucknow - 226007, U P, INDIA Cell : +91 94151 59137 Email : rpsingh.lu@gmail.com
contact email: 
rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

The proposed book seeks to examine various aspects of Indian Literature in Translation with reference to the following:
1. Making of Indian Literature

Deadline Reminder: American Studies Association of Turkey (ASAT) 36th International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Turkey
contact email: 
asat2007@gmail.com)

American Studies Association of Turkey
36th International Conference

American Fantasies and Dreams
May 14–16, 2014
Atatürk University
Erzurum Technical University
Erzurum, Turkey

Short and interesting articles required for The New Union online magazine.

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editor@new-union.co.uk

The New Union, a new online literary magazine, requires guest articles for online publication.

We welcome articles on any and all literary subjects and genres, and from any period in history.

Alabama Library Association Convention, April 22-25, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Alabama Library Association
contact email: 
allibrarydirector@gmail.com

ALABAMA LIBRARY ASSOCIATION CONVENTION 2014
April 22-25, 2014, at the Embassy Suites and Von Braun Center, Huntsville, Alabama

CALL FOR PROGRAM PROPOSALS

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (17 January 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism

CFP for the Journal of Cross-cultural Studies, Vol.1 No.10, deadline Oct. 31

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taiwan
contact email: 
cfcsjournal@gmail.com

Cross-cultural Studies is an international peer-reviewed journal published by Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, and has been indexed in the THCI (Taiwa

CfP - Tolkien and the Classics, Dec 2014, abstracts deadline 31/12/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Gruppo Italiano di Studi Tolkieniani & Effata publishers
contact email: 
info(at)jrrtolkien.it

To celebrate 40th anniversary of Tolkien's death
Gruppo Italiano di Studi Tolkieniani and Effatà publishing house, Turin (Italy)
announce the project for a book whose title is "Tolkien e i Classici" (Tolkien and the Classics). Publication is scheduled for December 2014.

UPDATE: NeMLA 2014 CFP: “The Art of Reading: Theory, Practice, Pedagogy”

full name / name of organization: 
Eden Wales Freedman
contact email: 
eef25@wildcats.unh.edu

Reminder: Please submit abstracts by September 31 for “The Art of Reading: Theory, Practice, Pedagogy” panel at NeMLA 2014 (April 2014).

CFP: Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture, volume 45, deadline 8/18/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Burnham/Santa Clara University
contact email: 
mburnham@scu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture Volume 45

Food and Culture Area

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

35th Annual Conference
February 19-22, 2014
http://southwestpca.org/

Submission Deadline: 11/01/13

Conference Hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102

European Popular Culture and Literature Area

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

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
35th Annual Conference, February 19-22, 2014
http://southwestpca.org/

Submission Deadline: 11/01/13

Conference Hotel:

CFP for Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (17 January 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University, Department of English
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism
Call for Papers: 2014 Issue
Submission Deadline: 17 January 2014

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition. Submissions are peer-reviewed by a selection board at BYU, and final decisions are made by the journal's two Editors-in-Chief in consultation with a faculty advisor. Essays may be submitted on a year-round basis, but Criterion is currently soliciting submissions for its 2014 issue, scheduled for publication in April of 2014. The submission deadline is 17 January 2014.

The Canon and Cultural Studies in the Composition Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu, wal209@lehigh.edu

Since the "culture wars" of the 1980s and 90s, the significance of canonical authors towards a general education has been argued by both the left and right.

Update

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

North Wind: A Journal of George MacDonald Studies

[UPDATE] Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 9/15/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Check the website, apollonejournal.org, for submission details on publication, or for an application to work with us.

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