category: childrens literature

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,

Stony Brook University 2014 Graduate Conference: “Bonds”

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University / English Department
contact email: 
sbuenglishgradcon@gmail.com

Stony Brook University 2014 Graduate Conference: “Bonds”

CFP: Mid-America American Studies Assoc. (MAASA) Conference (proposals by Dec. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-America American Studies Association
contact email: 
emailmaasa@gmail.com

Call for Papers

All Deliberate Speed: Politics of Equality and Discourses of Difference

Southern Studies Conference [Update]--deadline extended until Nov. 4

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University at Montgomery
contact email: 
aumlac@aum.edu

The Southern Studies Conference at Auburn University at Montgomery (February 7-8, 2014)
full name / name of organization:
AUMLAC: Southern Studies Conference, Auburn University at Montgomery

Politics of Place, Issue 02: "Technology" - submission deadline: 31 Jan 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Politics of Place: A Journal for Postgraduates
contact email: 
politicsofplace@ex.ac.uk

Following the release of Issue 01, which developed the theme of "Maps and Margins", we are now seeking submissions for the second issue which speak to the theme of "Technology".

The Poetics of Collage

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Creative Collaboration, London
contact email: 
thepoeticsofcollage@gmail.com

Si ce sont les plumes qui font le plumage, ce n’est pas la colle qui fait le collage.

Max Ernst, ‘Au-delà de la peinture’ (1936)

[UPDATE] Postcolonial Environments: A Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
postcolonialenvironments@manchester.ac.uk

Postcolonial Environments will bring together scholars and postgraduates interested in the role of environments in colonial and postcolonial encounters and the relations that they engender.

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

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

Nineteenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Kates
contact email: 
ron.kates@mtsu.edu

April 4, 2014

On the campus of Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Keynote Address: Skip Nipper, Nashville baseball historian

Comics Arts Conference WonderCon 12/15

full name / name of organization: 
Comics Arts Conference
contact email: 
comicsartsconference@gmail.com

100 to 200 word abstracts for papers, presentations taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in sequences) are being accepted for a meeting of scholars and professional

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

UPDATE Call for Papers: the quint

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

The quint’s twentieth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and revi

Aeternum: The Journal of Contemporary Gothic Studies

full name / name of organization: 
GANZA / Dr Lorna Piatti-Farnell (Editor)
contact email: 
editor@aeternumjournal.com

Aeternum: The Journal of Contemporary Gothic Studies (ISSN2324-4895) is an open-access biannual on-line journal. It offers peer-reviewed academic articles.

The Phoenix Papers, Rolling CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association
contact email: 
FANSConference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce the rolling CFP for articles and reviews for our online peer-reviewed, open access journal, The Phoenix Papers (ISSN 2325-2316).

Challenger Unbound [UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED to 1 NOVEMBER 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Ue (ue_tom@hotmail.com)
contact email: 
Tom Ue (ue_tom@hotmail.com)

Challenger Unbound
Departme

Creativity, Inc.: Intellectual Production as Capital, ACLA 2014 at NYU (deadline Nov 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Yonina Hoffman, Torsa Ghosal, Michael Harwick (Ohio State University)
contact email: 
Yonina@gmail.com

One of the decade’s more contentious theories concerning the reformulation of capital in (post)industrial America was the denomination of the so-called “creative class.” United by a tendency tow

The Very Hungry Capital - ACLA Mar 20-23, 2014 - NYU - Deadline Nov 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Shelly Jansen - Rochester Institute of Technology
contact email: 
shelly.jansen@gmail.com

Zombies, vampires, werewolves…and poverty? In recent young adult literature we have witnessed a trend of incorporating more “adult” issues as the main crisis driving the story.

[REMINDER] What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English / 14-17 July 2014 / Lincoln, UK / Deadline: 1st November 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve, University of Lincoln
contact email: 
meve@lincoln.ac.uk

Please email 200-300 word proposals for 20-minute papers and brief biographical notes of 50 words to the conference organisers: Dr Siân Adiseshiah, Dr Martin Eve, Dr Rupert Hildyard, and Dr Agnes Woo

CALL FOR PAPERS, CASE STUDIES, REVIEWS AND REPORTS, MARCH, 2014 ISSUE.

full name / name of organization: 
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT ECONOMICS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
contact email: 
editor.ijmess@gmail.com

International Journal of Management, Economics and Social Sciences (IJMESS) is a double blind peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary international research journal.

