category: childrens literature

[REMINDER] What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English / 14-17 July 2014 / Lincoln, UK / Deadline: 1st November 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve, University of Lincoln
contact email: 
meve@lincoln.ac.uk

Please email 200-300 word proposals for 20-minute papers and brief biographical notes of 50 words to the conference organisers: Dr Siân Adiseshiah, Dr Martin Eve, Dr Rupert Hildyard, and Dr Agnes Woo

CALL FOR PAPERS, CASE STUDIES, REVIEWS AND REPORTS, MARCH, 2014 ISSUE.

full name / name of organization: 
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT ECONOMICS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
contact email: 
editor.ijmess@gmail.com

International Journal of Management, Economics and Social Sciences (IJMESS) is a double blind peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary international research journal.

[UPDATE] Cross-cultural Studies Call for Paper Submissions to Volume 1, No. 10, deadline 15 Nov. 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taiwan
contact email: 
cfcsjournal@gmail.com, cfcs@nccu.edu.tw

Cross-cultural Studies is an international peer-reviewed journal published by Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, and has been indexed in the THCI (Taiwa

Essays on Neil Gaiman (February 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Tara Prescott / UCLA
contact email: 
taralynnprescott@gmail.com

Building on the success of Feminism in the Worlds of Neil Gaiman (McFarland 2012), this new collection of critical essays, to be published by McFarland in 2014, focuses on Gaiman's most recent publica

[April 4-5, 2014] Columbia University: “The Study of Eighteenth-Century European Culture: Past, Present and Future”

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University Seminar in Eighteenth-Century European Culture
contact email: 
acoppola@jjay.cuny.edu, njh2115@columbia.edu

CFP: Columbia University Seminar in Eighteenth-Century European Culture
50th Anniversary Conference
Columbia University
April 4-5, 2014

Call for Special Sessions - (dis)junctions 2014

full name / name of organization: 
UCR (dis)junctions 2014
contact email: 
disjunctions2014@gmail.com

We are happy to begin accepting proposals for special sessions at this year's 21st annual (dis)junctions conference, on April 11-12, 2014.

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (April 26, 2014)

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 (5th Annual)

Theme: “Transatlantic Modernities”

Date: April 26, 2014

African American Expression in Print and Digital CUlture

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the History of Print and Digital Culture, University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
printculture@slis.wisc.edu

African American Expression in Print and Digital Culture
September 19-21, 2014
Madison, WI
http://www.slis.wisc.edu/chpcconf.htm

2014 Southern Illinois University AEGIS Graduate Conference - March 29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Association of English Graduate Instructore and Students
contact email: 
siucaegis@gmail.com

Trials, Transgressions, and Taboos

New Directions in Sherwood Anderson at ALA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Nagy (Lehigh University)
contact email: 
pen208@lehigh.edu

Proposed Panel for the 2014 American Literature Association Annual Conference (ALA) to be held in Washington, D.C., May 22-25, 2014

"New Directions in Sherwood Anderson"

Kate Chopin International Society panels at 2014 American Literature Association conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2014 American Literature Association conference in Washington, D.C., May 22-25, 2014.

"The Passing of Time, and All of its Crimes": Gender and Transgression, 1900-2000

full name / name of organization: 
Newcastle University
contact email: 
antony.mullen@ncl.ac.uk

In early 2014 we are planning to host a conference centred on gender and transgression in the 20th century.

Twelfth International Conference on Books, Publishing, and Libraries - 8-9 November 2014 - Boston, USA

full name / name of organization: 
Books, Publishing & Libraries / Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
conference@booksandpublishing.com

Simmons College
Boston, USA
8-9 November 2014
http://booksandpublishing.com/the-conference

[MELUS] Ethnic U.S. Lit & Religion -- deadline correction: 27 OCT

full name / name of organization: 
J. Stephen Pearson, U of North Georgia
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com

Any topic related to the use/depiction/influence of religion in ethnic U.S. literature (including pop culture) is welcome.

The MELUS conference will be held March 6-9 in Oklahoma City.

[UPDATE] Adaptation and the Novel 9 November 2013, Keele University

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University
contact email: 
j.e.taylor@keele.ac.uk

The full programme for Adaptation and the Novel can now be found on the website: http://adaptationskeele.wordpress.com/programme/

From I, Claudius, to Private Eyes: the Ancient World and Popular Fiction. 16-18th June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Bar-Ilan University, Israel
contact email: 
lisa.maurice@biu.ac.il

From I, Claudius, to Private Eyes: the Ancient World and Popular Fiction.
16-18th June 2014

Bar-Ilan University, Israel

Keynote speakers:
Professor Edith Hall, Kings’ College, London

[UPDATE] ICFA 35 "Fantastic Empires" Children's and Young Adult Literature and Art Division

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
acmartaus@gmail.com

The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
ICFA 35 "Fantastic Empires"
Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel
March 19-23, 2014
Deadline: October 31, 2013

Processing and Performing Paradigms: How (Non)Literary (Con)Texts Construct Realities - Friday, January 24, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
UNC-Charlotte English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsa@uncc.edu

UNC Charlotte’s English Graduate Student Association
14th Annual Graduate Student Conference
Friday, January 24, 2014
Center City Building, Charlotte

Diverging Diversities / ChLA 2014 (Columbia, SC, June 19-21)

full name / name of organization: 
Children's Literature Association (ChLA)
contact email: 
schwebel@mailbox.sc.edu

In 1965, Nancy Larrick wrote an article for the Saturday Review entitled “the All-White World of Children’s Books.”

