category: childrens literature

[UPDATE] The Power of Place: Investigating the Interactions between Ideology and Influence (March 14, 2015)

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

[UPDATE] Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal [January 25th, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal
contact email: 
aelurus@weber.edu

ww.aeluruslitjournal.com
Call for Papers and Book Reviews: 2015 Issue
Submission Deadline: 25 January 2015

Sites of Decay-March 13-14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Eighth Annual Graduate Conference Literature, Politics and Aesthetics-The Department of Comparative Literature Binghamton University (SUNY),
contact email: 
sitesofdecay@gmail.com

Faculty Keynote: Julia Walker, Art History Department (Binghamton University)

"Lydia Maria Child and Social Change" at SSAWW 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Lydia Maria Child Society
contact email: 
Sarah.Olivier@du.edu

Call for Papers:
The Lydia Maria Child Society invites proposals for the Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference to be held November 4-8, 2015 in Philadelphia, PA.

"Lydia Maria Child and Her Contemporaries" at ALA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Lydia Maria Child Society
contact email: 
Sarah.Olivier@du.edu

Call for Papers:
The Lydia Maria Child Society invites proposals for the annual ALA Conference to be held May 21-24, 2015 in Boston, MA.

“Lydia Maria Child and Her Contemporaries”

The human-animal boundary: exploring the line in philosophy and fiction

full name / name of organization: 
University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez
contact email: 
nandita.batra@upr.edu

The boundary between humans and non-human animals has been an integral part of philosophic discourse since antiquity, with mounting evidence of language, tool use and general cognitive abilities now l

Sideways in Time [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives Conference
contact email: 
sidewaysconference@gmail.com

Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives:

UPDATE: CFP: Literature (General) Southwest PCA/ACA (11/15/14; 2/11-2/14/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

UPDATED with EXTENDED DEADLINE CFP: Literature (General) Southwest PCA/ACA (11/15/14; 2/11-2/14/15)

[UPDATE] Call For Papers and Creative Writing Deadline 11/20/14

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

[UPDATE] European Popular Culture and Literature Submission Deadline: 11/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association February 11-14, 2015
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

36th Annual Conference February 11-14, 2015
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
http://southwestpca.org/
Submission Deadline: 11/15/14
Conference Hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque

CULTURAL MEMORY - DEADLINE EXPANSION - 10 DECEMBER 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Hypercultura - Hyperion University, Bucharest
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

Dear all,

Navigations and Narrations: Exploring Space and Place, 04/03/15 (Deadline: 02/17/15)

full name / name of organization: 
UT Arlington English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uta.egsa.conference@gmail.com

The University of Texas at Arlington is proud to announce the 3rd Annual UTA English Graduate Conference on April 3, 2015

Title: “Navigations and Narrations: Exploring Space and Place”

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to 11/15/14: CFP: Mystery/Detective Fiction, Southwest PCA/ACA (11/15/14; 2/11-14, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
labartlett@fhsu.edu

Call for Papers: Mystery/Detective Fiction Area
36th Annual Conference, Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
“Many Faces, Many Voices:

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to 11/15/14: CFP: Disability Studies, Southwest PCA/ACA (11/15/14; 2/11-14, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
labartlett@fhsu.edu

Call for Papers: Disability Studies Area
36th Annual Conference, Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
“Many Faces, Many Voices:

“The New Historical Romances”: Representing America in Historical Fiction of the 21st Century (12/12/14, 6/11-13/15)

full name / name of organization: 
The North American Review Bicentennial Creative Writing and Literature Conference, University of Northern Iowa
contact email: 
anne.myles@uni.edu

In its first year of publication, the North American Review decried the new nation’s “literary delinquency” and called for the development of a distinctly American literature.

[UPDATE] Deadline extended- Rhetoric & Technical Communication, (11\9\14; 2/11-14/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
mrodgers@usao.edu

The theme for the 36th annual SWPACA conference is “Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture.” We invite proposals for individual or panel presentations that c

[UPDATE- DEADLINE EXTENSION] ICFA 36 "The Scientific Imagination" Children's and Young Adult Literature and Art Division

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

36th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts

The Scientific Imagination
March 18-22, 2015
Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel
Updated Deadline: November 10th

CFP: James Fenimore Cooper at ALA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
James Fenimore Cooper Society
contact email: 
rzuck@d.umn.edu

Panel 1: Transnational Cooper
Chair: Lance Schachterle, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Brave New Worlds: The Dystopia in Modern and Contemporary Fiction; 29th April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Newcastle University
contact email: 
k.madgwick@ncl.ac.uk

Keynote: Professor Andrzej Gasiorek (University of Birmingham)

[UPDATE] “The Rule of Threes: Death, Humor, and Repetition”

full name / name of organization: 
GSU New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

The New Voices Planning Committee is proud to announce that we are now accepting proposals for the 2015 New Voices Conference.

