category: childrens literature

Critical Juncture: Representations of the Body, April 8-9, 2016, Emory University

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Juncture
contact email: 
criticaljunctureconference@gmail.com

Deadline to submit abstracts: December 15, 2016

Reminder: The Novel and Digital Humanities: Seeking Teaching Tools

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel Affiliate Website
contact email: 
khuie6@gatech.edu

The editorial team at Studies in the Novel is seeking content for its online archive of indexed teaching tools on the journal’s affiliate website.

"The Carrot is Mightier than the Sword" — Deadline December 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Empire & Great Jones Creative Arts Foundation
contact email: 
editor@egjpress.org

Originally posted on emberjournal.org — Please visit the site for details and the image p

Call for Original Creative Work - Deadline December 21, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Mayo Review Creative Publication Journal- Texas A&M University-Commerce
contact email: 
MayoReview@gmail.com

We are interested in the best unpublished work in a variety of genres. Please submit no more than five pieces total for consideration.

“Terrible Beauty” (April 15 -17, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia
contact email: 
terriblebeauty2016@gmail.com

We take our title from W. B. Yeats’ poem “Easter, 1916” to invite new takes on an old tune: the relation of aesthetics to politics.

The Food Issue / La bouffe en question - Call for Artistic Submissions, January 8, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Transverse Journal
contact email: 
elise.couture.grondin@mail.utoronto.ca

*La version française suit

The Food Issue / La bouffe en question
Call for Artistic Submissions, Transverse journal
Issue 15

[UPDATE] Reading, Researching, and Using the Private Library

full name / name of organization: 
J.A. Weingarten and Jason Camlot
contact email: 
ja.weingarten@concordia.ca

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
- Jorge Luis Borges

The Imaginary [March 4-5 2016; abstracts due December 21, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
egsa.northeastern@gmail.com

“The imaginary” invokes spectres, memories, what is sensed, felt, and wanted, the fanciful, visionary, shadow, illusory, what is not visible or legible, a past and a future we can not perceive.

Global Fantastika: An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
3rd Annual Fantastika Conference
contact email: 
fantastikaconference@gmail.com

“Fantastika”, coined by John Clute, is an umbrella term which incorporates the genres of fantasy, science fiction, and horror, but can also include alternative histories, steampunk, young adult fi

call for journal articles/book reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (http://cujhss.cankaya.edu.tr/index_en.php)
contact email: 
mkirca@gmail.com (Mustafa KIRCA)

Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, a refereed international academic journal, published twice yearly in May and November, is currently seeking articles/book reviews for fut

Wreck Park Journal is Accepting Essays and Reviews for Winter Issue [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park Journal
contact email: 
wreckpark.criticism@gmail.com

Wreck Park is a double-blind, peer reviewed publication run out of Binghamton, New York.

[UPDATE] Abstract Deadline Extended: 11/15/15 21st Southwest English Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest English Symposium
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

Date: February 20th, 2015

Theme: Objects & Commodities

[UPDATE] Boundaries and Intersections: Space, Time, Discipline (MadLit) – Proposals by 12/18/15; Conference 2/25/16-2/27/16

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison MadLit Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Boundaries and intersections -- two contrasting metaphors and yet not quite a binary.

Culture and Contact, February 5th, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association (EGSA)
contact email: 
egsa@uncc.edu

The EGSA of UNC Charlotte announces its sixteenth Annual Graduate Student Conference, one of the largest graduate conferences in the southeast.

Shakespearean Communities (14th-16th April 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Portsmouth, UK
contact email: 
shakespearean-communities@port.ac.uk

To mark the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, the Centre for Studies in Literature and the Centre for European and International Studies Research at the University of Portsmouth are holding

Horse Tales: Writing the Equine in Children’s Literature, 21st May, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cambridge
contact email: 
zj216@cam.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS
Horse Tales: Writing the Equine in Children’s Literature
21st May, 2016
One-day Conference at the University of Cambridge, Faculty of Education.

(Un)Bound Horizons: Flights, Faults, Ruptures, and Rhythms of Interdisciplinary Humanities (April 23, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Merced
contact email: 
IHGradConference@UCMerced.edu

(Un)Bound Horizons: Flights, Faults, Ruptures, and Rhythms of Interdisciplinary Humanities

Third Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Student Conference

The Invisible Bear, Volume Two; deadline: December 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Invisible Bear
contact email: 
thebearinvisible@gmail.com

Our call for submissions is now OPEN. We are currently accepting visual art and poetry submissions for our next issue from September, 18, 2015 to December 1st, 2015.

