category: childrens literature

Memories of Conflict, Conflicts of Memory, Senate House, London, 12-13 February, 2013 (Abstracts due 1 November, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jordana Blejmar (Institute of Germanic & Romace Studies) and Anindya Raychaudhuri (UCL)
contact email: 
Jordana.Blejmar@sas.ac.uk and a.raychaudhuri@ucl.ac.uk

Memories of Conflict, Conflicts of Memory
International Conference
13- 14 February, 2013
Senate House, London

Organised by:

Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies
Faculty Institute of Graduate Studies, University College London
Centre for the Study of Cultural Memory

[UPDATE] Two days remaining! Vampires, Ghosts, Zombies in Westerns (Publication - comics, lit., gaming, new media)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia J. Miller
contact email: 
cynthia_miller@emerson.edu

Only two days remaining!

Call for Interviewees for Doctor Who Documentary Film

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Hansen, Baylor University
contact email: 
Christopher_Hansen@baylor.edu

ARE YOU A DOCTOR WHO FANATIC?...
...because I'm making a documentary about people like you.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline!!! Emerging from the Pensieve: A Decade of Harry Potter Scholarship; October 11-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Elisabeth C. Gumnior, School of Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication; James Madison University
contact email: 
gumnioec@jmu.edu

Emerging from the Pensieve: A Decade of Harry Potter Scholarship; October 11-13, 2012

Proposals for presentations should be approximately 200 words long. The deadline for proposal submission is June 20, 2012. Proposals should be submitted to:

Elisabeth C. Gumnior, Conference Director
gumnioec@jmu.edu

Presenters will be notified by July 15.

CFP: A Debt of Gratitude to 1930s Literary America / MMLA 2012 / DUE 07/16

full name / name of organization: 
Marnie Sullivan, Mercyhurst University
contact email: 
msullivan@mercyhurst.edu

This special section panel seeks to affirm the ongoing relevance of 1930s American culture with papers that provide critical analysis of fiction, poetry, and drama of the period for the 54th Annual M/

A Collection of Essays on Adoption and Disability (Full papers and abstracts by 3/1/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Marina Fedosik and Emily Hipchen
contact email: 
adoptiondisabilitycollection@gmail.com

Call for Papers

A COLLECTION OF ESSAYS ON ADOPTION AND DISABILITY

Corsets and Clockworks: Steampunk and Neo-Victorian Literature and Culture/Deadline 16 July 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association/Cincinnati, OH, November 8-11, 2012
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu

Steampunk and Neo-Victorian Literature are widely read and written in contemporary popular culture.

Essays for journal - languague, literacy, literature, culture and/or English teaching

full name / name of organization: 
Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education
contact email: 
safischer@mac.com

The editors seek articles concerned with English language, literacy and literature teaching worldwide as well as essays on literature and culture that do not specifically address teaching.

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 6/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Submission and application deadline: June 15, 2012

[UPDATE] SF Storyworlds

full name / name of organization: 
Gylphi Press
contact email: 
P.A.March-Russell@kent.ac.uk

SF Storyworlds is the critical studies series published by Gylphi Press (UK).

[UPDATE] CFP - Gothic Antipodes: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 22-23 January 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA)
contact email: 
conference@ganza.co.nz

The Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA) welcomes papers for its inaugural conference, to be held at Stamford Plaza Hotel, Auckland, on 22-23 January 2013.

UPDATE "worth a thousand words": at the intersections of literature and the visua arts, 24-26 October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Radboud University Nijmegen (the Netherlands)
contact email: 
literatureandthevisualarts@let.ru.nl


http://www.ru.nl/hlcs/worthathousandwords

Proposals deadline: 1 July 2012

[UPDATE AND EXTENSION] '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

The aim of this conference is to explore the role of live animals on the stage, from the early modern era to the present time.

TABLETOP BOARD GAMES AND THE TELEVISUAL IMAGINATION (SCMS - Chicago, March 6 - 10, 2013) - submission deadline: July 25, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
David Scott Diffrient / Society for Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
scott.diffrient@colostate.edu

Tabletop Board Games and the Televisual Imagination

Call for Papers: SCMS 2013

[UPDATE]: The Aesthetics of Suffering, November 23-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
National Taipei University of Technology
contact email: 
ntuteng@gmail.com

The Aesthetics of Suffering

November 23th-24th, 2012
Department of English
National Taipei University of Technology
Taipei, Taiwan, ROC

Keynote Speakers
Laura Quinney, Brandeis University

[UPDATE] MMLA: The Short Fiction of George Saunders Deadline extended to July 2

full name / name of organization: 
Brendan Beirne New York University
contact email: 
bjb279@nyu.edu

This panel explores the work of George Saunders, author of CivilWarLand in Bad Decline, Pastoralia, In Persuasion Nation, and The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil.