[UPDATE] Cross-cultural Studies Call for Paper Submissions to Volume 1, No. 10, deadline 15 Nov. 2013

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

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

Essays on Neil Gaiman (February 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Tara Prescott / UCLA
contact email: 
taralynnprescott@gmail.com

Building on the success of Feminism in the Worlds of Neil Gaiman (McFarland 2012), this new collection of critical essays, to be published by McFarland in 2014, focuses on Gaiman's most recent publica

[April 4-5, 2014] Columbia University: “The Study of Eighteenth-Century European Culture: Past, Present and Future”

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University Seminar in Eighteenth-Century European Culture
contact email: 
acoppola@jjay.cuny.edu, njh2115@columbia.edu

CFP: Columbia University Seminar in Eighteenth-Century European Culture
50th Anniversary Conference
Columbia University
April 4-5, 2014

Call for Special Sessions - (dis)junctions 2014

full name / name of organization: 
UCR (dis)junctions 2014
contact email: 
disjunctions2014@gmail.com

We are happy to begin accepting proposals for special sessions at this year's 21st annual (dis)junctions conference, on April 11-12, 2014.

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (April 26, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (5th Annual)

Theme: “Transatlantic Modernities”

Date: April 26, 2014

African American Expression in Print and Digital CUlture

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the History of Print and Digital Culture, University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
printculture@slis.wisc.edu

African American Expression in Print and Digital Culture
September 19-21, 2014
Madison, WI
http://www.slis.wisc.edu/chpcconf.htm

2014 Southern Illinois University AEGIS Graduate Conference - March 29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Association of English Graduate Instructore and Students
contact email: 
siucaegis@gmail.com

Trials, Transgressions, and Taboos

New Directions in Sherwood Anderson at ALA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Nagy (Lehigh University)
contact email: 
pen208@lehigh.edu

Proposed Panel for the 2014 American Literature Association Annual Conference (ALA) to be held in Washington, D.C., May 22-25, 2014

"New Directions in Sherwood Anderson"

Kate Chopin International Society panels at 2014 American Literature Association conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2014 American Literature Association conference in Washington, D.C., May 22-25, 2014.

"The Passing of Time, and All of its Crimes": Gender and Transgression, 1900-2000

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

In early 2014 we are planning to host a conference centred on gender and transgression in the 20th century.

Twelfth International Conference on Books, Publishing, and Libraries - 8-9 November 2014 - Boston, USA

full name / name of organization: 
Books, Publishing & Libraries / Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
conference@booksandpublishing.com

Simmons College
Boston, USA
8-9 November 2014
http://booksandpublishing.com/the-conference

[MELUS] Ethnic U.S. Lit & Religion -- deadline correction: 27 OCT

full name / name of organization: 
J. Stephen Pearson, U of North Georgia
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com

Any topic related to the use/depiction/influence of religion in ethnic U.S. literature (including pop culture) is welcome.

The MELUS conference will be held March 6-9 in Oklahoma City.

[UPDATE] Adaptation and the Novel 9 November 2013, Keele University

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University
contact email: 
j.e.taylor@keele.ac.uk

The full programme for Adaptation and the Novel can now be found on the website: http://adaptationskeele.wordpress.com/programme/

From I, Claudius, to Private Eyes: the Ancient World and Popular Fiction. 16-18th June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Bar-Ilan University, Israel
contact email: 
lisa.maurice@biu.ac.il

From I, Claudius, to Private Eyes: the Ancient World and Popular Fiction.
16-18th June 2014

Bar-Ilan University, Israel

Keynote speakers:
Professor Edith Hall, Kings’ College, London

[UPDATE] ICFA 35 "Fantastic Empires" Children's and Young Adult Literature and Art Division

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
acmartaus@gmail.com

The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
ICFA 35 "Fantastic Empires"
Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel
March 19-23, 2014
Deadline: October 31, 2013

Processing and Performing Paradigms: How (Non)Literary (Con)Texts Construct Realities - Friday, January 24, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
UNC-Charlotte English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsa@uncc.edu

UNC Charlotte’s English Graduate Student Association
14th Annual Graduate Student Conference
Friday, January 24, 2014
Center City Building, Charlotte

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