category: childrens literature

"The Unrecyclable" Extended Deadline [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The Word Hoard - An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
wordhoard.editors@gmail.com

The Word Hoard

Call for Papers, Extended Deadline:

The Unrecyclable

November 14, 2012

Innocence and Experience – March 9, 2013. Abstract submission deadline by Dec. 23, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Associated Graduate Student of English (AGSE) at California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
agse.csunorthridge@gmail.com

Innocence and Experience – March 9, 2013 at California State University, Northridge.

The Monstrous, the Marginalized, and Transgressive Forms of “Humanity”due January 15th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The Religion Graduate Organization at the Religion Department of Syracuse University
contact email: 
wdeboer@syr.edu

The Religion Graduate Organization at the Religion Department of Syracuse University seeks submissions for its graduate student conference:

CFP Oceanide - Journal of the Spanish Society for the Study of Popular Culture (28th December)

full name / name of organization: 
Spanish Society for the Study of Popular Culture SELICUP
contact email: 
r.jarazo AT uib DOT es

Oceanide is a peer-reviewed academic journal which aims to highlight and analyse the cultural, economic, historical, political, and literary interaction amongst the communities that make up the old an

African American Literature and Culture Society--In Retrospect May 23-26, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
African American Literature and Culture Society
contact email: 
scm18@psu.edu

The African American Literature and Culture Society invites abstracts (of no more than 250 words) for presentations at the annual conference of the ALA (http://www.calstatela.edu/academic/english/ala2

REMINDER: Panel proposals due 11/15/12 for 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers Association
contact email: 
BWWC2013@gmail.com

Panel proposals due 11/15/12; individual paper abstracts due 12/15/12. Conference is 4/4/13-4/6/13.

ACLA, 4-7 April 2013, Toronto "Packing and Unpacking: On Portable Belongings and Identities "(DEADLINE: NOV. 15 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
nefise.kahraman@mail.utoronto.ca

Packing, both literally and figuratively, marks the first ritual of any journey; to unpack, likewise, marks the last ritual of arrival.

[UPDATE] Labyrinths: Navigating Complexity Across the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
labyrinths2013@gmail.com

Keynote Address: Dr. Cary Wolfe, Rice University
Faculty Address: Dr. Peter Gibian, McGill University

Forms of Life: Reading Humans, Animals and Machines in a Posthuman World (April 12-13, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alabama in Huntsville
contact email: 
wjt0003@uah.edu

Keynote speaker: Dr. Cary Wolfe (Bruce and Elizabeth Dunlevie Professor, Rice University)

[UPDATE]: NCState Grad Conference "Redefining Notions of Public and Private" due 11/15

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

CFP: “I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private”

North Carolina State University English Graduate Conference
Conference Dates: Feb 22-23, 2013

Monsters in the Margins: The Horrors of Image/Text - deadline January 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies
contact email: 
imagetext@gmail.com

Edited by Don Ault and Will Walter

"Tipping Points" February 22-24, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Northern Arizona University Graduate English Organization
contact email: 
Peaksconference@gmail.com

The year 2013 brings with it a chance to put the teleological
bluster of 2012 behind us, to embrace a new era that asks us to
look ahead instead of back. This new year’s connotations of

Human Rights, Literature, Film (ACLA, Toronto, April 4-7), Proposal Deadline: Nov. 15

full name / name of organization: 
Lena Khor, Lawrence University
contact email: 
lena.l.khor@lawrence.edu

The GPS of Human Rights: Globalization, Technology, and Cultural Production (ACLA, Toronto, April 4-7)

Spectral Gothic: Demon(s)trating the Monstrous

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Younger (University of Sunderland) and Martyn Colebrook (Independent Scholar)
contact email: 
martyncolebrook@gmail.com

Straddling the geographic and cultural borders between Scotland and Ireland and sprawling over the many textual genres it incorporates, haunts and appropriates, Celtic Gothic remains a fertile and pro

Contemporary Gendered Performance & Practice, 12th-13th April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
performinggender2013@qub.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Contemporary Gendered Performance and Practice
Queen’s University Belfast
12th–13th April 2013

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Elaine Aston, Lancaster University

[UPDATE] CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Scholars Association
contact email: 
bgpcsa@gmail.com, kather@bgsu.edu

CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture
Modes of Mobility: Popular Culture in an Age of Technology

Rebecca Harding Davis at ALA Proposals due 1/18/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Harding Davis Society
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will organize two sessions at the annual conference of the American Literature Association.

