category: childrens literature

MLA Special Session: Gothic Performances and the Literary Audience Jan. 7 - Jan. 10

full name / name of organization: 
MLA
contact email: 
gdenton@ega.edu and aggal@memphis.edu

We are inviting paper proposals for a possible special sessions panel at the 2016 MLA Conference in Austin, TX, Jan. 7 - Jan. 10

[UPDATE] Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (April 18, 2015)

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

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (6th Annual)

Theme: “Partitions and/of Empire”

[UPDATE: Extended Deadline (February 15)]: Identity and Materialism: Reading the Space between Persons and Things

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alabama in Huntsville Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
jpc0018@uah.edu

Identity and Materialism: Reading the Space between Persons and Things

University of Alabama in Huntsville Graduate Student Conference

April 10-11, 2015

[UPDATE] More than Writing Graduate Conference [now with keynote speaker]

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Scholars of English Association, Minnesota State University Mankato
contact email: 
morethanwritingconference@gmail.com

The Third Annual English Department Graduate Student Conference is a collaborative symposium focused on the written word across all English-focused academic disciplines.

Heavens Above: Envisioning Religion in Science Fiction (MLA 2016 in Austin, TX, 7-10 January)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Forum on Religion and Literature
contact email: 
wccorley@cpp.edu

Alien religions, post-secular numinous experience, evolutionary religious developments, neo-religious epiphanies--science fiction rarely leaves religion behind as it leaps to the stars.

CFP: Narnia at 60; Modern Language Association, Austin TX, 7-10 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Keith Dorwick
contact email: 
kdorwick@louisiana.edu

I am seeking speakers for a panel at the next meeting of the Modern Language Association in Austin TX, 7-10 January 2015.

CFP MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session: 19th-Century Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
MLA / Jessica Kuskey
contact email: 
jkuskey@ucsc.edu

Papers sought for a special session to be proposed for MLA 2016 on any aspect of nineteenth-century science fiction. Potential angles on this topic may include:

- proto-science fiction

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics, International Journal of Travel Writing [Deadline 20th February 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com
contact email: 
diaries@coldnoon.com; dialogues@coldnoon.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com — invites submissions for its two online publications:

Etudes Irlandaises Spring 2016 issue. Deadline for submission June 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Etudes Irlandaises
contact email: 
alexandra.slaby@unicaen.fr

French Journal of Irish Studies

Spring 2016 issue

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: June 30, 2015

The 6th Annual Collin College Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Student Research Conference - April 15 & 16, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The 6th Annual Collin College Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Student Research Conference
contact email: 
sferrier-watson@collin.edu

Call for Undergraduate Student Research Papers

For presentation at The 6th Annual Collin College Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Student Research Conference – April 15 & 16, 2015

Call for Editors: New Publication, The Rising Dragon, a Journal of Pacific Rim Culture and Media Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Rising Dragon
contact email: 
RisingDragonJournal@gmail.com

Call for Editors

University of Rhode Island Graduate Student Conference:“Interconnections: Patterns, Pathways & Possibilities”--Kingston, RI 4/18

full name / name of organization: 
The 9th Annual University of Rhode Island Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
URIGradConference2015@gmail.com

The 9th Annual University of Rhode Island Graduate Student Conference
Kingston, RI Campus

Call for Undergraduate Student Research Papers – April 15 & 16, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The 6th Annual Collin College Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Student Research Conference
contact email: 
sferrier-watson@collin.edu

Call for Undergraduate Student Research Papers – April 15 & 16, 2015

[UPDATE] Childhood and Visual Texts in/of Asia, Abstract Due: March 9, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Taiwan Children’s Literature Research Association Department of Children English Education, National Taipei University of Education Department of Early Childhood and Family Education, NTUE Feng Zikai Chinese Children’s Picture Book Award Executive Committee
contact email: 
wclai@tea.ntue.edu.tw

An international conference sponsored by
Taiwan Children’s Literature Research Association
Department of Children English Education, National Taipei University of Education

The Chronicles of Narnia at 60: Modern Language Association, Austin, January 7–10, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Keith Dorwick, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette
contact email: 
kdorwick@louisiana.edu

I am seeking speakers for a panel on the Chronicles of Narnia at its sixtieth anniversary at the next meeting of the Modern Language Association in Austin TX, 7-10 January 2015.

DASH Literary Journal 2015 Edition, Cal State Fullerton's Official Literary Magazine (Deadline: March 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
DASH Literary Journal
contact email: 
dashliteraryjournal@gmail.com

DASH, Cal State Fullerton's annual literary journal, seeks submissions for its 2015 issue.

Romanticism and the Arts (SAMLA, 13-15 Nov. 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Ben P. Robertson / Keats-Shelley Association of America / SAMLA 87 (Durham, NC, USA; 13-15 Nov. 2015)
contact email: 
bprobertson@troy.edu

Romanticism and the Arts, an affiliated session of the Keats-Shelley Association of America at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference in Durham, North Carolina, USA (13-15 Nov.

