category: childrens literature

[UPDATE]"Past Tense, Future Tensions" SCLA Conference Oct. 18-19, 2013 (abstract deadline extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
sclaconference@guilford.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Abstracts due 6/1/13.

Werewolves, Wolves and the Gothic

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

Werewolves, Wolves and the Gothic

Edited by Robert McKay & John Miller (University of Sheffield, UK)

[UPDATE] MMLA 2013 Special Session: Irony and Authenticity in Contemporary Artistic Production

full name / name of organization: 
Janessa Toro/ University of Missouri/ New Deadline: June 1
contact email: 
jltz85@mail.missouri.edu

Is there room for earnestness and authenticity in contemporary media?

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

full name / name of organization: 
L.M. Montgomery Institute, University of Prince Edward Island
contact email: 
ben@roomofbensown.net

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

Translation and Transcendence conference: 25-26 October, 2013, Toronto

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

Modern Horizons CFP – Translation and Transcendence

Writing Ireland: Identity, Memory, and Place

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
sdyne1@gsu.edu

"Writing Ireland: Identity, Memory, and Place"

‘Bibliography in the Digital Age’ conference: Sydney, Australia, 20–22 November 2013 [CFP deadline 26 July]

full name / name of organization: 
Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand (BSANZ)
contact email: 
mpatton@sl.nsw.gov.au

The annual conference of the Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand will be held at the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney, 20–22 November 2013 on the theme of ‘Bibliography

Fairy Tales: articles for Topic: The W&J Review (deadline: 1 September 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
TOPIC: The Washington & Jefferson College Review
contact email: 
topic @washjeff.edu

For the next issue of TOPIC, we are soliciting critical essays on fairy tales, either studies of classic tales or modern retellings, transformations, and refashionings (for adults or children, in poet

Scotland and Children’s Literature in the Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Dunnigan, English Literature, University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
s.m.dunnigan@ed.ac.uk

Call for Papers

Scottish Children’s Literature in the Nineteenth Century

CREATING MYTHS AS NARRATIVES OF EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT

full name / name of organization: 
LDC of the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, Tunisia and the Institut de Recherche en Langues et Littératures Européennes, ILLE of the University of Haute Alsace, Mulhouse, France
contact email: 
myth.creation2014@gmail.com

Call for Papers: CREATING MYTHS AS NARRATIVES OF EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT from 10 to 12 March 2014.

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 6/15/2012

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

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

[UPDATE] Cracking the Ivory Tower

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
klp68@pitt.edu

The editors seek abstracts for essays sharing advice, unique stories or sage wisdom for graduate students at all levels.

UPDATE: SAMLA: English Graduate Studies Session: "The Romance between the Visual and the Printed Word" Nov. 8-10 Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
Ren Denton / University of Memphis
contact email: 
grdenton@memphis.edu

The Romance between the Visual and the Printed Word

[UPDATE] Extended deadline for Fashion panels at 2013 MPCA/ACA conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

FASHION
2013 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013
St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Union Station Hotel, A Doubletree by Hilton

Deadline: May 15, 2013

NEPCA Conference - Comics & Graphic Novels Area

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular/American Culture Association (NEPCA)
contact email: 
lance.eaton@gmail.com

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association (NEPCA) is pleased to issue a call for papers for its fall conference.

Karl May in France : a failed reception ?

full name / name of organization: 
Strenae
contact email: 
strenae@revues.org

Karl May in France : a failed reception ?

Fairy Tales Retold due 5/20/13

full name / name of organization: 
Christine Garbett
contact email: 
cnfairytales@gmail.com

The new millennium has born witness to a multitude of reinventions. Fairy tales also have been recreated in an ever increasing number in recent years.

UPDATE - The Hockliffe Conference: Conflict in Children's and Young Adult Fiction - 6th September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Clare Walsh and Nicola Darwood / University of Bedfordshire
contact email: 
hockliffe@beds.ac.uk

All children face conflict at some time in their lives and this conference explores the way in which this is represented in children's and young adult fiction.

ACIS Midwest Regional Conference (Deadline: August 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The 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,

New Directions: African American Literature in the 21st Century

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

CALL FOR PAPERS

"New Directions: African American Literature in the 21st Century"

UPDATE for 2013 MPCA/ACA Conference: Animation and Anime (May 15, 2013 deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association
contact email: 
mgellis@kettering.edu

Call for Papers.

