category: childrens literature

"Pushing Back: Feminist Readings as Resistance"

full name / name of organization: 
Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis
contact email: 
parlourjournal@gmail.com

Deadline for Submissions: August 1, 2016

Magic and Literature: May 27-28, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English & Humanities, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh
contact email: 
conference.english@ulab.edu.bd

Call for Papers
International Conference
Magic and Literature

May 27-28, 2016

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Prof. Subir Dhar, Rabindra Bharati University

First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture, 22-23 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Literature and Culture, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
contact email: 
wood@uni-mainz.de and patrick.gill@uni-mainz.de

First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture

Literature of the Hidden and Fantastic: September 23-24 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Honors International Studies Program at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
contact email: 
dennis.siler@uafs.edu

"The Fantastic or Mythical is a Mode available at all ages for some readers; for others, at none.

CFP: "Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory"

full name / name of organization: 
Humber College and the International Festival of Authors
contact email: 
daniel.hambly@humber.ca

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:
"Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory"

Toronto, October 28-29, 2016.

[Deadline Extended] MLA 2017 Special Session: Nonhumans in Twentieth-Century British Children's Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Shun Y. Kiang / Bunker Hill Community College
contact email: 
skiang@bhcc.mass.edu

Animals, fairies, and toys, and their relation to concepts of childhood or the child, fill the pages of British children's fiction in the twentieth century.

Heresy, Belief, and Ideology: Dissent in Politics and Religion (EXTENDED DEADLINE - March 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Second Conference of the International Society for Heresy Studies
contact email: 
gte1@nyu.edu

Heresy, Belief, and Ideology: Dissent in Politics and Religion
June 1-3, 2016, New York City
Extended deadline for conference proposals: March 15, 2016

[UPDATE] 'Failure' - Excursions Journal (extended deadline: 1st April 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

We have extended the deadline for submissions for the next issue of Excursions Journal, 'Failure' - the new deadline for submissions is 1st April 2016.

Call for papers International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Lara mendez
contact email: 
info@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies 2356-5926
a Thomson Reuters Journal invites all researchers to submit their paper for the upcoming issue March-June 2016

Science Vs. Spirituality in 21st Century Literature CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Science Vs. Spirituality
contact email: 
spiritualityvsscience@gmail.com

A monographic volume on Science Vs. Spirituality.

Papers are invited to discuss a wide range of issues concerning Science Vs. Spirituality in poetry, novels, autobiographical works, etc.

[Update] Young Adult Literature in the Post-Secular Age (collected essays)

full name / name of organization: 
Jacob Stratman
contact email: 
jstratman@jbu.edu

To date, there is no book-length critical exploration of the field of young adult literature and religious belief, and there are just a handful of peer-reviewed articles on the subject.

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

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
diaries.coldnoon@gmail.com; dialogues.coldnoon@gmail.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) invites writings (prose/nonfiction/reserach/opinions/poetry/travelogues) on travel.

Trespassing on Boundaries with Women’s Archives (MLA 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Ashley Foster and Margaret Galvan
contact email: 
ashleyfoster@me.com, mgalvan@gradcenter.cuny.edu

CFP: Trespassing on Boundaries with Women’s Archives (MLA 2017)

Urban Studies Area - Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Urban Studies Area
2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference

Thursday-Sunday, 6-9 October 2016
Chicago, IL

UNT Critical Voices Conference (April 8-10)

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Texas | Graduate Students in English Association
contact email: 
anthonycolejeffrey@gmail.com

The University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association (GSEA) invites submissions for its annual graduate conference, to be held on April 8-10, 2016.

'All the World's a Stage: Performing Identity in Everyday Life', a one-day inter-disciplinary conference, 1 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
performingidentity2016@gmail.com

One-day inter-disciplinary conference at the University of Bristol, 1st July 2016

Keynote Speakers: Dr Angela McShane, Royal College of Art/ V&A

Collectives, Communities, and American Print Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
MMLAcriticism@gmail.com

This permanent MMLA panel invites abstracts that engage with collectives, communities, and print culture, widely conceived.

