category: childrens literature

Comics Get Medieval 2013 (First Call) (9/1/12; PCA Washington DC 3/27-30/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa / The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
Medieval.Comics.Project@gmail.com

First Call for Papers
The Comics Get Medieval 2013:
A Continuing Celebration of Medieval-themed Comics

PCA Washington, DC 3/27-30/13
Special Sessions of the Comic Art & Comics Area

Survival [update]

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan College English Association
contact email: 
edemerly@aol.com

http://www.michcea.com

Call for Papers: MCEA Conference, Friday, October 26, 2012
Theme: Survival
Luncheon Speaker: Patricia Clark, Poet-in-Residence at GVSU

Fairy Tale Collection of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Christine Garbett M.A., ABD, Nadine Farghaly M.A.
contact email: 
Fairytale.Collection@gmx.de

The new millennium has born witness to a multitude of reinventions. Various mythological creatures have been reinvented, vampires, werewolves, and zombies to name but a few.

MPCA 2012-- Southern Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

The Hunger Games: Critical Examinations (deadline: June 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Deidre Evans Garriott, Julie Tyler, Whitney Jones; University of Tennessee
contact email: 
wjones23@utk.edu

We are seeking scholarly contributions and critical examinations focused on the young adult novel and cultural phenomenon The Hunger Games.

Lights: The MESSA Quarterly, Vol. 1, Issue 3. Upcoming submission deadline: April 6th

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Eastern Studies Student Association (MESSA) for the Center of Middle Eastern Studies at The University of Chicago
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.

AX Anime and Manga Studies Symposium (June 29 - July 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Mikhail Koulikov, Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation
contact email: 
mkoulikov@gmail.com

2012 AX Anime and Manga Studies Symposium
Los Angeles, CA: June 29 – July 2, 2012

The Golden Age: Nostalgia in Word and Image

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
e.r.rogers@dundee.ac.uk

RJAS Call for Peer Reviewers - deadline April 11

full name / name of organization: 
Romanian Journal of American Studies (RJAS)
contact email: 
rjas@raas.ro, ggherasim@euro.ubbcluj.ro

The Romanian Journal of American Studies (RJAS) is inviting applications for peer reivewers.

7th Annual Limina Conference: Humanising Collaboration

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
limina@cyllene.uwa.edu.au

The Conference will be held on the 7th of June 2012 at the University of Western Australia, Perth, with supplementary events on the 6th and the 8th.

/UPDATE/: " 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS': LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE " / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

Science/Fiction: Deadline 1st August 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex Doctoral School
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

'Science must begin with myths, and with the criticism of myths.'
Karl Popper, Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge (1963. London: Routledge, 2002), 66.

TYCA-NE annual conference October 25-27, 2012- Syracuse, NY CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Two Year College Association Northeast (TYCA-NE) of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
contact email: 
tycaneconference@gmail.com

2012 TYCA (Two-Year College Association) Northeast Call for Proposals

From the World Desk: Situating Our Practice within a Global Context

October 25-27, 2012 Conference

Syracuse, New York

CFP: Sanctuary, Sacred Space & Theology of Place (PAMLA: Seattle, WA; October 19-21, 2012; Extended Dea

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

“Place is a space which has historical meanings, where some things have happened that are now remembered and which provide continuity and identity across the generations.

Sirens - 10/11 - 10/14; deadline May 6

full name / name of organization: 
Cora Anderson / Narrate Conferences
contact email: 
programming at sirensconference.org

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Sirens
Stevenson, WA
October 11-14, 2012

A conference on women in fantasy literature presented by Narrate Conferences, Inc.

PAMLA Standing Session on Autobiography. Seattle University, Oct 19-21, 2012. Deadline: Apr 22, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
tanya.heflin@gmail.com

Standing Session on Autobiography

2nd Global Conference: Chronicity (September, 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
chronicity2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Chronicity

Thursday 30th August – Saturday 1st September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

The Call:

[UPDATE]: Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference, UK (6/16/12 - 6/17/12 -- 5/14/2012)

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

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FINAL CALL

Great Writing 2012
The 15th Anniversary Great Writing International
Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Imperial College London
Saturday June 16th - Sunday June 17th 2012

1st Global Conference: Teenagers and Contemporary Visual Culture (September 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

