category: childrens literature

‘The Moment Made Eternal’: At The Intersection of Photography and Poetry [NEMLA 2015; Toronto; April 30-May 3, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Hartmann-Villalta/Northeastern University
contact email: 
hartmann.la@husky.neu.edu

Writing about Alfred Stieglitz’s photography in 1923, Hart Crane said, “Speed is at the bottom of it all.

NYCEA Conference Core Controversies Oct24-5, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
New York College English Association
contact email: 
dvanderbilt@sjfc.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
New York College English Association Conference
“CORE CONTROVERSIES”
October 24-25, 2014
Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, NY

MAPACA Conference CFP Extension

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
contact email: 
mapaca@mapaca.net

CFP Deadline Extended to June 30th, 2014.

November 6-8, 2014
Baltimore, Maryland
Lord Baltimore Hotel

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Texas
contact email: 
asat@shsu.edu

American Studies Association of Texas
58th Annual Conference
Call for Papers

REIMAGINING, REFRAMING, AND REFLECTING AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Literature as Incantation: Magic Words and the World of Reading - NEMLA 2015 (4/30-5/3)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Tanya Radford, Dominican College of Blauvelt
contact email: 
Tanya.Radford@dc.edu

Proposals are invited for 15 minute presentations on the session theme of magic and reading.

European Popular Culture and Literature-Submission Deadline 11/01/14

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association-February 11-14, 2015
contact email: 
mcjonet@gmail.com

Individual papers and panels are now being accepted on topics related to any aspect of European popular culture and literature for the 36th annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association to be

WSQ: The 1970s (deadline October 2, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
wsqassociate@gmail.com

Call for Papers, Poetry, and Prose
WSQ Special Issue Fall 2015: The 1970s
Guest Editors: Shelly Eversley and Michelle Habell-Pallán

Seminar on “Listen to This: Musical Narrators across Mediums” - April 30–May 3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
cmculp@gmail.com

What does it mean to employ music to tell a story? How is listening to a musical narrative different from other modes of narrative reception?

CFP The new materialisms - Issue 19, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

The role of matter has often been marginalised in much of philosophical thought.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers [IJ-ELTS-July-September, 2014 Issue]

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies
contact email: 
info@eltsjournal.org

The IJ-ELTS invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of English Language Teaching, Linguistics, Literature and Translation Studies for July-September, 2014 I

Submission to American Fiction (July 2014 issue)

full name / name of organization: 
American Fiction Association of Korea
contact email: 
amfiction@daum.net; jgpaek@gmail.com

Call for Paper

Submission

Literatures of the Fraser Valley - Thursday March 5, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of the Fraser Valley
contact email: 
ceilidh.hart@ufv.ca

The Department of English at the University of the Fraser Valley is currently accepting proposals for its 2015 conference “Literatures of the Fraser Valley.” British Columbia has long been a beac

DEADLINE EXTENSION: CFP for Distribution: Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) -- 25th Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
contact email: 
mapaca@mapaca.net

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
25th Annual Conference
November 6-8, 2014
Baltimore, MD - Lord Baltimore Hotel

[UPDATE]Eco-Imaginaries: 2014 Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference, Oct. 10 2014. Deadline Extended to July 1.

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
tuftsgradhumanitiesconference@gmail.com

Eco-Imaginaries
2014 Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
Keynote Speaker: Elizabeth DeLoughrey
Conference Date: October 10, 2014

Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology [April 30-May 3, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Asssociation
contact email: 
mvk26@outlook.com

Special Session: "Rethinking Cold War Girls’ Literature," Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA), Detroit, Nov. 13-16.

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda K Allen, Eastern Michigan University
contact email: 
aallen36@emich.edu

Both “Cold War” and “girls’ literature” have been criticized as terms that obfuscate the complexity of the concepts they represent.

Scottish Studies: Sustaining Childhood: J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (Atlanta Nov. 7-9 2014)
contact email: 
cengland@fmarion.edu

SCOTTISH STUDIES

Sustaining Childhood: J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan

EXTENDED DEADLINE!

It’s Alive!: The Death, Rebirth and Refashioned City in Young Adult Speculative Fiction/MMLA YAL Permanent Session

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association/MMLA/Detroit, MI Nov. 13-16, 2014
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu

From London to Chicago, to Manhattan and Toronto, the depiction of the death and revival of the city is not uncommon in young adult literature.

[UPDATE] Conference Panel - Urban Environments in Young Adult Literature (Nov. 13-16, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Britni Williams / MMLA (Midwest Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
bmw95@zips.uakron.edu

Cities have the ability to set standards, enforce conformity, and dispense punishment to those living in or around urban areas.

