category: childrens literature

ASA panel: Girlhood, Poverty, and Sentimentalism, Deadline: 1/2/2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Annual Convention
contact email: 
kproehl@clemson.edu

I am interested in paper proposals for an ASA panel focused on the intersections of girlhood, poverty and sentimentalism.

Idiosyncrasy / Idiosyncrasie

full name / name of organization: 
Ph.D. Program in French, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
contact email: 
cunyfrenchconference2013@gmail.com

IDIOSYNCRASY

March 1, 2013

A Graduate Conference by the Ph.D. Program in French at the CUNY Graduate Center

« On ne peut être normal et vivant à la fois. »
–E.M. Cioran

[UPDATE] Burning Daylight--Sonoma State University Student Journal (October 5th- December 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Burning Daylight--Sonoma State University
contact email: 
burningdaylight@sonoma.edu

UPDATE: The submission deadline has been extended to December 15th.

Statement of Journal:

[UPDATE] Deadline Approaching for Stet Journal Issue on 'Dis/Orientation'

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
melissa.dickson@kcl.ac.uk

Stet, the online postgraduate journal of the English Department at King's College London, is now accepting submissions from current postgraduate students for its third peer-reviewed publication.

[UPDATE] Georgia State University New Voices Graduate Student Conference - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia State University Graduate English Association New Voices Conference
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

For more information, see : http://newvoicesconference.wordpress.com/2012/11/30/give-yourself-the-pe...

$5,000 Maass Grant Call for Applications

full name / name of organization: 
Manuscript Society
contact email: 
edow1@earthlink.net

The Manuscript Society is accepting applications for its $5,000 Ricard Maass Memorial Research Grant, available to students at member colleges and universities.

Society for the Study of Working Class Literature Panel at ALA 2013 (1/18/2013; ALA 05/23-26/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Working Class Literature
contact email: 
timothy-robbins@uiowa.edu

Workplaces

2013 PAMLA Conference: Call for Special Session Proposals: December 15, 2012

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

Proposals for special sessions at the 2013 PAMLA conference, which will be held November 1-3, 2013 at the Bahia Resort Hotel in San Diego, California, are due Saturday, December 15, 2012.

Childhood Studies at the American Studies annual meeting in November, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Childhood and Youth Studies Caucus, American Studies Association
contact email: 
nicholas.syrett@unco.edu

The Childhood and Youth Studies Caucus of the American Studies Association (ASA) is soliciting papers to form into panels for the next annual meeting of the ASA

[UPDATE] Medievalism in Popular Culture at the PCA/ACA, March 27-30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Popular and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
a.kaufman@mtsu.edu

**Extended deadline for abstracts: December 7, 2012**

Medievalism in Popular Culture
at the 43rd Annual Popular and American Culture Associations Conference

Fwd: CFP: 11th Global Conference: Monsters and the Monstrous (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
m11@inter-disciplinary.net

11th Global Conference
Monsters and the Monstrous

Thursday 18th July – Saturday 20th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

UPDATE: Adaptation (film, literature, new media)

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA
contact email: 
dennis_cutchins@byu.edu

Deadline Extended to Dec 7th.

Sherlock Holmes, Past and Present, 21 and 22 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Senate House, London
contact email: 
J.L.Cranfield@ljmu.ac.uk AND ue_tom@hotmail.com

This conference offers a serious opportunity to bring together academics, enthusiasts, creative practitioners and popular writers in a shared discussion about the cultural legacy of Sherlock Holmes.

[UPDATE] CFP Sea Literature, History & Culture--extended deadline 7 Dec 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Curley, Area Chair, Sea Literature, PCA/ACA
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

For the joint national conference (27-30 March 2013 in Washington, DC) of the Popular Culture & American Culture Associations (PCA/ACA), submit a 100-250 word abstract on a sea-related theme to http:/

[UPDATE] REMINDER & EXTENSION: Chiasmi 2013, Cultural Materials / Material Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Chiasmi 2013: Cultural Materials / Material Culture, Harvard and Brown Universities, Italian Studies
contact email: 
chiasmi@fas.harvard.edu

We are pleased to announce the sixth joint Graduate Student Conference for Italian Studies, to be held on Friday, March 8th and Saturday, March 9th, 2013 at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachuse

Lights: MESSA Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Eastern Studies Student Association at the University of Chicago
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

Good afternoon,

[UPDATE] Georgia State University CFP - New Voices Conference - deadline 11/30

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia State University Graduate English Association New Voices Conference
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

http://newvoicesconference.wordpress.com/2012/06/12/call-for-papers-roun...