[UPDATE] Significations CSULA Deadline Extended 2/8

full name / name of organization: 
CSULA English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
significations15@gmail.com

This year’s theme is “Generation(s).” We invite submissions exploring “Generation(s)” in all or any of its meanings.

[UPDATE] Religion and Spirituality in Literature and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest, English Department
contact email: 
litcultstbucharest@gmail.com

ACED-17

THE 17TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT,
UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST
LITERATURE AND CULTURAL STUDIES SECTION

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE - Deadline Extended] CFP: “‘Bad Books’: Mass Genres, Material Cultures, and Aesthetic Valuation”

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Posters:
“‘Bad Books’: Mass Genres, Material Cultures, and Aesthetic Valuation”

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

May 1-2, 2015

CFP-Edited Collection: Literature for the Masses

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Norjuan Q. Austin, Department of English, Stephen F. Austin State University
contact email: 
nqaustin@sfasu.edu

Call for Papers:

November 14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Taiwan Children's Literature Research Association
contact email: 
wclai@tea.ntue.edu.tw

CALL FOR PAPERS (CFP)

Childhood and Visual Texts in/of Asia

An international conference sponsored by
‧ Taiwan Children’s Literature Research Association

CALL FOR PAPER *NEW*: SOCRATES VOL. 3 NO. 1 ISSUE - MARCH 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

SOCRATES
ISSN 2347-6869 (Open Access)
ISSN 2347-2146 (Print)

[UPDATE Deadline Extended to February 8th] N-Determination and Critical Practices of Resistance [March 12-13, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
University of California - Irvine Department of Comparative Literature Graduate Students
contact email: 
NDeterminationConference@gmail.com

Call For Papers

[UPDATE] From the Outside

full name / name of organization: 
Santosh Khadka, Joanna C. Davis-McElligatt and Keith Dorwick
contact email: 
Ssantosh.khadka@csun.edu; jcdmce@louisiana.edu; kdorwick@louisiana.edu

Call for Proposals

From the Outside:
Narratives from the Othered in the Academy

English Creative Writing: Theory and Practice for Non-Native English Speakers

full name / name of organization: 
Asst. Prof. Salinee Antarasena
contact email: 
salinee.antarasena@cmu.ac.th

In Asian Countries, English is seen very much as the language of business, not as the language of expressing their ideas in creative writing piece.

More than Writing: Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Minnesota State University Mankato Graduate Scholars of English Association
contact email: 
morethanwritingconference@gmail.com

“More than Writing: Narratives” Graduate Conference

Department of English Graduate Student Conference

Minnesota State University, Mankato, Centennial Student Union

Forms, Logics, and Rhetorics of "Pastness" and the Politics of Identity in the Present - ASAP/7, September 24-27, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Torleif Persson / Rutgers University
contact email: 
torleif.p@gmail.com

This panel explores the relationship between forms, logics, and rhetorics of “pastness” and the politics of identity in the present.

Mapping Identities in the Modern World, 1830-present

full name / name of organization: 
University of York Centre for Modern Studies
contact email: 
cmods-pgforum@york.ac.uk

Keynote: Marius Kociejowski

“Self-identity is inextricably bound up with the identity of the surroundings.”
– Lars Svendsen, A Philosophy of Boredom

Books That Cook: Teaching Food in Fiction and Memoir

full name / name of organization: 
Stacey Donohue/MLA 2016 in Austin, Texas
contact email: 
sdonohue@cocc.edu

Papers exploring literary, cultural, historical, or pedagogical approaches to food (or lack of food) in fiction and memoir. 300 word proposals by March 15 to sdonohue@cocc.edu

CFP MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session “Food and Feast in Outlaw Literature”

full name / name of organization: 
Alexander L. Kaufman
contact email: 
akaufman@aum.edu

Conference papers invited to explore the literary, cultural, and theoretical aspects of food and feasting in traditional outlaw narratives, or texts that have characters who are outsiders, tricksters,

DEADLINE EXTENDED - Call for Papers - Subjectivity in an Object World - St. John's University Humanities Review

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Thirteen, Issue 1/Spring 2015)
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Deadline now February 10, 2015

“The chief defect of humanism is that it concerns human beings. Between humanism and something else, it might be possible to create an acceptable fiction.”

[UPDATE] Occupations - Excursions Journal (deadline: 1 March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

We are still accepting submissions for the next issue of Excursions Journal, 'Occupations' - the deadline for submissions is 1st March 2015.

UPDATE: Ambivalent Ambiguities: Depictions of Race in Young Adult Dystopian and Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Gilbert-Hickety & Miranda Green-Barteet
contact email: 
RaceinYAlit@gmail.com

Ambivalent Ambiguities: Depictions of Race in Young Adult
Dystopian and Science Fiction
Proposed Anthology

Current Research in Speculative Fiction [CRSF] 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Current Research in Speculative Fiction [CRSF] / University of Liverpool
contact email: 
CRSF.team@gmail.com

Current Research in Speculative Fiction 2015
Monday 8th June 2015
University of Liverpool

With Keynote Lectures from:
Dr. Andrew M. Butler (Canterbury Christ Church University)

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