category: childrens literature

Lost Boys and Girls: Children in/and War; November 1-3, 2013; San Diego, CA

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA
contact email: 
bsanfil@ucsc.edu

In war, children are both passive victims of violence and forced active killers. This panel seeks papers that examine children in war in fiction, non-fiction, and film.

2nd Global Conference: Sport (November 2013: Athens, Greece)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sport2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Sport

Friday 1st November 2013 – Sunday 3rd November 2013
Athens, Greece

Call for Presentations

2013 ELLAK INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE “Micro versus Macro Literatures in English" Seoul, Korea (Nov. 7-9, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
ELLAK (The English Language and Literature Association of Korea)
contact email: 
conference@ellak.or.kr

2013 ELLAK INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

“Micro versus Macro Literatures in English: Aesthetics, Politics, and Ethics of Distant Reading in Literatures, Cultures, Languages, and the Humanities”

UPDATE Crossing the Bar: Public Engagement and Humanities Research

full name / name of organization: 
Jo Taylor, Keele University
contact email: 
j.e.taylor@keele.ac.uk, k.astbury@liverpool.ac.uk

*Apologies for cross-posting*

Call for Papers: AULLA 2013: Worldmaking

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association (AULLA)
contact email: 
subscriptions@aulla.com.au

The theme of the 37th Congress of the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association (AULLA) is ‘Worldmaking’.

[UPDATE] Cognitive Approaches to Literature – PAMLA special session – Nov. 1-3 2013

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

Futures of Cognitive Approaches to Literature – PAMLA special session – Nov. 1-3 2013

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference Oct 10-12, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association--RMMLA
contact email: 
rmmla@rmmla.org

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association - RMMLA
Call for Papers Extended to APRIL 15, 2013!
Vancouver, Washington USA (Fly into Portland)
Convention Dates: October 10-12, 2013
www.rmmla.org

PAMLA in San Diego, 1-3 Nov 2013/"The Orient in the Hispanic Wor(l)d”

full name / name of organization: 
Alejandro Lee/Central Washington University
contact email: 
leealejandro@gmail.com

"The Orient in the Hispanic Wor(l)d”

Idle/Stasis: Call for Prose, Poetry, Art--due June 1

full name / name of organization: 
Transverse: A Comparative Studies Journal, Issue 13, University of Toronto
contact email: 
transversejournal@gmail.com

The twinned concepts of idle and stasis have recently been brought to the forefront of political conversations in Canada because of the Idle No More grassroots movement, which is one of the many manif

2nd Global Conference: Time, Space and the Body (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
punish3@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Time, Space and the Body

Sunday 1st September – Tuesday 3rd September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

Cracking the Ivory Tower, Abstract deadline: May 1

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
klp68@pitt.edu

The editors seek abstracts for essays sharing advice, unique stories or sage wisdom for graduate students at all levels.

Allegory Studies? (7 November 2013; proposals 31 May)

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

CFP: Bicycles / Bicycling in Literature and Culture, edited collection (proposals 8/1/13, essays 2/1/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Jeremy Withers and Daniel Shea, Editors of Collection on Bicycles in Literature and Culture
contact email: 
shead@apsu.edu and withers@iastate.edu

The American author Charles Morley once said: “The bicycle, the bicycle surely, should always be the vehicle of novelists and poets.” As Morley’s quote suggests, many people have perceived an in

Rougarou Literary Magazine- accepting submissions year round

full name / name of organization: 
Rougarou Literary Magazine
contact email: 
rougaroubookreviews@gmail.com

Book Reviews for Newly Published Creative Fiction & Poetry Works
full name / name of organization:
Rougarou: An Online Literary Journal
contact email:
rougaroubookreviews@gmail.com

(Re)Presenting the Archive [Update - Registration OPEN]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield, UK
contact email: 
archive@sheffield.ac.uk

In a Higher Education context where originality in research is increasingly valorised, what place is there for explicitly re-presentational practices such as scholarly editing and curating?

