category: childrens literature

Midwest PCA/ACA Conference Otaku Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
mpca.otaku@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
OTAKU STUDIES
2013 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013
St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Union Station Hotel, A Doubletree by Hilton

[UPDATE] Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (Apr 19-20, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com


**Deadline extended to March 11, 2013**

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (4th Annual)

4TH INTERNATIONAL AKŞİT GÖKTÜRK CONFERENCE - MADNESS IN LITERATURE - 4-6 November 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Language and Literature, Istanbul University, Istanbul - Turkey
contact email: 
iagc@istanbul.edu.tr

[UPDATE] Deadline Approaching for Victorian Network's next Issue, 'Victorians and the Law'

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Network
contact email: 
victoriannetwork@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Victorians and the Law

Victorian Network is an MLA-indexed online journal dedicated to publishing and promoting the best postgraduate work in Victorian Studies.

The eighth issue of Victorian Network, guest edited by Dr Cathrine Frank (University of New England), will take a fresh look at the interfaces between literature and legal cultures in the Victorian period. From the Reform Acts through the growth of colonial law to the establishment of divorce courts, nineteenth-century legislature shaped and responded to the same cultural developments – the rise of the middle class, industrialisation, imperial expansion, and shifting ideas about gender, to name but a few – that were also eagerly debated by literary writers. The politics and aesthetics of many nineteenth-century novelists, poets and playwrights were informed by a sustained engagement with legal debates and practices. Their works often reflected on, and sometimes challenged, the law’s construction of civic, social and gender identities, while also casting a critical (or appraising) eye over the bureaucratic apparatus on which legal practice was built.

Diaries of the Young Girl: The Craft of Female Selfhood: MLA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
June Cummins/San Diego State University
contact email: 
jcummins@mail.sdsu.edu

Panel for the MLA Chicago (January 9-12, 2014)

Diaries of the Young Girl: The Craft of Female Selfhood

Call for Papers :Research Scholar: An International Refereed e-Journal on Literary Explorations ( ISSN: 2320-2101 )

full name / name of organization: 
Research Scholar: An International Refereed e-Journal on Literary Explorations ( ISSN: 2320-2101 )
contact email: 
jitendraarolia@gmail.com

Call for Papers :Research Scholar: An International Refereed e-Journal on Literary Explorations
( ISSN: 2320-2101 )

http://www.researchscholar.co.in/

Call for Papers

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[UPDATE] Dreaming Dangerously: Imagining the Utopian, the Nostalgic, the Possible

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University, English Graduate Department
contact email: 
gradconf@sfu.ca

EXTENDED DEADLINE: March 15th
Conference Dates: JUNE 21st and 22nd, in Vancouver, B.C

Keynote speaker: Dr. Robert Tally, Texas State University

PAMLA Standing Session on Autobiography. San Diego, CA, Nov 1-3, 2013. Deadline: Apr 15, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
heflin@iup.edu

We are seeking exceptional papers on all aspects of autobiography, memoir, diary, and life-writing for the standing session on Autobiography at the 111th annual meeting of the PAMLA conference at Bahi

eSharp Issue 20: New Horizons

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
submissions@esharp.org.uk

Have you found yourself thinking beyond the boundaries of current viewpoints?

How has the framework of your field of research or interest changed?

Modern Creatures - special issue of the European Journal of English Studies (2015), proposals 31/10/13

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Richter (Bern) and Pieter Vermeulen (Stockholm)
contact email: 
Virginia Richter <richter@ens.unibe.ch> - Pieter Vermeulen <pieter.vermeulen@english.su.se>

Modern Creatures
Volume 19 of EJES
Deadline for proposals: 31 October 2013

Guest Editors: Virginia Richter (Bern) and Pieter Vermeulen (Stockholm)

Childhood and Hybridity in the Literature and Film of Indian Diaspora (Deadline 15/04/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2013 (November 1-3 at Bahia Resort Hotel, San Diego)
contact email: 
11sg28@queensu.ca

This panel will explore issues of childhood and hybridity in the fiction and film of Indian diaspora, looking at how childhood is represented and/or constructed at the moment of cross-cultural encount

Child Labor and American Modernism (1890-1930)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
trandell@sandiego.edu

We invite papers for a special session on “Child Labor and American Modernism (1890-1930)” at the 111th annual conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) to be held

[UPDATE] Panel: Randall Jarrell at 100

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2014 and MLA Executive Committee on Children's Literature
contact email: 
cnoimann@bmcc.cuny.edu

“All that I’ve never thought of - think of me!”

