category: childrens literature

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.

Adapting Frankenstein: The Monster's Eternal Lives in Popular Culture (proposals due June 30, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dennis R. Perry, Brigham Young University
contact email: 
dperry@byu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
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Adapting Frankenstein
The Monster’s Eternal Lives in Popular Culture

Being Non/Human - abstract deadline: Friday 2nd August

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
being.non.human@gmail.com

This is a call for papers from postgraduate students and early career researchers for a new interdisciplinary discussion group (starting in the upcoming academic year at King’s College London)

CFP: Young Adult Literature Panel for PAMLA 2013

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

PAMLA 2013 Annual Conference - November 1-3, 2013 in San Diego, CA
http://www.pamla.org/2013/

Proposal Deadline: May 12th, 2013

YA Literature Panel CFP:

The Phoenix Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association
contact email: 
FANSConference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for articles and reviews for our online peer-reviewed, open access journal, The Phoenix Papers (ISSN 2325-2316).

Call for Submissions- Catholic Library World

full name / name of organization: 
Sigrid Kelsey / Catholic Library Association
contact email: 
skelsey@lsu.edu

Submissions are being accepted on an ongoing basis for upcoming issues of Catholic Library World.

[UPDATE] CFP: Assembling Identities Postgraduate Conference

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

Call for Papers 30th June 2013. Metatheatrical Dimensions of Ontological Memories

full name / name of organization: 
Aju Aravind/
contact email: 
aaravind13@gmail.com

Metatheatrical Dimensions of Ontological Memories

CFP: "Publishing the Archive" for Archive Journal (Due: 6/3/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Korey Jackson / Archive Journal
contact email: 
kjackson@anvilacademic.org

Building the Degree: The Potential and Pitfalls of Establishing a B.A. Program in English During Uncertain Times

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.

Semiotic Society of America 38th Annual Conference, 10/24/13-10/27/13

full name / name of organization: 
Semiotic Society of America
contact email: 
semioticsocietyofamerica@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Why Semiotics”

The Semiotic Society of America
invites the submission of abstracts for presentation at its
38th Annual Meeting, to be held

Public Engaging using the Digital - A Postgraduate Training Event for Arts/Humanities Students

full name / name of organization: 
The C21 Scholar
contact email: 
oxford@thec21scholar.com

Monday 17 June 2013, University of Oxford

Transforming Postgraduate Research: Engaging with the Digital World

The event will include keynote addresses by:

[New Submission Deadline] Legacy: Mythology and Authenticity in the Humanities (29 April, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
De Montfort University
contact email: 
dmulegacyconference@gmail.com

This conference focuses on the influence of cultural ‘legacies’ within current humanities research.

"Except Asia: Agamben's Work in Transcultural Perspective" conference open for registration

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
conference2013@gmail.com

The international conference “Except Asia: Agamben’s Work in Transcultural Perspective,” to be held at National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan, June 25-27, 2013, is now open for regist

[Reminder] English 1700 to Present (PAMLA Nov. 1-3)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Harper / California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
stephanie.harper.15@my.csun.edu

This panel is a standing session at PAMLA and invites critical papers on any aspect of English literature since 1700.

DH SoCal Research Slam

full name / name of organization: 
DH SoCal
contact email: 
stephanie.harper.15@my.csun.edu

DH SoCal is a network dedicated to building community and collaboration amongst digital humanists in Southern California.

Artistic Ireland, M/MLA, Nov 7-10, Milwaukee, WI

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (M/MLA)
contact email: 
sophiadawn.christman-lavin@stonybrook.edu

From The Book of Kells to the seaside ditty in Ulysses to the Abbey Theatre’s Countess Cathleen, Ireland boasts a history replete with visual and performing arts.

[UPDATE] Legacy: Mythology and Authenticity in the Humanities (Submission deadline 16 April 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
De Montfort Unversity
contact email: 
dmulegacyconference@gmail.com

This conference focuses on the influence of cultural ‘legacies’ within current humanities research.

The Early Reader Reader

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Miskec and Annette Wannamaker
contact email: 
awannamak@emich.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Early Reader Reader


Edited by Jennifer Miskec and Annette Wannamaker

Humor in the Digital Age -- SAMLA (11/8 - 11/10)

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

The American Humor Studies Association seeks papers for a panel, “Humor in the Digital Age,” for the 2013 South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Conference at the Marriott Atlanta from

Holy Monsters, Sacred Grotesques Conference October 25-27

full name / name of organization: 
Young Professional and Graduate Conference Department of Religious Studies Rice University
contact email: 
heyes@rice.edu

“Holy Monsters, Sacred Grotesques” aims to create conversations on the impact of monstrosity and examples of the grotesque in discourse related to religion and the sacred.

Call for Submissions: Studies in Popular Coluture (Peer-reviewed Journal)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association in the South
contact email: 
rhonda_w@gordonstate.edu

Studies in Popular Culture, a journal of the Popular Culture Association of the South, publishes articles on popular culture however mediated: through film, literature, radio, television, music, graph

The City in Word and Image - Problems and Possibilities of the Metropolis

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
e.r.rogers@dundee.ac.uk

“All great art is born of the metropolis” - Ezra Pound

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