category: childrens literature

[UPDATE] - EXTENDED DEADLINE : BODIES THAT SELL

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization - UMass Amherst
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

Bodies that Sell: Commodification and Cultural Marketplaces

April 4, 2015
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Submissions deadline (extended) : February 10, 2015

SAMLA 2015: Print Culture and the Arts (abstracts: 1 June 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing (SHARP)
contact email: 
me.makala@gmail.com

Papers are invited for the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing (SHARP) affiliate session at the 2015 SAMLA Convention.

Special Issue of NCGS: "Illustration and Gender" Articles due March 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nicole Lobdell
contact email: 
nicole.lobdell@lmc.gatech.edu

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Please consider submitting an article to the summer 2015 special issue of Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies on the topic of “Illustration and Gender.”

Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference (UK) - 2/1/15 (6/20 - 6/21)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing: International Creative Writing Conference - Imperial College, London
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing 2015

The 18th Annual Great Writing International
Creative Writing Conference
Imperial College London
Sat. June 20th - Sun. June 21st 2015

Update Reminder Rebecca Harding Davis at SSAWW

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

Reminder: CFP Davis session at SSAWW 2015

Update Reminder Rebecca Harding Davis at ALA

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World welcomes proposals for an open topic session at the American Literature Association’s 26th Annual Conference.

[Abstract Deadline: 30 March 2015] Silence: A Semiotics of (in)Significance, University of Liverpool, 1-3 July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nick Davis, University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk - davisn@liverpool.ac.uk

Silence: A Semiotics of (in)Significance, University of Liverpool, 1-3 July 2015

Speakers:

Natasha Alden (English & Creative Writing, Aberystwyth University)

(Re)presentation: Problematizing Authenticity-- St. John’s University Graduate English Conference March 28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University English Department
contact email: 
sju.grad.conference2015@gmail.com

With an increasing interest for a globalized and diverse society, the quest for an authentic self is more readily apparent and therefore further conflates the problem of representation.

The Text in Flux: Human, Animal, Cyborg, Machine: 18 April 2015; Deadline for Submissions: 14 March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
Dr Vara Neverow neverowv1@southernct.edu

Dr Vara Neverow neverowv1@southernct.edu
The Text in Flux: Human, Animal, Cyborg, Machine
Saturday, 18 April 2015
9:00am-4:30pm
(Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:30pm)

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University's English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
accessMarch2015@gmail.com.

CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015)

Deadline Extended for CFPs: January 19, 2015

CFP Strata Conference 08/05/2015; deadline 09/03/2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Birmingham
contact email: 
strataconference@gmail.com

The organisers invite proposals for papers and presentations on the theme of ‘strata’ in the period 1845-1945 across the arts, humanities and social sciences, for a one-day interdisciplinary confe

Illinois State University, "Transgressions in English Studies." Deadline Jan 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Word's Worth English Studies Graduate Committee
contact email: 
Ryan Edel ryan@ryanedel.net Krista Roberts krober2@ilstu.edu

Transgressions.

[UPDATE] 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

We wish to announce an extension to our previous cfp-submission deadline.

cfps for this conference may now be submitted until 22 February 2015.

The conference information is as follows:

[UPDATE] The Power of Place: Investigating the Interactions between Ideology and Influence

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

Spying on Spies: Popular Representations of Spies and Espionage, 3-5 Sep 2015, The Shard, London, UK [ABSTRACTS DUE 15 FEB 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Spying on Spies
contact email: 
SOSConference2015@gmail.com

Keynote speakers: Professor Phyllis Lassner (Northwestern University) and Dr Rosie White (Northumbria University)

ANNOUNCING: THE JOURNAL OF COMICS AND CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Comics and Culture
contact email: 
journalcomicsculture@icloud.com

The Journal of Comics and Culture, a new, peer-reviewed, annual academic journal to be published by Pace University Press, announces its first call for papers.

The Constructedness of the Monstrous Wednesday 15th July – Friday 17th July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
m13@inter-disciplinary.net

The Constructedness of the Monstrous
The Monsters and the Monstrous Project

Wednesday 15th July – Friday 17th July 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Intersections Graduate Conference - Thresholds: Presence, Absence, and Territory

full name / name of organization: 
Joint Graduate Program of Communication and Culture at Ryerson University and York University
contact email: 
info@iscs-conference.com

This two-day interdisciplinary conference organized by the Joint Graduate Program of Communication and Culture at Ryerson University and York University seeks to explore the theme of thresholds.

