category: childrens literature

2014 Catholic Library Association Annual Convention (April 22-44; proposals due July 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Catholic Library Association
contact email: 
cla2@cathla.org

2014 CLA Annual Convention

C21 Literature Journal: Twenty First Century Genre

full name / name of organization: 
C21 Literature (international peer reviewed journal)
contact email: 
K.Shaw@brighton.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS
C21 LITERATURE: ISSUE THREE AUTUMN 2014: TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY GENRE

[REMINDER] Allegory Studies? (abstracts deadline 31 May)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
v.brljak@warwick.ac.uk

LiNQ Special Journal Issue "Capture" calls for papers and writing, closing July 31, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
LiNQ Literature and Literary Studies Journal
contact email: 
ariella.vanluyn@jcu.edu.au

www.linq.org.au

Smart, Sincere, and Quirky Auteurs – SAMLA (Atlanta, 11/8 to 11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
pkunze@lsu.edu

I seek papers for a panel on auteurship in recent Hollywood cinema, especially films that have alternately been called the “New Sincerity” (Collins), “smart” (Sconce), “Mumblecore” (Masuna

New Directions in Reception Study (Reception Study Society at SAMLA 85)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
paul.dahlgren@gsw.edu

The Reception Study Society (RSS) seeks papers on the 2013 SAMLA conference’s special focus.

Popular and Current Art Submissions and Criticism Wanted: Open Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Faktorovich, Ph.D./ Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
director@anaphoraliterary.com

While great works of literature were written in the 19th century and prior, we live today in an age with major problems and solutions in the realm of art and communication that should be addressed by

[UPDATE] SAMLA 2013: (Con)Textual Networks and the Globalized Caribbean (due June 10)

full name / name of organization: 
Kristine A. Wilson
contact email: 
wilson67@purdue.edu



2013 SAMLA CONFERENCE, NOV 8-10, ATLANTA

SPECIAL SESSION: "(Con)Textual Networks and the Globalized Caribbean"

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 6/15/2013

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

SAMLA Special Session on Creating or Expanding a BA Program in English During Uncertain Times (June 20th- Abstract Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Special Session- November 8-10, Atlanta
contact email: 
SOrtolano@edison.edu

This panel invites participants from any college or university where there is an interest in building a B.A. in English or establishing a new programmatic track within the discipline.

Science and Fiction: Literary Darwinism

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association, November 7-10, 2013
contact email: 
swafford@bradley.edu

The 55th Annual Convention will be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center from November 7-10, 2013.

Topic: Literary Darwinism

UPDATE: Reinterpreting Carson McCullers (The 85th Annual SAMLA Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, November 8-10, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Courtney George: The Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians (Columbus State University)
contact email: 
george_courtney2@columbusstate.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED: JUNE 1, 2013

[Update] Smallville: Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly and Margo Collins
contact email: 
supernaturaltelevision@gmail.com, Nadine.Farghaly@gmx.net

Articles are invited for an essay collection on Smallville. This collection will specifically focus on issues of gender, sex, and power in this retelling and expansion of the Superman universe(s).

[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.

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