The Emerald Issue, the 10th annual edition of Fairy Tale Review, will feature work inspired by The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

full name / name of organization: 
Fairy Tale Review (a publication of Wayne State University Press)
contact email: 
ftreditorial@gmail.com

Call for Submissions
The Emerald Issue, the 10th annual edition of Fairy Tale Review, will feature work inspired by The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

Disney Culture CFP: PAMLA Conference, Bahia Resort, San Diego, November 1-3, 2013 (May 12 proposal deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.net

The "Disney Culture" session for the 2013 PAMLA Conference (Bahia Resort, San Diego, CA, November 1-3, 2013) is looking for paper proposals on various aspects of Disney culture:

Theme Parks

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

Reconstruction 13.1, How Did I Write That?

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Announcing Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture Issue 13.1 “How Did I Write That? Reflections on Singularity in the Creative Process”

edited by Alan Clinton and Angela Flury

UPDATE: Extended CFP Deadline PAMLA Conference (11/1-3, 2013, Bahia Resort, San Diego): Now May 12

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.net

Forty approved sessions for the November 1-3, 2013 PAMLA Conference (at the Bahia Resort Hotel, San Diego, California) have extended their paper proposal deadline until May 12.

Writing Ireland: Identity, Memory, and Place

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
sdyne1@gsu.edu

IRISH STUDIES at SAMLA- Nov. 8-10, 2013

Writing Ireland: Identity, Memory, and Place

UPDATE: The Female Hero in Modern Fantasy Edited Collection -- Call for Chapters

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Lori Campbell/University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
camenglish@verizon.net

UPDATE: I have received many innovative proposals so far, but several key authors I would like to see included remain unclaimed, such as J.R.R. Tolkien, Diana Wynne Jones, J.K. Rowling, Madeleine L'Engle, Ursula Le Guin, Terry Pratchett, and Suzanne Collins, among a few others. Also please note that depending on the submissions, I may expand the “Pathfinders” section to include Victorian fantasy (i.e., George MacDonald, William Morris, etc.) as an additional precursor to modern fantasy. There is also a strong possibility I will add a new section for “Fantasy on Film.” If you have an interest in any of these categories, or those below (see full CFP), please contact me at the email address provided.

Circling Our Wagons: Reflections on Hip-Hop Landscape(s) Conference April 11-13 2014

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

In Hip Hop Wars, Tricia Rose argues that, “Hip Hop has become a primary means by which we talk about race in the United States.” Rose’s insight delves into the historical evolution of the genre

[UPDATE] Entangled Children: Technology, Media-Enhancement, and Storytelling in Children's Culture (New deadline 5/15/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Dusenberry, Children's Literature Discussion Circle, SAMLA
contact email: 
cldc.samla@gmail.com

Entangled Children: Technology, Media-Enhancement, and Storytelling in Children's Culture

AMERICAN MASCULINITIES - DUE JUNE 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The New York Metro American Studies Association
contact email: 
nymasamasculinities@gmail.com

The New York Metro American Studies Association's Annual Conference provides a dynamic forum for area scholars, while attracting presenters nationally.

Early African American Children's Literature essay collection -- abstracts due 7/1/13

full name / name of organization: 
Katharine Capshaw Smith and Anna Mae Duane
contact email: 
capshaw@uconn.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Early African American Children’s Literature
An anthology of original essays

BARNOLIPI Interdisciplinary Online Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Reflection Mentoring Services
contact email: 
reflection.edu@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS - Thirteenth Issue of Online Journal BARNOLIPI (http://www.barnolipi.com).

BARNOLIPI is an Interdisciplinary International Research Journal

Transitions 4 Comica Symposium - CFP deadline 30 July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
transitions.symposium@gmail.com

Transitions 4 is a one-day symposium promoting new research and multi-disciplinary academic study of comics/ comix/ manga/ bande dessinée and other forms of sequential art, now in its fourth year at

Call for Submissions: Renascence: Essays on Values in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Renascence: Essays on Values in Literature
contact email: 
renascence@marquette.edu

Renascence is a scholarly journal published by Marquette University.

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