category: childrens literature

Victorian Network: Victorian Bodies and Body Parts

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Netowrk
contact email: 
victoriannetwork@gmail.com

The ninth issue of Victorian Network, guest edited by Professor Pamela K. Gilbert (University of Florida), is dedicated to a reassessment of the place of the human body in the Victorian literary and cultural imagination. Rapid medical and scientific advances, advancing industrialization and new forms of labour, legal reforms, the rise of comparative ethnology and anthropology, the growth of consumer culture, and the ever changing trends of Victorian fashion are just a few of the many forces that transformed how Victorians thought about the human body and about the relationship between the embodied, or disembodied, self and the object world.

Fifth International Graphic Novel and Comics conference: production, institution and sedition 17-19 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Dave Huxley and Joan Ormrod, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
contact email: 
j.ormrod@mmu.ac.uk

After a series of successful, conferences in Manchester, Bournemouth, Glasgow and Dundee, we are pleased to announce that the Fifth International Graphic Novel and Comics conference (17th-19th July, 2

Autobiography

full name / name of organization: 
Södertörn University
contact email: 
autobiography2014@hotmail.com

Although autobiographical writing has ancient origins, the term 'autobiography' itself has only been in use since the late eighteenth century.

Concordia Graduate Colloquium on March 1st, 2014, submissions acvepted until January 10 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University English Graduate Colloquium
contact email: 
concordiacolloquium@outlook.com

Gods & Idols: (Ex)Changes of the Sacred and Sanctified

Issue 1: Horror in World Literature & Art

full name / name of organization: 
albeit.
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

When you hear the word “horror” are you more likely to think Heart of Darkness or The Walking Dead? Let the Right One In or “The Turn of the Screw”?

GENDER AND TRANSGRESSION IN 20th CENTURY BRITAIN [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Antony Mullen, Newcastle University
contact email: 
antony.mullen@ncl.ac.uk

DEADLINE: 1st DECEMBER 2013
Gender and Transgression in 20th-Century Britain
KEYNOTE: JIM BYATT (ST ANDREWS)
Newcastle University, 7th March 2014

[UPDATE] BREVITY - Graduate Student Conference at Western University (Canada), March 6 - 8, 2014 [EXTENDED DEADLINE Jan 1, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Western University, Canada
contact email: 
brevitywestern@gmail.com

Keynote speakers: Luca Somigli (University of Toronto); Mark McDayter (Western University).

12th Global Conference: Monsters and the Monstrous (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
m12@inter-disciplinary.net

12th Global Conference: Monsters and the Monstrous

Friday 25th July – Sunday 27th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference: Making Sense of: The Animal and Human Bond (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
a&h1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Making Sense of: The Animal and Human Bond

Sunday 13th July – Tuesday 15th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

4th Global Conference: Images of Whiteness (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
white4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Images of Whiteness

Monday 21st July – Wednesday 23rd July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

1st Global Conference: Deception (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
decep1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Deception

Thursday 17th July – Saturday 19th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

7th Global Conference: Diasporas (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dias7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference: Diasporas

Saturday 5th July – Monday 7th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

Thinking|Feeling 2014 - March 14th and 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Communication and Culture Graduate Program at York and Ryerson University
contact email: 
intersections2014@gmail.com

Call For Papers
Intersections 2014: Thinking|Feeling
March 14-15, 2014, York & Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada
Keynote by Jasbir K. Puar
Submissions Deadline: December 21, 2013

Georgia Philological Association: May 16, 2014 Meeting and Call for Papers [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
contact email: 
Elaine.Stephens@sgsc.edu

The ninth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Waycross Campus of South Georgia State College on the South Georgia Parkway

13th Global Conference: Environmental Justice and Citizenship (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ejgc13@inter-disciplinary.net

13th Global Conference: Environmental Justice and Citizenship

Sunday 13th July – Tuesday 15th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United kingdom

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference: Sacred Journeys: Pilgrimage and Beyond (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sj1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Sacred Journeys: Pilgrimage and Beyond

Wednesday 9th July – Friday 11th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

Sights and Frights: Victorian Visual Culture, Horror and the Supernatural 19th June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
sightsandfrights@gmail.com

Conference Call for Papers

‘Sights and Frights: Victorian Visual Culture, Horror and the Supernatural’

University of Sussex – 19 June 2014

7th Global Conference: Forgiveness (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
for7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference: Forgiveness

Wednesday 9th July – Friday 11th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

