category: childrens literature

Crossing the Bar: Public Engagement and Humanities Research

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University & University of Liverpool
contact email: 
j.e.taylor@keele.ac.uk, k.astbury@liverpool.ac.uk

Crossing the bar: Public Engagement and Humanities Research (http://humanitiesandpublicengagement.wordpress.com)

[UPDATE] CFP: "After the World: New Possibilities for Comparative Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparative Literature Association of the Republic of China (Taiwan)
contact email: 
rnchtsai@mail.tku.edu.tw

International Conference on Comparative Literature, Taipei, Taiwan

Confirmed invited speakers (in alphabetical order):

[UPDATE] The Sentimental Worlds of Ray Bradbury (MLA, 9-12 January 2014, Chicago), Deadline extended to 3/15/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Lawrence and Andrea Krafft
contact email: 
BradburyMLA@gmail.com

Ray Bradbury was writing science fiction during the infancy of the genre and gained mainstream popularity during the 1950s.

Examining Authorship in English Studies

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic MLA Conference (SAMLA)
contact email: 
Jessica.R.Jorgenson@my.ndsu.edu

The diverse fields within English studies often create boundaries that few cross, but this proposal aims to bridge those established boundaries.

Encounters, Affinities, Legacies: the Eighteenth Century in the Present Day 28-29 June 2013 (deadline for proposals April 19)

full name / name of organization: 
University of York
contact email: 
encounters2013@gmail.com

This interdisciplinary conference seeks to explore the complex webs of interconnection between the long eighteenth century and the ‘long’ twentieth century, from 1900 to the present.

PAMLA 2013 Conference: San Diego, CA (11/1-11/3): CFP Deadline April 15

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The 2013 PAMLA Conference will be held November 1-3, 2013, at the Bahia Resort Hotel on Mission Bay in San Diego, CA.

E-Dictionary of Portuguese Travel Writing (CETAPS)

full name / name of organization: 
CETAPS, FCSH - New University of Lisbon
contact email: 
rogerio_puga@hotmail.com

O Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies (CETAPS) irá começar a publicar em meados de 2013 o E-Dicionário de Escrita de Viagens Portuguesa/E-Dictionary of Portuguese Travel Wr

Girls and Girlhood in Adaptations of Shakespeare

full name / name of organization: 
Deanne Williams, York University
contact email: 
dmw@yorku.ca

Call for Papers: Girls and Girlhood in Adaptations of Shakespeare
Special Issue of Borrowers and Lenders: The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation

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

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

Call for Papers: Indigenous Studies
2013 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013 St. Louis, MO

2013 SFSU Humanities Symposium Conference

full name / name of organization: 
San Franciscso State University Humanities Department
contact email: 
2013humsym@gmail.com

CONFERENCE DATE: Saturday April 13th, 2013
Proposal Deadline: Friday March 29th, 2013

CFP: Unsettling Wonder 1.2, Wise Fools (Deadline: 20 April 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Unsettling Wonder
contact email: 
info@unsettlingwonder.com

Unsettling Wonder is a new literary journal that publishes both creative and academic work on fairy tales, folklore, and mythology.

DEAD LINE EXTENDED: International Postgraduate Conference on Translation Studies and Literatures in English 13-14 May 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies and Department of English Language and Literature at Cankaya University in Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
eltsconferences@gmail.com

Translation Studies and Literatures in English:
an interdisciplinary/international Postgraduate Conference
13-14 May 2013
Cankaya University Ankara/Turkey
www.elts.cankaya.edu.tr

Human Rights International Conference (Nov. 21-23, 2013); Abstracts Due: Mar.31, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Central Michigan University
contact email: 
eke1mn@cmich.edu

Call For Papers: Human Rights, Literature, the Arts, and Social Sciences International Conference, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant
November 21-23, 2013

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: Open CFP for Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
contact email: 
editors@shiftjournal.org

Deadline extended to March 15th!

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation - 7th Call for Papers (Open, Non-Thematic Issue)

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 7th issue. We accept:

CALL FOR CHAPTERS „Contemporary Television Series: Narrative Structures and Audience Perception”

full name / name of organization: 
Valentina Marinescu-Uiversity of Bucharest
contact email: 
valentina.marinescu@yahoo.com

CALL FOR CHAPTERS
„Contemporary Television Series: Narrative Structures and Audience Perception”

Overview of the Book:

[UPDATE] 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

PAMLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

In this session, papers will look at the different ways place can determine one’s identity.

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.

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