category: childrens literature

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.

[UPDATE] Australian and American Cinemas: Transnational Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (University at Albany, SUNY) and Stephen Gaunson (RMIT University)
contact email: 
pkunze@albany.edu

Australian and American Cinemas: Transnational Perspectives

Editors: Pete Kunze (University at Albany, SUNY) and Stephen Gaunson (RMIT University)

[UPDATE] Retirement, or, The End of Canadian Literature? (deadline: 1 November)

full name / name of organization: 
ACCUTE conference, 28-31 May 2014
contact email: 
robert.mcgill@utoronto.ca

"Retirement, or, The End of Canadian Literature?" session
ACCUTE conference, 28-31 May 2014
Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada

Oceanide Journal - Deadline: 30th December 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Spanish Society for the Study of Popular Culture SELICUP
contact email: 
r.jarazo [AT] uib.es

The Spanish Society for the Study of Popular Culture SELICUP and the journal Oceánide (URL: oceanide.netne.net) welcomes new contributions for our upcoming volume 6 (2014) in the field of Popular Cul

Feats of Clay: Disability and Graphic Narrative (edited collection; 12/15/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Foss, Jonathan Gray, Zach Whalen
contact email: 
cfoss@umw.edu; jgray@jjay.cuny.edu; zwhalen@umw.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Unconventional Archives - Literature and the Uses of History, 17 -18 January 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Ertegun Graduate Programme, University of Oxford
contact email: 
unconventionalarchives2014@gmail.com

Unconventional Archives: Literature and the Uses of History is a two-day workshop to be held at Ertegun House, Oxford on the 17 and 18 of January 2014.

CFP ‘Haunted Landscapes: Nature, Super-Nature and the Environment’ One Day Symposium.

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University and the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment, UK and Ireland.
contact email: 
ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor Ronald Hutton (Bristol University)
Venue: Falmouth University, Cornwall, Date: 8th March 2014

Call for Papers Deadline 15/12/13

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

The Pierian Call for Submissions--Deadline March 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Pierian Literary Journal/Albany State University
contact email: 
thepierian@asurams.edu

Currently accepting submissions for the Spring 2014 issue. Accepting unpublished poems (3 max), short stories (1500 word max), one-act plays, and essays (1000 word max).

Fifth Annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium - March 29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon College
contact email: 
LLUC@gordon.edu

The Department of English Language and Literature and the De

BREVITY - Graduate Student Conference at Western University (Canada), March 6 - 8, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Western University, Canada
contact email: 
brevitywestern@gmail.com

Keynote speakers: Luca Somigli (University of Toronto); Mark McDayter (Western University).

Craft Critique Culture: (Mis)Leading (April 4-5, 2014: Iowa City, Iowa)

full name / name of organization: 
Annmarie Steffes/Miriam Janechek (University of Iowa)
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

14th Annual Craft Critique Culture Graduate Student Conferen

Be Merry and Wise: Children's Literature from Chapbooks to the Digital Age conference, 28-29th March 2014, NUI Maynooth, Ireland

full name / name of organization: 
The Irish Society for the Study of Children's Literature (ISSCL)
contact email: 
anne.markey@nuim.ie

Children’s literature has always existed on a continuum between entertainment and instruction.

Children’s and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2014, March 27-29

full name / name of organization: 
2014 College English Association Conference
contact email: 
jmcdaniel@pittstate.edu

Call for Papers: Children’s and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2014
March 27-29, 2014 | Baltimore, Maryland

Hyatt Regency
300 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone: 410-528-1234

UPDATE: SWPACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area (11/1/13; 2/19-22/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
contact email: 
http://conference2014.southwestpca.org

Submission Deadline: November 1, 2013

SWPACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area
35th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
February 19-22, 2014

The Human and the Hand-Drawn Image in Comics, Animation, and Book Illustration

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

This special topics panel seeks papers that explore the relationship between the human and the hand-drawn image in all of its contemporary forms in media from comics and illustrations in children's li

Contextualizing and Reorienting Violence and its Spaces in a Postmodern, Globalized World Order

full name / name of organization: 
Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab
contact email: 
durbadal.15744@lpu.co.in, pinak.15407@lpu.co.in ,englishseminar.lpu@gmail.com.

In “Routine Violence: Nations, Fragments and History”, Gyanendra Pandey observes how violence can be both direct and silent.

“Remix the Conference” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference March 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Free-Exchange Committee, Graduate Department of English, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

“It’s the remix to ignition, hot and fresh out the kitchen...” – R. Kelly, “Ignition”

Studies in American Culture (submisson deadline 4/1/14)

full name / name of organization: 
STUDIES IN AMERICAN CULTURE
contact email: 
mcdonaldrl@vmi.edu

Studies in American Culture

Call for Submissions

[UPDATE] The Human journal is NOW accepting submissions for its December 2013 issue.

full name / name of organization: 
The Human: Journal of Literature and Culture
contact email: 
human@humanjournal.org

The Human (issn: 2147-9739) is an international and interdisciplinary journal that publishes articles written in the fields of literatures in English (British, American, Irish, etc.), classical and mo

CFP BSECS 43rd Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
academic@bsecs.org.uk

***registration is now open***
***abstracts due by 20 October***

www.bsecs.org.uk

Call for Papers
BSECS 43rd Annual Conference

8th – 10th January 2014
St Hugh's College, Oxford, U.K.

"Are Ghosts Unnatural" ISSN 2014 Panel

full name / name of organization: 
2014 ISSN Conference (March 27-30, 2014 in Cambridge, MA)
contact email: 
hoffman.783@osu.edu or jessica.pfeffer@tufts.edu

Ghosts occupy a marginal position in unnatural narrative; instead of being considered in their strangeness, they are frequently naturalized through questions of genre.

The Human journal is NOW accepting submissions for its December 2013 issue.

full name / name of organization: 
The Human: Journal of Literature and Culture
contact email: 
human@humanjournal.org

The Human (issn: 2147-9739) is an international and interdisciplinary journal that publishes articles written in the fields of literatures in English (British, American, Irish, etc.), classical and mo

NVSA 2014 Call for Papers [UPDATE & REMINDER]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
erika.behrisch.elce@rmc.ca

The deadline is approaching (15 October, 2013) for submissions to the 2014 Northeast Victorian Studies Association conference, taking place at Stony Brook University in New York, April 11-13, 2014.

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