[UPDATE] Epistolary Children’s and Young Adult Literature (MLA Chicago 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rls@fdu.edu

Epistolary Children’s and Young Adult Literature

Global Perspectives on Death in Children's Literature, Special Session, PAMLA Conference, San Diego, CA, November 1-3, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lclement@lakeheadu.ca

This panel will focus on the verbal and visual depictions of death as a physical reality, philosophical concept, and/or social construct in children’s literature from a range of theoretical perspect

CALL FOR PAPERS - BARNOLIPI Interdisciplinary Online Journal

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

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

BARNOLIPI is an interdisciplinary international research journal

Essay Collection: Identity and Power in Supernatural Teen Dramas (June 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Margo Collins
contact email: 
supernaturalteendrama@gmail.com

Since the advent of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, supernatural dramas aimed at a young adult market have become a staple of the television landscape.

[UPDATE] Monsters in the Margins: The Horrors of Image/Text

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

NEW DEADLINE: March 15, 2013

Edited by Don Ault and Will Walter

[UPDATE] Deadline extension: The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Mar. 31, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
taoa2013@gmail.com; taoa2013@kre.hu

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human.

[UPDATE] The Place of Literature: Fictional Geographies and Literary Constructions of Space (deadline extended until Mar. 7)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Methodist University English Department (Graduate)
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

[UPDATE] The Place of Literature: Fictional Geographies and Literary Constructions of Space ($125 award for the best essay)
full name / name of organization:

Queering Age (PAMLA, November 1-3, 2013 in San Diego)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA, Emily Mattingly
contact email: 
emily.mattingly@email.ucr.edu

Queering Age

[UPDATE] The Human journal NOW accepts submissions for June 2013 issue

full name / name of organization: 
The Human, a journal of humanities, social sciences, and arts
contact email: 
human@humanjournal.org

Call for Papers – The Human journal NOW accepts submissions

[UDATE] Supernatural Studies Journal - Inaugural Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies Association
contact email: 
SupernaturalStudies@gmail.com

Supernatural Studies, a new, peer-edited e-journal welcomes submissions for its inaugural issue, Spring 2013, through March 1.

Queer Youth

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association Annual Convention 2014
contact email: 
kproehl@clemson.edu

Modern Language Association Annual Convention, January 2014

Queer Youth

Graphic Novel Panel for PAMLA (Nov. 1-3, 2013); Deadline: March 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jschwetm@d.umn.edu

We are currently seeking proposals for papers to be presented as part of a standing session on the Graphic Novel at the 2013 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Annual Meeting in San Diego

What's Material about Vulnerability? MLA, Chicago, Jan 9-12, 2014 (deadline: March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Joanna Fax and Kimberly Macellaro/Rice University
contact email: 
jmf4@rice.edu, kam5@rice.edu

Seeking new perspectives on the place of materialist theory in the study of vulnerability in American culture, nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature; racial, economic, sexual vulnerabi

[Deadline Extended] Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta, Iota Chi Chapter / California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

"Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind"

Saturday, April 27, 2013
California State University, Northridge
Graduate Conference

Call for articles

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Communication and Health
contact email: 
communicationandhealth@gmail.com

The International Journal of Communication and Health is an on-line peer-reviewed journal interested in any aspect related to health communication.

Essay Collection: Teen Wolf (June 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kamille Stone Stanton
contact email: 
supernaturaltelevision@gmail.com

Articles are invited for an essay collection on the new MTV serial remake of Teen Wolf.

Panel on Princesses in Popular Culture, 1-3 November 2013, abstract deadline - 15 April 2013 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
michelle.stonis@csulb.edu

And they lived happily ever after, or did they?

Text and Context—An Interdisciplinary Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Sollars/Texas Southern University
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

Introductions: Text and Context—An Interdisciplinary Symposium

Spring 2013 – 15th Annual McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium

Short-Term Research Fellowships, NYPL, 2013-2014

full name / name of organization: 
New York Public Library
contact email: 
thomaslannon@nypl.org, elizabethdenlinger@nypl.org

I am glad to be able to announce the NYPL Short-Term Research Fellowships, though sorry that again they are only for people who can legally work in the US.

[UPDATE] CFP: Assembling Identities Postgraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
arts-assemblingidentities2013@glasgow.ac.uk

CFP DEADLINE APPROACHING, Friday 1st March 2013

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Regenia Gagnier (University of Exeter)
Professor Pierre Joris (SUNY at Albany)

Fashion Panels at 2013 MPCA/ACA Conference, October 11-13

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

Call for Papers:
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

RMMLA 2013, Oct. 10-12, Vancouver, WA - Mystery and Detective Film and Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
marla.arbach@gmail.com

We are now accepting proposals for the Mystery and Detective Film and Fiction session at the 2013 Rocky Mountain MLA Convention.

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