Women of the Mediterranean: Representations and Self-Representations

full name / name of organization: 
Women of the Mediterranean
contact email: 
womenofthemediterranean@gmail.com

Conference Location: Sant'Anna Institute, Sorrento (Italy)
Conference Director: Giovanni Spani (College of the Holy Cross)
Conference Coordinator: Marco Marino (Sant'Anna Institute)

-Death, Violence, and Religion in Nineteenth Century American Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2017
contact email: 
jvanwyck@fordham.edu

We invite submissions focusing on representations of death and/or violence in U.S. religiously inflected fictions of the nineteenth century.

Essays might examine consider, for example:

[UPDATE] - 'Identity, Intimacy' issue - Modern Horizons Journal

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

Identity, Intimacy

[UPDATE] CFP--The City and the Anthropocene (abstracts due 3/15/16, final papers 6/30/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies, Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 43 No. 1 | March 2017

The City and the Anthropocene

Guest editors

"Bestiarium. Human and Animal Representations" 28-30 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Università degli Studi di Verona - Scuola di Dottorato in Studi Umanistici
contact email: 
convegno.animali@ateneo.univr.it

UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI VERONA
Scuola di Dottorato in Studi Umanistici

Bestiarium. Human and Animal Representations
International PhD Conference
28-30 September 2016

CFP MMLA--Peace Studies and Pedagogy Panel--St. Louis--November 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
laura.ng@ung.edu

Peace Studies and Pedagogy Panel
Topic: “Border States”

THE INTERFACE OF LITERATURE AND ECONOMY

full name / name of organization: 
The English Language and Literature Association of Korea
contact email: 
ellakconference@gmail.com

THE INTERFACE OF LITERATURE AND ECONOMY

The English Language and Literature Association of Korea

13–15 December 2016
Daejeon Convention Center, Daejeon, Korea

Call for Submissions: The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914-1945 (ongoing)

full name / name of organization: 
Janine Utell, Editor
contact email: 
janine.utell@gmail.com

The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914-1945 is an annual peer-reviewed open-access journal devoted to interdisciplinary scholarship on the period bracketed by the two World Wars.

Theorizing Borders in Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture/M/MLA Nov. 10-13, 2016/Abstracts Due: Apr. 5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association/Children's and Young Adult Sessions
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu, memusgra@iupui.edu

Theorizing Borders in Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture

"Failure" - Excursions Journal (Deadline 1 March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

We are accepting submissions for the next issue of Excursions Journal, 'Failure' - the deadline for submissions is 1st March 2016.

Too cute to kill? From the depiction of animals in children’s literature to the framing of government policy by adults

full name / name of organization: 
University of Surrey
contact email: 
a.johns-putra@surrey.ac.uk

Too cute to kill? From the depiction of animals in children’s literature to the framing of government policy by adults

A two-day workshop at the University of Surrey, UK

21 and 22 July 2016

First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
English Literature and Culture, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
contact email: 
wood@uni-mainz.de and patrick.gill@uni-mainz.de

First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture

albeit Issue 4.1: Black Lives Matter // abstracts due August 1

full name / name of organization: 
albeit
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

Issue 4.1: Black Lives Matter

The Psychology of the Fairy Tale

full name / name of organization: 
MLA (Modern Language Association) 2017 Convention
contact email: 
padmini.sukumaran@gmail.com

Are you interested in examining the fairy tale genre through a psychoanalytic lens?
Please submit 250-300 word abstracts to Padmini Sukumaran at padmini.sukumaran@gmail.com by March 15, 2016.

Poetry and Labour (for MLA 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
Nandini Ramesh Sankar
contact email: 
nandini@iith.ac.in

Papers on the relationship between Anglophone poetry and work/labour, including but not limited to class relations and socio-economic conditions of poetic production.

CFP for Proposed Panel: Medievalism in Children’s and Young Adult Literature – TEMA September 23-25, 2016 Texas A&M University

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Medieval Association
contact email: 
mfilbeck@tamu.edu

Panel co-chairs: Melissa Filbeck and Michaela Baca, Texas A&M University

"(em)body": 5th Annual UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Research Symposium [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
calcomplit@gmail.com

PLEASE SHARE WIDELY WITH UNDERGRADUATES:

The UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Research Symposium 2016 committee is currently accepting proposals for its 5th annual conference.

Fifteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
New Directions in the Humanities Knowledge Community
contact email: 
support@thehumanities.com

Imperial College London
London, UK
5-7 July 2017

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