Victorian Treasures and Trash

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Popular Fiction Association
contact email: 
vpfamembership@gmail.com

The Victorian Popular Fiction Association
CFP: Victorian Treasures and Trash

6th Annual Conference, 8-10 July 2014
Institute of English Studies, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Interface: The Journal of Education, Community, and Values

full name / name of organization: 
Berglund Center for Internet Studies at Pacific University
contact email: 
bcis@pacificu.edu

Interface is an open-access journal featuring both peer-reviewed and non-peer-reviewed articles, published by the Berglund Center for Internet Studies at Pacific University.

Ethos: A Digital Review of Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics - April 2014 issue "Cultural Politics and Material Experiences"

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Mangrum / University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
bmangrum@email.unc.edu

Ethos: A Digital Review of Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics—a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary online journal and digital forum—invites submissions for its first issue, entitled “Cultural Pol

[UPDATE] Allegory Studies? FINAL REMINDER

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
v.brljak@warwick.ac.uk

FINAL REMINDER FOR

Challenger Unbound [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Ue
contact email: 
ue_tom@hotmail.com

Challenger Unbound
Department of English, UCL
9 December 2013

Creativity, Inc.: Intellectual Production as Capital (ACLA 2014 @ NYU)

full name / name of organization: 
Yonina Hoffman, Torsa Ghosal, Michael Harwick (English, Ohio State University)
contact email: 
yonina@gmail.com

One of the decade’s more contentious theories concerning the reformulation of capital in (post)industrial America was the denomination of the so-called “creative class.” United by a tendency tow

Illustrating the Child and the Adolescence of Illustration (abstracts due: November 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

Illustrating the Child and the Adolescence of Illustration is a special-topics panel to be held at the 2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College, February 28 – M

First Conference for the International Society for Heresy Studies - New York University, May 30-31 2014

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Heresy Studies
contact email: 
Gregory Erickson (gtel@nyu.edu), Bernard Schweizer (schweizerb@yahoo.com)

The International Society for Heresy Studies announces a Call for Papers for its inaugural conference at New York University, May 30-31, 2014.

Undoing Health: States of Body and Mind

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Dept. of English Graduate Student Conference with keynote Dr. Rachel Adams
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Indiana University Graduate Conference: “Undoing Health: States of Body and Mind” with Keynote Dr. Rachel Adams

Southern Studies and Children's Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Children’s Literature Association Conference Panel (Southern Studies):
contact email: 
griffeya@email.sc.edu

Children’s Literature Association Conference Panel (Southern Studies):

June 19-21, 2014; Columbia, South Carolina

International Conference “Youth and/in Literature & Society” (Lisbon, 9-11 July, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
CETAPS and CESNOVA, New University of Lisbon
contact email: 
youthconference2014@hotmail.com

Call for Papers

International Conference “Youth and/in Literature & Society”

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
New University of Lisbon

CESNOVA/CETAPS
Lisbon (Portugal)

Bloosmbury C21 Conference 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Bloosmbury and Centre 21, University of Brighton UK
contact email: 
M.R.Duggan@brighton.ac.uk

Bloomsbury C21 Conference 2014: Towards A Twenty-First Century Literature

10-11 April 2014, Brighton, UK

Supported by: Bloomsbury Higher Education Academy UK Gylphi Myriad 3AM Magazine

Deadline for Abstract Submissions: 15 December 2013

full name / name of organization: 
8th International IDEA Conference: Studies in English April 16 -18, 2014, Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University Muğla, Turkey
contact email: 
mcigdem@mu.edu.tr

The Conference will be jointly hosted by
The Department of English Language and Literature of
Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, ELT Department of Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University and

Graphic Humor in American Periodicals - American Literature Association (5/22/14); proposals due 12/15

full name / name of organization: 
Research Society for American Periodicals
contact email: 
wustert@gmail.com

Graphic Humor in American Periodicals

CFP American Circuits, American Secrets. Banff, Alberta: Sept 18-21, 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alberta / Canadian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
organizers@circuitsandsecrets.com

According to a top-secret 2009 National Security Agency report leaked by now infamous former NSA and CIA employee Edward Snowden, approximately one third of all international telephone calls, and more

[UPDATE] The Future of Black Studies NeMLA 2014 Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association 2014 Conference Harrisburg, PA
contact email: 
diego.millan@tufts.edu

Black Studies, as a phrase, have more prominently reentered the lexicon of academics in the recent years more prominently.

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