Nobody Understand Me. Evil Kids in Children’s Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Children's Literature Society/American Literature Association Conference
contact email: 
dorothy.g.clark@csun.edu; Linda.salem@yahoo.com

Nobody Understand Me. Evil Kids in Children’s Literature

The Politics and Morality of Children’s Literature: From Left to Right

full name / name of organization: 
Children's Literature Society/American Literature Association Conference
contact email: 
dorothy.g.clark@csun.edu; Linda.salem@yahoo.com

WSQ Survival Issue [Due March 1, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
WSQ at the Feminist Press
contact email: 
wsqeditorial@gmail.com

Call for Papers, Poetry and Prose

WSQ Special Issue Spring 2016: Survival
Guest Editors: Frances Bartowski, Elena Glasberg, and Taylor Black

UPDATE: SWPACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area (11/15/14; 2/11-14/15)

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

SWPACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area
Submission deadline EXTENDED: November 15, 2014
Submit proposals to: http://conference2015.southwestpca.org

CFP: All topics relating to Harry Potter Novels and/or Fan Community (12/30/14; 5/21/15-5/25/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Misti-Con 2015
contact email: 
Formalprog@misti-con.org

Call for Proposals, Misti-Con 2015
Deadline for submissions: 12/30/2014
Date by which proposers shall be notified: 1/31/2015
Convention dates: 5/21-5/25/2015

[UPDATE] Pippi to Ripley3/ITHACON40: Women & Gender in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Comics. Ithaca College; May 1-2, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Katharine Kittredge/Ithaca College English Department
contact email: 
kkittredge@ithaca.edu

Keynote Speaker: Bruce Coville (children’s fantasy author)
Special Guest: Laura Lee Gulledge (YA graphic novelist)

[UPDATE] Constructing Humanity (Feb 2015), Extended Call 11/17, Keynote Eric Lott

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)
contact email: 
clags2015@gmail.com

5th Annual University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)

Call for Proposals -- EXTENDED DEADLINE

Constructing Humanity

Reading the Books of Nature (12/1/14;2/13/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2015: Seventh Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference
contact email: 
lgerigui@lasierra.edu

Authors and artists, from Galileo to Rousseau, Woolfe to Kingsolver, Attenborough to Cousteau, have been exploring how to read or record nature for thousands of years. We seek papers that continue this quest in the context of any genre, time period, or discipline within the humanities.

Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)visions of Time

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by the Graduate Students of the IU Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call For Proposals: “Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)visions of Time”

Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC): "UNBEARABLE" Keynotes Lauren Berlant and Lee Edelman, February 20-21 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

*The 10th Annual* Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC)
Call for Submissions
“UNBEARABLE”
KEYNOTES: LAUREN BERLANT (Chicago) and LEE EDELMAN (Tufts)

“Voyages” Conference - Spring 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English, CSUN
contact email: 
agse.csunorthridge@gmail.com

voy•age
ˈvoi-ij/
noun:
1. a long journey involving travel by sea or in space.
Synonyms: trip, expedition, excursion, tour

Circling Our Wagons Conference: Stories and Histories of Hip Hop April 16-19, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages, and Mass Communication.
contact email: 
andre.johnson@asurams.edu

Call for Papers for Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages
and Mass Communication.
Circling Our Wagons Conference: Stories and Histories of Hip Hop
April 16-19, 2015

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) Call for Entries

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) ISSN 2278-9642 | E-ISSN 2278-9650
contact email: 
coldnoontravelpoetics@gmail.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics
(International Journal of Travel Writing)
ISSN 2278-9642 | E-ISSN 2278-9650

C A L L F O R E N T R I E S
No. XI | Issue 4(1) | Jan '15
Deadline: November 20 2014

Introduction to Literature: Unique Approaches for Teaching Commonly Assigned Texts

full name / name of organization: 
Introduction to Literature Blog
contact email: 
introductiontoliteratureblog@gmail.com

Call for Proposals

CSUF Acacia Conference 2015: [Ab]Normativity and [Per]Formativity, 13-14 March 2015, California State University Fullerton

full name / name of organization: 
The Acacia Group, California State University, Fullerton
contact email: 
theacaciagroup.csuf@gmail.com

Conference Dates: Friday 13 March - Saturday 14 March 2015
Abstracts Due: Friday 19 December 2014

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