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

1st Global Conference
Teenagers and Contemporary Visual Culture

Tuesday 25th September 2012 – Thursday 27th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Mythic, Magical & Monstrous Women in Contemporary Women’s Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Postgraduate Contemporary Women's Writing Network
contact email: 
women@pgcwwn.org

Mythic, Magical & Monstrous Women in Contemporary Women’s Writing

A half day symposium at the University of Leicester, Wednesday 20th June 2012

Keynote Speaker: Dr Becky Munford

Sister Earth: Global Relationships in Contemporary Women’s Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Postgraduate Contemporary Women's Writing Network
contact email: 
women@pgcwwn.org

A half day symposium at Goldsmiths (University of London), Thursday 26th April 2012

Keynote Speaker: Bernardine Evaristo

CFP: 1st Global Conference: Reframing Punishment (September 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

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

1st Global Conference
Punishment

Monday 3rd September – Wednesday 5th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Journal of Literary Onomastics (Vol. 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Literary Onomastics
contact email: 
sjurasin@brockport.edu

Submissions are invited for the second volume of the Journal of Literary Onomastics, the only scholarly periodical devoted to the study of names in literature. Issues appear in print and online.

IMPENDING DEADLINE: Conflict and Catastrophe in the Long Eighteenth-Century 21-22 April (ABSTRACT DEADLINE: 1 April)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cambridge
contact email: 
conflictandcatastrophe2012@gmail.com

The eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries saw the eruption of violent conflict in the French and American revolutions, an industrial revolution sweep Britain, the prolonged hostilities of the Napo

Hybrid Genres: US and Canada. PAMLA, Seattle,WA, Oct 19-21, 2012. Abstracts due before 4/22/12.

full name / name of organization: 
Linda Belau
contact email: 
lbelau@utpa.edu

Panel Description:

Multicultural Literature in the Classroom: Politics and Pedagogy (MMLA Confernece Nov. 8-11)

full name / name of organization: 
Melina Vizcaino-Aleman/UNM
contact email: 
mviz@unm.edu

Topic: "Borders and Double-Consciousness in Ethnic American Literature"

UPDATE: Female Rebellion in Young Adult Dystopian Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Sara K. Day, Miranda Green-Barteet, and Amy L. Montz
contact email: 
YAdystopianfiction@gmail.com

Female Rebellion in Young Adult Dystopian Fiction

Childhood and Its Discontents / Deadline 18 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Nat Hurley
contact email: 
nhurley@ualberta.ca

CFP: Childhood and Its Discontents / Deadline 18 June 2012

ESC: English Studies in Canada invites submissions for a Special Issue on "Childhood and Its Discontents," guest edited by Nat Hurley.

Growing Up Asian American in Children's Literature, Proposed Edited Collection - Deadline May 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ymitri Mathison
contact email: 
yjmathison@pvamu.edu

According to the U.S. Census, in 2010 Asian Americans comprised of 18.5 million and 6% of the population.

[UPDATE]Word Meets Image: The Graphic Novel (4/22/2012; 10/19/2012-10/21/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
dennis.chester@csueastbay.edu

Please note that the submission date has been extended until April 22, 2012.

UPDATE: Robert K. Martin Book Prize (New deadline 1 May 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for American Studies
contact email: 
Jason.Haslam@dal.ca

UPDATE: Extended Deadline for Robert K. Martin Book Prize (1 May 2012)

PaMLA October 19-21, 2012: Ancient-Modern Relations (deadline April 22nd)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference (PAMLA), October 19-21, 2012, Seattle University
contact email: 
weldy@usc.edu

STANDING SESSION: ANCIENT-MODERN RELATIONS

"Revisiting the Dime Novel": 2012 PAMLA Conference CFP

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

This approved session will explore the largely forgotten or ignored dime-novel--the American pulp novels of the 19th and early 20th centuries, including Westerns, detective stories, school stories, ro

NEASECS 2012 Conference at Wesleyan University 10/11-14: Godwin, Burke, the Political Subject and Intertextuality

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/City University of New York
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

This panel seeks submissions that explore the dialectical engagement between Godwin’s philosophical or socio-political works and his fiction.

Conference CFP: From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

full name / name of organization: 
Hacettepe University, Department of American Culture and Literature
contact email: 
ake2012conference@gmail.com

From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

Hacettepe University
Department of American Culture and Literature
30th Anniversary Conference
Ankara, Turkey
November 7 – 9, 2012

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