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 1/15/2015] Call for Papers: "Expanding Boundaries and Reconceptualizing Text"

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
heatherfox@mail.usf.edu

In her 2014 Modern Language Association Presidential Address, “Connective Histories in Vulnerable Times,” Marianne Hirsch reconfigures vulnerability.

Tolkien at University of Vermont Conference, April 10th - 11th 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Tolkien at UVM
contact email: 
cvaccaro@uvm.edu

Tolkien at UVM 12th Annual Conference April 10-11th 2015
University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

SOCRATES 2015 : Publish with Socrates : Proceedings and Sponsored papers

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

Publish with Us : Proceedings and Sponsored papers

Socrates Journal Promotes Proceedings/Summaries and Sponsored papers :

Proceedings paper:

Trans* Identities, Childhood, and Nostalgia

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Vena (Queen's University)
contact email: 
d.vena@queensu.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS

Edited anthology on Trans* Identities, Childhood, and Nostalgia

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com — [Deadline 20th Jan 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com
contact email: 
editor.ctpijtw@coldnoon.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com — invites submissions for its two online publications: Diaries (diaries@coldnoon.com | upto 1500 words) and Di

Call for Special Session Proposals: 2015 PAMLA Conference (deadline 1/15/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The deadline for proposals for special sessions for the 2015 PAMLA Conference in Portland, Oregon (to be held at Portland State University and the Hilton Portland on Friday, November 6 – Sunday, Nov

[UPDATE] albeit: New York & LA in the American Imaginary

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

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 1, 2015

CFP: From the Outside: Narratives from the Othered in the Academy

full name / name of organization: 
Santosh Khadka, Joanna C. Davis-McElligatt and Keith Dorwick
contact email: 
santosh.khadka@csun.edu, jcdmce@louisiana.edu, and kdorwick@louisiana.edu

Call for Proposals

From the Outside:
Narratives from the Othered in the Academy

English Romantic Ecologies: Call for Chapt Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Lorna Fitzsimmons
contact email: 
lfitzsimmons@csudh.edu

Chapter proposals are currently being considered for a book, entitled English Romantic Ecologies, on ecological themes in English Romantic writing.

Bodies that Sell: Commodification and Cultural Marketplaces (Submission deadline : 20 Jan 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization - UMass Amherst
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

[http://umassego.com/conference/]

We make assumptions based on bodies all the time: what bodies are

CFP: The Literary London Society Annual Conference 22–24 July 2015 ‘London in Love’

full name / name of organization: 
Literary London Society
contact email: 
conference@literarylondon.org

Hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

UPDATE: Depictions of Race in Young Adult Dystopian and Science Fiction, Children's Literature Association 2015 Confernece

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

ChLA 2015 Conference, June 18-20, 2015: Depictions of Race in Young Adult Dystopian and Science Fiction

full name / name of organization:

Subjectivity in an Object World

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Thirteen, Issue 1/Spring 2015)
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Deadline: January 25, 2015

Contact Information:

Editor: Kevin MacDonnell

Email: sjuhumanities@gmail.com

[Update: Deadline Extension] CFP: Multi-Discursions: Remapping the Topography of Thought

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi (California State University, Northridge English Honors Society)
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

A colloquium to be hosted by Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi Chapter, sponsored in part by the Department of English at California State University, Northridge.

New Deadline:
January 16, 2015

Passages @ Georgetown, Feb 21, Submissions EXTENDED to January 9, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Georgetown University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
georgetownegsa@gmail.com

- PASSAGES -
The 4th Annual English Graduate Student Association Conference
Georgetown University
February 21, 2015
Keynote address by Jed Esty, PhD and Samantha Pinto, PhD

albeit Issue 2.1: New York and Los Angeles in the American Imaginary

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

Call for Proposals: "It's Magic"—Volume 6 (2016) of Technoculture, 1 May 2015 through 30 April 2016

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

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.

—Arthur C. Clarke.

Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced.

—Gregory Benford

Technoculture seeks critical and creative works that use new media and/or are on the subject of technology. Volume 6 (2016), "It's Magic!", focuses on the tropes that associate technology with magic and vice versa.

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