category: childrens literature

[UPDATE] Literary Form and Reform [Shanghai, 17-18 May, 2016, Abstracts due February 29, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Nan Zhang; Miles Link, Fudan University
contact email: 
nanzhang@fudan.edu.cn; mileslink@fudan.edu.cn

The resurgence of formalist interests in recent years has sparked new discussions of the conception, role, and significance of form in literary and cultural studies as well as pedagogies.

Dressed to Kill: Fashion in Victorian Fiction and Periodicals

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Popular Fiction Association and Liverpool John Moores University
contact email: 
vpfamembership@gmail.com

Dressed to Kill: Fashion in Victorian Fiction and Periodicals
Saturday 19th March 2016, Aldham Robarts Library, LJMU

Call for Papers

(Un)stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found - March 19, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2016@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: (Un)Stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found

“There will be time / to prepare a face to meet the faces that you meet.”­ Eliot, Prufrock

CFP: The Matter of Resistance Conference April 29, 2016 (Deadline January 20)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
mattersofresistance@gmail.com

Confirmed Speakers:
Prof. Howard Caygill (Philosophy, Kingston)
Dr. Priyamvada Gopal (English, Cambridge)
Prof. Thomas Docherty (English, Warwick)

Registration now open! CFP: Jan. 20th for this Texas Spring Conference on Medieval/Renaissance Thought

full name / name of organization: 
Sam Houston State University's Second International Conference on Med/Ren Thought
contact email: 
dr.darci.hill@gmail.com

Attention: All Scholars!!

Don't miss this opportunity to have your work considered to be on the program at this unique Texas conference of medieval and renaissance scholars celebrating beauty!

Scheherazade in Classical, Modern and Postmodern Worlds- 19 May 2016. Deadline 25 Feb. 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
egp12bjj@sheffield.ac.uk

“The centuries go by, and we are still hearing the voice of Scheherazade”, says Jorge Luis Borges.

Heresy, Belief, and Ideology: Dissent in Politics and Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Second Conference of the International Society for Heresy Studies
contact email: 
gtel1@nyu.edu

The International Society for Heresy Studies announces a Call for Papers for its second biennial conference at New York University, June 1-3, 2016.

The CEA Critic - An Official Journal of the College English Association (Rolling deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Kenneth Chan / University of Northern Colorado
contact email: 
kenneth.chan@unco.edu

THE CEA CRITIC is the scholarly journal of the College English Association, a national organization for teachers of college English.

Call for Proposals: 2017 Special Issue of Studies in the Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel
contact email: 
studiesinthenovel@unt.edu

Studies in the Novel welcomes proposals for its Fall 2017 special issue on any topic pertaining to the novel, from its origins to the present.

18th Annual Conference of the MArxist Reading Group: Extracting the Resources of History

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

Extracting the Resources of History

Keynote Speakers: Susan Buck-Morss, Christopher Pavsek, and Kristin Ross

10-12 March 2016 at the University of Florida

Call for Papers and Creative Writing 02/15/16

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

SCMLA Restoration and 18th Century Literature Panel, November 3-5 2016.

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
csimpkins9@outlook.com

This panel welcomes any papers on restoration and 18th century prose, poetry, and drama for the 73rd Annual South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) Conference November 3-5, 2016.

CFP: Seventh Annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium at Gordon College, Wenham, MA (02/01/16; 04/02/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon College
contact email: 
lluc@gordon.edu

The Department of English Language and Literature and the Department of Languages and Linguistics at Gordon College invite paper submissions for their seventh annual Literatures and Linguistics Underg

Gradaute Conference: Seeking Refuge, 23-24 May, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
seekingrefuge2016@gmail.com

The OED defines ‘refuge’ as “the state of being safe or sheltered from pursuit, danger or difficulty.” As this all-encompassing definition suggests, refuge is a multifarious concept, subject t

NACBS November 11-13: Call for Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
The North American Conference for British Studies
contact email: 
vab@gwu.edu

Call for Presenters: The North American Conference for British Studies

Where: Washington, D.C.

When: November 11-13, 2016

Abstract due: January 30, 2016

Call For Papers, Powerlines: An Interdisciplinary Journal of American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Powerlines: An Interdisciplinary Journal of American Studies
contact email: 
powerlines.umd@gmail.com

Powerlines Issue 4 – Call For Papers
Submissions are due by January 20, 2016

(EXTENDED DEADLINE)Circling The Elements Conference: The State(s) of Hip Hop & Rap

full name / name of organization: 
Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages, and Mass Communication : Circling The Elements Conference: The State(s) of Hip Hop & Rap
contact email: 
cowc@asurams.edu

Since its lean beginning in the concrete jungles, Hip Hop has grown into a national and international movement that stretches far beyond the streets of its urban environment(s).