CFP: Idiosyncrasy / Idiosyncrasie

full name / name of organization: 
Ph.D. Program in French, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
contact email: 
cunyfrenchconference2013@gmail.com

IDIOSYNCRASY

March 1, 2013

A Graduate Conference by the Ph.D. Program in French at the CUNY Graduate Center

« On ne peut être normal et vivant à la fois. »
–E.M. Cioran

"The Human and the Non-human": MEGAA Graduate Symposium, 3/22/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA)
contact email: 
megaablog@gmail.com

The 10th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium

In Conversation with the 2012-13 Altman Program:

The Human and the Non-Human

[UPDATE] CFP: Literature (General) SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/16/12; 2/13-16/13)

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

Have a great paper on a literary topic that you’re dying to share with the SW/TX PCA/ACA, but can’t find a home for it in a special literature area?

[UPDATE]"Memory & the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha-Style Roundtable" Fordham Univ. GEA Conf. 3/2/13. Deadline 12/15/12

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham Graduate Digital Humanities
contact email: 
dhandmemory@gmail.com

Do digital platforms change the way we remember? How will the myriad tracks we leave behind online shape the historical practices of the future?

Panel 1: African American Children's Literature; Panel #2: Monsters, Inc.

full name / name of organization: 
Children's Literature Society/American Literature Association
contact email: 
dorothy.g.clark@csun.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Children’s Literature Society and the
African American Literature and Culture Society
American Literature Association
24th Annual Conference
May 23-26, 2013

Monstrous Spaces in Literature and Pedagogy -- March 9, 2013 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stephen Sicari

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University Graduate English Conference
contact email: 
STJ.EnglishConference.2013@gmail.com

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'Alternative Modernisms' conference session: Women/Surrealism/Modernism

full name / name of organization: 
'Alternative Modernisms' conference, Cardiff University, 16-18 May 2013
contact email: 
p.allmer@mmu.ac.uk

Women/Surrealism/Modernism

[UPDATE] Deadline Approaching for Stet Journal Issue on 'Dis/Orientation'

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
melissa.dickson@kcl.ac.uk

Stet, the online postgraduate journal of the English Department at King's College London, is now accepting submissions from current postgraduate students for its third peer-reviewed publication. In this issue, we will present articles from an international pool of students on the concept of dis/orientation. We seek to explore the question of how we are and have been located or dislocated in space, time, and history. Which parts of our personal, social, cultural, geographical, genetic, or technological landscape orient us? What incidents construct our conception of ourselves and our environments?

CFP: Idiosyncrasy / Idiosyncrasie

full name / name of organization: 
Ph.D. Program in French, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
contact email: 
cunyfrenchconference2013@gmail.com

IDIOSYNCRASY
A Graduate Conference by the Ph.D. Program in French at the CUNY Graduate Center

« On ne peut être normal et vivant à la fois. »
–E.M. Cioran

Creative Writing: New Signals, New Territories

full name / name of organization: 
American, British and Canadian Studies Journal
contact email: 
nigelabc13@gmail.com; abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

Call for Submissions American, British and Canadian Studies

Rated Queer. Deconstructing Narratives of Age

full name / name of organization: 
Linda Hess, Nina Holst, Anika Ullmann / Goethe University, Frankfurt
contact email: 
anika.ullmann@gmx.de

Rated Queer Deconstructing Narratives of Age
Workshop - April/05 & 06/2013 - Frankfurt/Main

[UPDATE] ACLA 2013 Seminar: Psychologies of Space in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Meehan - The University of Arizona
contact email: 
ameehan@email.arizona.edu

American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) 2013 (Toronto, ON) – April 5-7, 2013
Deadline for proposals: November 15, 2012

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DEC 1 - SouthWest English Symposium, Arizona State University

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Scholars of English Association, Arizona State University
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

18th Southwest English Symposium:
-isms, -ologies, and -istics: Conversations Across the Discipline

February 15-16, 2013
Arizona State University

Re/Invention 2013: Hysteria

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

Re/Inventions 2013: Hysteria
2nd Annual Graduate Student Conference
California State University, Long Beach
Tentative Date: Thursday, 11 April 2013

Abstracts Due: Tuesday, 1 January 2013

Special Illustrated Issue of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, “Framing Lives”

full name / name of organization: 
a/b: Auto/Biography Studies
contact email: 
ricia.chansky@upr.edu

CFP: Special Issue of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, “Framing Lives”

[UPDATE] ICAF: International Comic Arts Forum

full name / name of organization: 
International Comic Arts Forum
contact email: 
toph.marshall@ubc.ca

ICAF, the International Comic Arts Forum, invites proposals for scholarly papers for its sixteenth annual meeting, to be held at the White Stag Building at the University of Oregon in Portland, from T

African American Comics, Graphic Novels, and Animation, (12/15/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College April 19 – 21 2013
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

This is a special topics call for papers for the Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference to be held at Dartmouth College April 19 – 21 2013.

The Human and the Hand-Drawn Image (12/1/12) Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College April 19 – 21 201

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College April 19 – 21 2013
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

This special topics panel seeks papers that explore the relationship between the human and the hand-drawn image in all of its contemporary forms in media from comics and illustrations in childrens lit

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