UPDATE CFP - Teaching Literature in English for Young Learners

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Education - University of Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
teachlit@uv.es, agustin.reyes@uv.es

We are pleased to announce the celebration of the 1st International Conference: Teaching Literature in English for Young Learners. Deadline for proposals: Jun 20th, 2012.

[UPDATE] The AnaChronisT (6/18/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The AnaChronisT
contact email: 
anachronist@freemail.hu

Due to public request, our submission deadline has been extended!

Rise of the Fandoms: When They Began to Rule the ‘Verse

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Lindsay.Bryde@gmail.com

This panel seeks to look at the increased role of the fandom in pop culture today.

Juvenile Literature (edited volume; 6/15/12 for abstracts)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia J. Miller
contact email: 
cynthia_miller@emerson.edu

Final Days to Submit!

Call for Contributors – Juvenile Literature

Undead in the West II: They Just Keep Coming (collected essays)

The Politics of Fantasy in XX-XXI Century Latin American/Peninsular Literature and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association(SAMLA)
contact email: 
mcalatayud@northgeorgia.edu

Teaching How We Read Now (abstract due 9/4/12)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Boston, March 21-24, 2013
contact email: 
amstwo[at]princeton.edu

Teaching How We Read Now

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

[UPDATE] - Literature After 9/11

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2012 - Victoria M. Bryan
contact email: 
Victoria.M.Bryan@gmail.com

**DEADLINE*EXTENSION** Deadline is now July 1st.

1st Global Conference: Connectivity in the 21st Century (November 2012, Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
connect1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Connectivity in the 21st Century

Sunday 4th November – Tuesday 6th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call For Presentations:

[UPDATE AND EXTENSION] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE'

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

The aim of this conference is to explore the role of live animals on the stage, from the early modern era to the present time.

[UPDATE] Is there a “Light in the Attic”? : Exploring Children’s Poetry --June 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Children's Literature Discussion Circle (SAMLA)
contact email: 
megleroy@ufl.edu

Abstracts now due June 15th.

Is there a “Light in the Attic”? : Exploring Children’s Poetry

Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association has extended the deadline for essay submissions on its 2011 Conference Theme: “Play.” Essays treating any aspect of “Play” in language, l

Disabilities in Children’s Literature: A Special Issue of Children’s Literature Association Quarterly

full name / name of organization: 
Children's Literature Association Quarterly
contact email: 
spollard@cnu.edu

Disability Studies is an interdisciplinary field that began its rise to prominence in the late twentieth century, marked by the founding of the Society for Disability Studies in 1982.

[UPDATE] Undead in the West II: They Just Keep Coming (Publication - comics, lit., gaming, new media)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia J. Miller
contact email: 
cynthia_miller@emerson.edu

Reminder: Deadline June 15.

** The editors are particularly interested in abstracts on juvenile lit., gaming, new media, and comics. **

Call for Contributors

Four Corners Conference on Ethnicity and Globalization, Oct. 26 and 27. Abstracts due 7/27.

full name / name of organization: 
Four Corners Conference on Globalization
contact email: 
tacker@coloradomesa.edu; rcalland@coloradomesa.edu; mvallejo@coloradomesa.edu;jsnyder@coloradomesa.edu

The organizing committee is proud and excited to invite you to the fourth annual Four Corners Conference on Globalization, with the theme this year being “Culture and Ethnicity”.

Call for Research Papers on English Literature,Language,Literary Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Forum Pune India (New Academia Journal)
contact email: 
newacademia.if@gmail.com

CALL FOR RESEARCH PAPERS
INTERACTIONS FORUM’S
NEW ACADEMIA - (ISSN 2277-3967) (PRINT)
AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND LITERARY THEORY
Vol.1 Issue 3: July 2012

Melancholy Minds and Painful Bodies: Genealogy, Geography, Pathogeny (9-11 July 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Strange Contraries in thee combine,
Both hell and Heaven in thee meet,
Thou greatest bitter, greatest sweet
No pain is like thy pain, no pleasure too like thine.
John Norris, 1687

Conference: From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers, November 7 – 9, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of American Culture and Literature, Hacettepe University
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

MIGRATION: BRITISH COMPARATIVE LITERATURE ASSOCIATION CONVENTION, JULY 8-13 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Sanja Bahun, University of Essex and the British Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
bcla2013@essex.ac.uk

The BCLA invites conference papers on the theme of migration for its triennial convention, to be held at the University of Essex, UK, July 8-13 2013.

[UPDATE] Edited Collection of Essays on the Intersection of Children’s Literature and the Horror Genre (Abstracts due May 31)

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica McCort (Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA)
contact email: 
mccortj@duq.edu

In many of the world’s most popular and well-known children’s tales, terrifying characters that belong better in a horror flick often rear their ugly heads.

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