3rd Global Conference: Apocalypse: Imagining the End (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
apoc3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Apocalypse: Imagining the End

Saturday 5th July – Monday 7th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

CFP - Fifth International Conference on Popular Romance Studies Rethinking Love, Rereading the Romance

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Study of Popular Romance
contact email: 
conferences@iaspr.org

Eros, Philia, Agape: for nearly three thousand years, these three Greek terms have been used in the West to triangulate the shifting concept called “romantic love,” not just in philosophy and theo

3rd Global Conference: Celebrity and Fandom (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
celeb3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Celebrity and Fandom

Monday 21st July – Wednesday 23rd July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United kingdom

Call for Presentations

6th Global Conference: Videogame Cultures and the Future of Interactive Entertainment (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vg6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Videogame Cultures and the Future of Interactive Entertainment

Thursday 17th July – Saturday 19th July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

4th Global Conference: Childhood (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
child4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Childhood

Thursday 17th July – Saturday 19th July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

Grief. Language. Art. University of Liverpool, 8-10 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Today in many societies, grief is considered to be an acceptable emotion.

"Revisions and Amendments," Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference, Feb. 22, 2014. Proposals due Dec. 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Georgetown University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
kz86@georgetown.edu

Revisions and Amendments
The 3rd Annual English Graduate Student Association Conference
Georgetown University
February 22, 2014

Keynote address by Kathryn Temple, JD, PhD

CFP: PCA-Canada Conference 2014, Calgary AB, May 8-10 - submission deadline Dec 15

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association of Canada (PCAC)
contact email: 
conference@canpop.ca

Call for Papers
Popular Culture Association of Canada (PCAC)
4th Annual Conference, May 8-10, 2014

Close Encounters: Remapping Discipline Though Genre (March 29, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst, English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

Close Encounters: Remapping Discipline though Genre
University of Massachusetts Amherst, Saturday, March 29, 2014

Teaching Southern Literature / RMMLA / October 9-11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

ROCKY MOUNTAIN MODERN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION
Boise, Idaho / October 9-11, 2014
Deadline: March 1, 2014

“When a Syllabus Goes South”

Interventions in English Studies: Finding Our Places

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Dayton
contact email: 
cfp.udayton@gmail.com

“When I cannot see words curling like rings of smoke round me I am in darkness—I am nothing.” –Virginia Woolf, The Waves

Rebecca Harding Davis Society ALA Proposals due 1/17/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Harding Davis Society
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World welcomes proposals for a session on “Davis and the Political” at the American Literature Association’s 25th Annual Conference.

Sonic Economies: Sound, Voice, Substance

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA Annual Meeting, March 20-23, New York University
contact email: 
serena.le@berkeley.edu

If sound is a physical property, it is also at once a property of ambiguous physical effect, and an effect difficult to regulate as property.

AFRICA AND THE GLOBAL ATLANTIC WORLD CONFERENCE: Deadline Extension

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Pan-African Studies, Kent State University
contact email: 
dpas@kent.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

PAN-AFRICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT
KENT STATE UNIVERSITY
PRESENTS ITS SECOND BI-ANNUAL

AFRICA AND THE GLOBAL ATLANTIC WORLD CONFERENCE

Pedagogy of Young Adult Literature (Abstracts due 2/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Mike Cadden, Karen Coats, Roberta Seelinger Trites, co-editors
contact email: 
Mike Cadden, cadden@missouriwestern.edu; Karen Coats, kscoat2@ilstu.edu; Roberta Seelinger Trites, seeling@ilstu.edu

Call for Papers: Options for Teaching Young Adult Literature (MLA Options for Teaching Series)
Edited by Mike Cadden, Karen Coats, and Roberta Seelinger Trites

Extended Deadline: “Transnational Scales: Going Global in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries” (Special Panel at UM ECSG

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Michigan's Eighteenth Century Studies Group, Nineteenth Century Forum, and Reorientations Interdisciplinary Workshop
contact email: 
atsay@umich.edu

EXTENDED DEADLINE: DECEMBER 15, 2013

Special Panel Session: “Transnational Scales: Going Global in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries”

“The Economy of Scales” Graduate Conference

Buffy to Batgirl: Women and Gender in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Comics, May 2-3, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Zara Wilkinson, Rutgers University-Camden
contact email: 
buffytobatgirl@gmail.com

Rutgers University-Camden
Camden, NJ
May 2-3, 2014

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