[UPDATE] The Imaginary [March 4-5 2016; abstracts due January 15, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
egsa.northeastern@gmail.com

“The imaginary” invokes spectres, memories, what is sensed, felt, and wanted, the fanciful, visionary, shadow, illusory, what is not visible or legible, a past and a future we can not perceive. This conference features keynote speakers Mya Poe of Northeastern University and Donald Pease of Dartmouth College.

UPDATE: Power & Politics in Print

full name / name of organization: 
The Free Exchange Conference, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

We are writing to let you know about an exciting partnership which has developed as we move forward with plans for our annual "Free Exchange Conference" this year.

Crime and Criminality, CGLS Conference April 1-2, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Carolina Graduate Literature Society
contact email: 
uscgradlitsociety@gmail.com

Third Annual Graduate English Conference: Crime and Criminality
(April 1-2, 2016, University of South Carolina)

Wilde on the Borders: Symposium, Theatre, and Art, April 2, 2016 - Extended deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Niagara University, NY
contact email: 
jcarr@niagara.edu

On February 8, 1882, after his seventh lecture in America in just over a week, Oscar Wilde traveled north from Buffalo, NY crossing the border by train to Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada to play the ro

ALA Conference: CFP James Fenimore Cooper and Visual Culture, May 26-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Luis A. Iglesias, James Fenimore Cooper Society
contact email: 
Luis.Iglesias@usm.edu

The James Fenimore Cooper Society will host two panels at the 27th Annual Conference of the American Literature Association, to be held in San Francisco, CA at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco from May

European Journal of Educational Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
European S.Institute
contact email: 
contact@ejes.eu

CALL FOR PAPERS - ONGOING
Dear Colleagues,

Andrew Davies: the screenwriter as adaptor (18th March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
De Montfort University
contact email: 
anna.blackwell@dmu.ac.uk, natalie.hayton@dmu.ac.uk

Keynote and plenary discussion with Andrew Davies

CFP: Peer English

full name / name of organization: 
Peer English
contact email: 
peerenglish@le.ac.uk

CFP: Peer English

Call for PAMLA 2016 Special Session Proposals: “Archives, Libraries, Properties” (Deadline January 15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
agogrof@gmail.com

Call for PAMLA 2016 Special Session Proposals: “Archives, Libraries, Properties” (Deadline January 15, 2016)

[UPDATE] Making a Scene in the Classroom Pedagogy Panel at BWWC--Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kelli MacCartey / University of Tennessee Knoxville
contact email: 
kmaccart@utk.edu

Deadline for Paper Proposals Extended to JANUARY 1ST!!!

Signs: CfP: Stimpson Prize for Feminist Scholarship, Due March 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
contact email: 
a.mazzaschi@neu.edu

The University of Chicago Press and Signs are pleased to announce the competition for the 2017 Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship.

[UPDATE] Boundaries and Intersections: Space, Time, Discipline (MadLit) – Proposals by 1/1/2016; Conference 2/25/16-2/27/16

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison MadLit Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

***Submission deadline extended to 1/1/16***

EXTENDED DEADLINE M. Wynn Thomas Essay Prize

full name / name of organization: 
Alyce von Rothkirch / Swansea University
contact email: 
a.v.von.rothkirch@swansea.ac.uk

M. Wynn Thomas Prize 2016 DEADLINE EXTENDED

CFP: Bastard Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Intermezzo
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

CFP: Bastard Writing

Intermezzo, a digital longform publication - http://intermezzo.enculturation.net/ - seeks submissions that deal with the topic of bastard writing

EXTENDED DEADLINE 15 JANUARY The Poetics of Place: Performing Selves In and Beyond Cities

full name / name of organization: 
13th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
UdeMEGC2016@gmail.com

In The Production of Space, Henri Lefebvre describes the city as “a production and reproduction of human beings by human beings.” This conference aims to explore the poetics of (non)urban spaces a

'Identity, Intimacy' issue

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizionsjournal.ca

CFP Online: http://modernhorizonsjournal.ca/october2015cfp-2/

'Identity, Intimacy'

9th Annual OSU/ IU Folklore and Ethnomusicology Student Conference CFP - April 22-23, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The Ohio State University and Indiana University Folklore and Ethnomusicology Student Organizations
contact email: 
osuiu2016conference@gmail.com

9th Annual OSU/ IU Folklore and Ethnomusicology Student Conference
Embodied Expression: The Body in Academia, the Field, and In-Between
The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

[UPDATE] Technology & the Human: Rethinking Posthumanism - April 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis English Department Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
posthuman2016@gmail.com

Technology & the Human: Rethinking Posthumanism

Keynote: Professor N. Katherine Hayles -- Duke University

Brandeis University -- April 1, 2016

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