category: childrens literature

CFP Merlin / Wizard Roundtable (9/15/13; Kalamazoo 5/8-11/14)

full name / name of organization: 
The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

What Is the Magic of Merlin?
The Appeal of the Wizard in the Contemporary World:
A Roundtable in Celebration of the Tenth Anniversary of the

Call for Submission: Rattle - A Journal at the Convergence of Art and Writing Issue V

full name / name of organization: 
Rattle - A Journal at the Convergence of Art and Writing
contact email: 
editorial@rattlejournal.org.uk

We are very pleased to now be inviting submissions for our fifth issue of Rattle -- A Journal at the Convergence of Art and Writing.

CFP: Victorian Senses, April 11-13, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Victorian Studies Association (NVSA)
contact email: 
Erika Behrisch Elce

NVSA solicits submissions for its annual conference.
The topic this year is Victorian Senses.

'The Dovetail' Online Postgraduate Journal, Issue 1: 'Science and Literature', Call for Abstracts

full name / name of organization: 
Bangor University
contact email: 
dovetail.bangor@gmail.com

The Dovetail
Issue 1: ‘Science and Literature’ Call for Abstracts

'The Dovetail' Online Postgraduate Journal, Issue 1: 'Science and Literature', Call for Abstracts

full name / name of organization: 
Bangor University
contact email: 
dovetail.bangor@gmail.com

Issue 1: ‘Science and Literature’ Call for Abstracts

CFP: SWPACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
contact email: 
gypsyscholar@rgv.rr.com

Submission deadline: November 1, 2013
Submit proposals to: http://conference2014.southwestpca.org

35th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
February 19-22, 2014

[UPDATE] L.M. Montgomery and War (26–29 June 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Lefebvre
contact email: 
ben@roomofbensown.net

University of Prince Edward Island, 26–29 June 2014

Please note that the deadline for submissions is now 15 August 2013

Women’s Writing 'Queens of the Marketplace: nineteenth-century women writers and the rise of the bestseller

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southampton/Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
Clare Gill, (c.gill@soton.ac.uk) or Clare Clarke, (clarkc11@tcd.ie)

REMINDER: DEADLINE APPROACHING

2014 SE Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
West Palm Beach Atlantic University
contact email: 
lisa_marzano@pba.edu

Call for Papers: 2014 Southeastern Meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature
Palm Beach Atlantic University, April 3-5, 2014
West Palm Beach, FL

9th Biennial Conference of the International Association for Robin Hood Studies (10/31/13-11/3/13)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Robin Hood Studies
contact email: 
trowlan1@slu.edu

The Ninth Biennial Conference of the International Association for Robin Hood Studies will be October 31-November 3, hosted by Saint Louis University.

Suffragette Legacy; How does the History of Feminism Inspire Current Thinking in Manchester?

full name / name of organization: 
Camilla Mørk Røstvik/University of Manchester with People's History Museum Manchester
contact email: 
suffragetteevent@gmail.com

Suffragette Legacy
How does the History of Feminism Inspire Current Thinking in Manchester?
Saturday 8 March 2014

Call for Papers

NeMLA 2014 cfp: Irish and Indian-Anglophone Writing in a Transnational Feminism Context

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2014 (Northeast Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
tara.harney@uconn.edu

Call for Papers
45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-6, 2014 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania cfp

[UPDATE] ACIS Midwest Regional Conference (Deadline: September 6, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
acismidwest@gmail.com

The 37th annual ACIS Midwest Regional Conference in Iowa City (October 10-12, 2013) welcomes proposals for papers on any and all topics related to Irish studies – from new and existing ACIS members,

Wish You Were Here: Positions, Interactions, and Environments

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

Wish You Were Here: Positions, Interactions, and Environments
24-26 October 2013
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

Keynote speaker: Mathias Nilges (St. Francis Xavier University)

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.

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
contact email: 
aumlac@aum.edu

The sixth annual Liberal Arts Conference at Auburn University at Montgomery invites panel and paper proposals on the literature of the American South. Topics might include:

The Sixth Language and Linguistics Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The 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)

Literature and Medicine in the Eighteenth Century: NEMLA 2014, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; April 3-6

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/CUNY
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

Literature and Medicine in the Eighteenth Century

The Phoenix Papers, 3rd edition

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).

Little Horrors: Representations of the Monstrous Child

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Bacon and Leo Ruickbie
contact email: 
leo@ruickbie.com

Little Horrors: Representations of the Monstrous Child

Gone is the Victorian innocence of childhood. We have entered the age of the monstrous child, the little horror.