Submission Guidelines:

The Imaginary -Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference (3/4/16-3/5/16; abstracts due 12/21/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
egsa.northeastern@gmail.com

“The imaginary” invokes spectres, memories, what is sensed, felt, and wanted, the fanciful, visionary, shadowy, illusory, what is not visible or legible, a past and a future we can not perceive.

Metaphor: Retrospect and Prospects - May 20th - May 22nd 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Genoa
contact email: 
ilaria.rizzato.unige@gmail.com

The so-called "Cognitive Revolution" brought with it, among other features, Cognitive or Conceptual Metaphor (CM) (Reddy, Lakoff and Johnson), refining and expanding theories of comparison and propert

“Another Children’s Literature”: Writing by Children and Youth

full name / name of organization: 
Bookbird / IBBY (International Board of Books for Young People)
contact email: 
bjorn.sundmark@mah.se

“Another Children’s Literature”: Writing by Children and Youth

Children’s Literature from New Zealand, Australia and Oceania

full name / name of organization: 
International Board of Books for Young People
contact email: 
bjorn.sundmark@mah.se

Bookbird: A Journal of International Children’s Literature invites contributions for a special issue exploring Children’s Literature from New Zealand, Australia and Oceania.

Time, Space, and Writing the Body

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association of the University of South Florida
contact email: 
christina30@mail.usf.edu

As humans, we locate ourselves in the time and space of our physical existence, but within the humanities, we get to explore and at times relocate ourselves.

[UPDATE] Religion, Memory and Transmediality in Contemporary Cultural Practices (extension to November 22)

full name / name of organization: 
Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru & Dragoş Manea
contact email: 
sabina.draga.alexandru@lls.unibuc.ro & dragos.manea@lls.unibuc.ro

Edited Volume
Extended Abstract Deadline: November 22, 2015.

Cornell University Romance Studies Graduate Conference "Ideas of South" - March 11th–12th 2016 (Abstract due December 1st 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University - Department of Romance Studies
contact email: 
ideasofsouth@gmail.com

UPDATE Keynote Addresses:
María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo (New York University) and Roberto Dainotto (Duke University)

Technology & the Human: Rethinking Posthumanism - April 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis English Department Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
posthuman2016@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Technology & the Human: Rethinking Posthumanism

Keynote: Professor N. Katherine Hayles -- Duke University

The XII International Conference on Anglo-American Literary Studies Renaissance(s)

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Faculty of Philology, University of Montenegro
contact email: 
marija13a@gmail.com; alexmontenegro@t-com.me

Department of English Language and Literature
Faculty of Philology
University of Montenegro

CALL FOR PAPERS

The XII International Conference on Anglo-American Literary Studies

Science, Society & Civilisation (31st March, 31st July, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites submissions from postgraduates, early career researchers and independent researchers on the subject of Science, Society and Civilisation for the eighth edition of HARTS &

African American Literature and Culture Organization -- American Literature Association Conference, May 26-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
African American Literature and Culture Organization
contact email: 
gregory.pierrot@uconn.edu

The African American Literature and Culture Society invites abstracts (of no more than 250 words) for presentations at the annual conference of the American Literature Association (ht

[UPDATE] "Alt + Shift: Unlocking Alternative Methodologies and Marginal Positions"; March 3 - March 5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
7th Biennial NEXUS Conference (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
contact email: 
utnexus@gmail.com




Call for Papers for the 7th Biennial NEXUS Conference at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

When: Thursday, March 3 – Saturday, March 5, 2016

The Poetics of Place: Performing Selves In and Beyond Cities March 10-11 2016

full name / name of organization: 
13th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
UdeMEGC2016@gmail.com

In The Production of Space, Henri Lefebvre describes the city as “a production and reproduction of human beings by human beings.” This conference aims to explore the poetics of (non)urban spaces a

Deadline Extended to November 15th!!

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

"Connections: The Threads, Roots, and Pathways That Bind Us"

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: 11/15/15: Mystery and Detective Fiction Area, Southwest PCA/ACA (2/10-13, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 37th Annual Conference
contact email: 
labartlett@fhsu.edu

Submission Deadline (Extended): 15 November 2015
Submission Address: http://conference2016.southwestpca.org/

Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: 11/15/15: Disability Studies Area, Southwest PCA/ACA (2/10-13, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 37th Annual Conference
contact email: 
labartlett@fhsu.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 11/15/15!

Backward Glances: History, Time, Memory, October 29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
National Chiao Tung University / The English and American Literature Association in Taiwan
contact email: 
2016eala@gmail.com

24th Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association in Taiwan

Theme: Backward Glances: History, Time, Memory

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