[UPDATE] Face, Faces, The Phenomenology of Face, Conference, October 19-22, 2014, Athens, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
Nomadikon Center for the Visual Arts, Bergen, NO and The Center for the Ethics of Seeing, Albany, NY
contact email: 
ledbettm@strose.edu

“Face, Faces, The Phenomenology of the Face”

[UPDATE) The HUMAN journal is now open for submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The Human: Journal of Literature and Culture
contact email: 
human@humanjournal.org

The Human (issn: 2147-9739) is an international and interdisciplinary journal that publishes articles written in the fields of literatures in English (British, American, Irish, etc.), classical and mo

MOTHERS, MOTHERHOOD, AND MOTHERING IN POPULAR CULTURE. Deadline Nov. 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
contact email: 
acohenmiller@journaldialogue.org

Proposals are now being accepted for the newly established section area, MOTHERS, MOTHERHOOD, AND MOTHERING IN POPULAR CULTURE for the the 36th Annual Conference of Southwest Popular/American Culture

Popular Culture Pedagogy: Theory and Application in Academia Deadline for submission:

full name / name of organization: 
A. S. CohenMiller / Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy
contact email: 
editors@journaldialogue.org

Popular Culture Pedagogy: Theory and Application in Academia

Deadline for submission: November 15, 2014

Epistolary Children's and Young Adult Literature: NeMLA Toronto, April 30-May 3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rls@fdu.edu

Children’s and Young Adult literature is replete with first-person narratives told through journals, letters, texts, blogs, etc., in order to create a sense of immediacy and the semblance of truth.

Canadian Literature: 56th Annual M/MLA Convention, Detroit, Michigan, November 13-16, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dhawkes@eagles.nccu.edu

This permanent section welcomes papers on any aspect of Canadian Literature.

NEMLA 2015 CFP Steampunk Femininity: Recasting the Angel in the House (Sept. 10 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Chamutal Noimann - BMCC City University of New York
contact email: 
cnoimann@bmcc.cuny.edu

We seek proposals for an approved panel for the 2015 NEMLA conference in Toronto.

NEMLA 2015 Toronto "Steampunk Femininity: Recasting the Angel in the House" (9/30/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Chamutal Noimann, BMCC-City University of New York
contact email: 
cnoimann@bmcc.cuny.edu

Session ID: 15117
Session Format: Panel

Pennsylvania College English Association 2014 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association
contact email: 
penncea@gmail.com

Pennsylvania College English Association (PCEA) 2014 Conference

Ramada State College Hotel and Conference Center

1450 S Atherton St, State College, PA, 16801

1-866-460-7456

Centennial Study of My Ántonia, 2-page proposals due 1 February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Holly Blackford, Rutgers University-Camden
contact email: 
hvbhome@comcast.net

Proposals are sought for a collection that will offer readers an in-depth study of the 100-year life and legacy of My Ántonia, in the context of up-to-date research.

[UPDATE] The Fantastic (Open-Topic) for NEPCA (6/13/14; Providence, RI 10/24-25/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Torregrossa / Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Legend Area Chair
contact email: 
NEPCAFantastic@gmail.com

UPDATE 6/4/14:
PROPOSALS WILL NOW BE ACCEPTED UP TO 5 PM EST ON 13 JUNE 2014

CALL FOR PAPERS
SIXTH ANNIVERSARY SESSIONS OF
THE SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, AND LEGEND AREA

"Found in Translation: Transposing Identity Across Space and Time" LANGSA V Conference (Nov. 7, 2014; CFP deadlines, Sept. 16)

full name / name of organization: 
Languages Graduate Student Association (LANGSA) - University of Connecticut (UCONN)
contact email: 
langsa.uconn@gmail.com

V Annual Languages Graduate Student Association Conference
University of Connecticut

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Found in Translation: Transposing Identity Across Space and Time"

Urban Ecologies: Historical Perspectives; DEADLINE 30 September 2014; NeMLA 30 April-3 May 2015, Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
contact email: 
boone@pitt.edu

Ecocriticism focuses increasingly on urban environments, often in contemporary contexts. But the city has affected ecologies for centuries.

"The Picaresque Novel in the Long Eighteenth Century": abstracts due June 29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Rotterdam, July 26-31, 2015
contact email: 
andrew.bricker@gmail.com

CFP: “The Picaresque Novel in the Long Eighteenth Century”
International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
July 26-31, 2015, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Andrew Bricker

[UPDATE] The Victorian Period in 21st-Century Children’s Literature: Representations & Revisions, Adaptations & Appropriations

full name / name of organization: 
Sara K. Day and Sonya Sawyer Fritz
contact email: 
Vic21Collection@gmail.com

This proposed volume seeks essays that analyze how twenty-first century texts for young audiences across a variety of media--including print, film, television, and digital formats--interact with Victo

[UPDATE: Deadline Extension] "The Undead" Abstracts due 6/13 (for SAMLA 11/7-9))

full name / name of organization: 
Lynne M. Simpson, College English Association
contact email: 
lsimpson@presby.edu

The Undead as Sustainable (Academic) Resource

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