[UPDATE] Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal - 15 September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal

Text in Context is a graduate student journal published electronically by Southern Connecticut State University. We seek submissions exploring the text itself and its function(s) and implications both internally and externally—literary analysis, poetry studies, critical theory, popular reception of a particular work, close readings, historical relevance, etc. Though the journal primarily deals with English studies, we welcome original papers from other disciplines, provided those papers focus on the text and/or its context—pedagogy and instructional design, localization of language in the brain, regional dialects and their origins, etc.

[UPDATE] New Directions: African American Literature in the 21st Century (8/12;11/7)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Wendy Rountree / North Carolina Central University
contact email: 
wrountree@nccu.edu

North Carolina Central University's Department of Language and Literature will host its Seventh African American Literature Symposium on Thursday, November 7, 2013.

Imagining Alternatives: A Graduate Symposium on Speculative Fictions Oct 18-19, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Imagining Alternatives: A Graduate Symposium on Speculative Fictions
contact email: 
imaginingalternatives@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Imagining Alternatives: A Graduate Symposium on Speculative Fictions

October 18-19, 2013

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Submission Deadline: August 23, 2013

Kudzu and Moonshine: Reading, Writing, and Interpreting the Dysfunctional South (due 31 January 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Association of Carolina Emerging Scholars Conference
contact email: 
cescon@mailbox.sc.edu

The American South and its cultures, traditions, celebrations, music, literature, and dialects have long been a source of fascination, derision, and entertainment for those not Southern.

[UPDATE] CFP Death and Decay

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds postgraduate journal
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites submissions from Postgrads or Early Career Researchers on the subject of ‘Death and Decay’ for the third edition of HARTS & Minds, an online journal for students of th

CFP: 7th Global Conference: Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ic7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity

Tuesday 18th March – Thursday 20th March 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

[UPDATE] Bodies in Place: Disability and the Environment in American Literature (NEMLA April 2014, Harrisburg PA)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
mjcella@ship.edu

This panel seeks a broad range of papers that explore how disability challenges normative, even ableist, constructions of the body-environment dyad.

The Ebb and Flow: Navigating the Changing Landscapes of Feminism, 27-29 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Southeastern Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
sewsa2014@uncw.edu

www.uncw.edu/sewsa

SWPCA Children in Film

full name / name of organization: 
SWPCA
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: Children in Film, SWPCA/ACA, Albuquerque, NM, Feb 19-22, 2014 Deadline: November 1, 2013.

CFP: 9th Global Conference: Pluralism, Inclusion and Citizenship

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
pic9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference
Pluralism, Inclusion and Citizenship

Friday 14th March – Sunday 16th March 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

SIAR: online journal of irish studies - Deadline: 15 August 2013

full name / name of organization: 
SIAR: an online, peer-reviewed scholar journal of Irish Studies to the West of the West of Ireland
contact email: 
jodichilson@boisestate.edu

Accepting articles and papers written in APA, Chicago, or MLA about topics related to Irish Studies. US and International authors welcomed.

Critical Transitions: Genealogies of Intellectual Change - 2-day Workshop, Durham University

full name / name of organization: 
Leverhulme "Tipping Points" Project, hosted by Institute for Hazard Risk and Resilience, Durham University, UK
contact email: 
ihrr.admin@durham.ac.uk

CRITICAL TRANSITIONS

Launch Workshop – Work Package 5, Leverhulme Trust "Tipping Points" Project

27 – 28 September 2013

MFS Special Issue - Animal Worlds in Modern Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
herman.145@gmail.com

Animal Worlds in Modern Fiction
Guest Editor: David Herman
Deadline for Submissions: October 1, 2013

Feminist Un/Pleasure: Reflections on Perversity, BDSM, and Desire / Deadline 15 November 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Feral Feminisms
contact email: 
wiggins.yorku@gmail.com, feralfeminisms@gmail.com

Call For Papers – Feminist Un/Pleasure: Reflections on Perversity, BDSM, and Desire / Deadline 15 November 2013

CFA: Supernatural in the Nineteenth Century (abstracts: 31 November 2013, articles: 31 March 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Supernatural Studies
contact email: 
supernaturalstudies@gmail.com

CFA: Supernatural in the Nineteenth Century (abstracts: 31 November 2013, articles: 31 March 2014)
full name / name of organization:
Supernatural Studies Association Journal
contact email:

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