Or see the CFP below:

New Voices Conference 2013
Featured Theme:

CFP - Orienting Orwell: Asian and Global Perspectives on George Orwell (journal special issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies (Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 40 No. 1 | March 2014
Guest Editors: John Rodden & Henk Vynckier
Deadline for Submissions: August 15, 2013

[UPDATE]: SW/TX PCA/ACA Deadline Extension (12/2/12; 2/13-16/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
swtxpca.org@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: DEC 2, 2012

[conference registration] "Otherness" and "Multimodal Aesthetics"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2013
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Nineteenth-Century Aetiologies, Exoticism, and Multimodal Aesthetics

University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2013

[UPDATE] Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference (UK) 2/1/13 - 6/29/13 - 6/30/13

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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* * *Call for Papers* * *

Great Writing
UK’s International Creative Writing Conference
Imperial College, London
Sat. June 29th – Sun. June 30th 2013

The 5th International "Literature and ..." Graduate Conference: Representation and its Discontents (24-25 October 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Department of American Culture and Literature
contact email: 
literatureand@gmail.com

The 5TH International “LITERATURE AND…” Graduate Student Conference:

“Representation and its Discontents”

CFP to Lights: The MESSA Journal, A Graduate Publication from the University of Chicago - Deadline 1/18/2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago Middle Eastern Studies Students Association (Center for Middle Eastern Studies)
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

We invite Master’s students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern studies.

[UPDATE] CFP: Native/Indigenous Studies Area Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association February 13-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Native/Indigenous Studies Area Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture
contact email: 
nativestudiespca@gmail.com

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's
34th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency

[UPDATE]: "Public/Private" NC STATE Grad Extended Deadline Dec 1

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

“I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private”

Extended Deadline: December 1, 2012

Conference Dates: Feb 22-23, 2013

[UPDATE] British Comparative Literature Association MIGRATION conference July 8-11 2013, Essex, UK - DEADLINE: 15 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Essex, UK
contact email: 
bcla2013@essex.ac.uk

MIGRATION
British Comparative Literature Association XIII International Conference
July 8-11 2013, University of Essex, United Kingdom

http://www.essex.ac.uk/lifts/migration/Default.htm

[Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies Association
contact email: 
supernaturalstudies@gmail.com

Supernatural Studies, previously announced as an e-journal, is now soliciting submissions for a peer-reviewed print journal. The inaugural issue will be published Spring 2013.

UPDATE! Eighteenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (April 5, 2013/proposals due February 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
Ron.Kates@mtsu.edu

WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT FORMER YANKEE PITCHER AND BALL FOUR AUTHOR JIM BOUTON WILL PROVIDE THE LUNCHEON ADDRESS.

[UPDATE] In Momentum: Literature, Travel, and Alterity; LSU Mardi Gras Conference, Feb. 7-8, 2013; Abstract Deadline: Dec. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2013@gmail.com

In Momentum: Literature, Travel, and Alterity
The 23rd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference
Louisiana State University
February 7th and 8th, 2013

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth, February 28-March 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s ninth annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit) will be held February 28–March 1, 2013.

[UPDATE] CFP: Literature (General) SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/2/12; 2/13-16/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

Have a great paper on a literary topic that you’re dying to share with the SW/TX PCA/ACA, but can’t find a home for it in a special literature area?

Animal Representation Graduate Student Conference, February 8-9, 2013 (deadline December 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Animal Studies Workshop at the University of Michigan
contact email: 
representinganimals2013@umich.edu

Location: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Keynote Speaker: Nigel Rothfels, author of *Savages and Beasts: The Birth of the Modern Zoo* (2002), and editor of *Representing Animals* (2002)

UPDATE: SW/TX PCA/ACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Associations
contact email: 
gypsyscholar@rgv.rr.com

Deadline Extended: December 2, 2012

SW/TX PCA/ACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area
34th Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference

Tell me a story, show me the world - 13 and 14 September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Zurich University of Teacher Education - Switzerland
contact email: 
stories.conference@phzh.ch

Tell me a story, show me the world

Criticism and Reviews of Popular Genre Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Faktorovich / Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

The Pennsylvania Literary Journal (2009-present) is re-focusing on popular modern genre fiction, and is looking for submissions from academics and independent scholars in this field.

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