[UPDATE] Is It All About the Text? Reading, Writing, Teaching, Technologizing, Theorizing

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
neverowv1@southernct.edu

Is It All About the Text? Reading, Writing, Teaching, Technologizing, Theorizing

Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University--Saturday, April 20, 2013

[UPDATE] "Architecture and Literature: Reading the Room" (1-3 November, San Diego); Proposal Deadline: 15 April

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
stevensonlushbaugh@gmail.com

Baptism of Fire: The Birth of Modern British Fantasy in World War I; abstracts by 1 Sept 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Mythopoeic Press
contact email: 
Mythlore@mythsoc.org

Baptism of Fire: The Birth of Modern British Fantasy in World War I
edited by Janet Brennan Croft (Mythlore@mythsoc.org)

[UPDATE] Legacy: Mythology and Authenticity in the Humanities, 28 June 2013 [CFP Submission Deadline 16 April 2013]

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Adaptations and Centre for Textual Studies at De Montfort University
contact email: 
dmulegacyconference@gmail.com

This conference focuses on the influence of cultural ‘legacies’ within current humanities research.

CFP: Folklore and Mythology panel at PAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rahima@gwu.edu

Concepts of, and related to, folklore and mythology are seemingly greater than ever, and as such we embrace a wide variety of takes on the panel's theme.

[UPDATE] The Sentimental Worlds of Ray Bradbury (MLA, 9-12 January 2014, Chicago), Final extension to 3/23/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Lawrence and Andrea Krafft
contact email: 
BradburyMLA@gmail.com

Ray Bradbury was writing science fiction during the infancy of the genre and gained mainstream popularity during the 1950s.

[new deadline: 30 April 2013] Melancholy Minds and Painful Bodies

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

Link to CFP: http://melancholyandpain.liv.ac.uk/?page_id=2

Keynotes:

- Dr Nick Davis, University of Liverpool
- Professor Chris Eccleston, University of Bath

AX Anime and Manga Studies Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Anime Expo / Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation /
contact email: 
mkoulikov@gmail.com

Call for Papers / Call for Speakers
2013 AX Anime and Manga Studies Symposium

July 4 – July 7
Anime Expo 2013
Los Angeles Convention Center (Los Angeles, CA)

Humor in the Digital Age -- SAMLA (Atlanta, 11/8-11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
pkunze@lsu.edu

The American Humor Studies Association seeks papers for a panel, “Humor in the Digital Age,” for the 2013 South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Conference at the Marriott Atlanta from

[Deadline Extended] Literature, Space and Geography

full name / name of organization: 
Inquire: Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
inquire@ualberta.ca

3.2 ‘Neither Here Nor There: The (Non-)Geographical Futures of Comparative Literature’

The Queer Roald Dahl Collection - Abstracts due May 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Mitchell
contact email: 
jennifermitchell6@weber.edu

Roald Dahl has been the recipient of a slew of insults from anti-Semite to misogynist to general misanthrope.

Magic and Dreams and Good Madness: Sociology and Neil Gaiman

full name / name of organization: 
Gráinne O'Brien and Alexandra Dunne
contact email: 
goodmadnesscfp@gmail.com

Neil Gaiman is considered one of the most popular authors of science fiction and fantasy alive today.

[UPDATE] Child Labor and American Modernism (1890-1930)

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

We invite papers for a special session on “Child Labor and American Modernism (1890-1930)” at the 111th annual conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) to be held

Time Travel in the Media

full name / name of organization: 
Joan Ormrod, Manchester Metropolitan University
contact email: 
j.ormrod@mmu.ac.uk

CfP: Time Travel in the Media

Native American Literature Session at the South Central MLA Conference New Orleans 10/3/2013 - 10/5/2013

full name / name of organization: 
South Central MLA - submission deadline: March 31, 2013
contact email: 
jkorsmo1@gsu.edu

South Central Modern Language Association is accepting 250-500 word abstract/proposals for its session on Native American Literature.

CFP for a Special Edition of Women's Writing on Victorian Bestsellers

full name / name of organization: 
Clare Clarke, Trinity College Dublin and Clare Gill, University of Southampton
contact email: 
clarkc11@tcd.ie and C.Gill@Soton.ac.uk

Queens of the Marketplace: nineteenth-century women writers and the rise of the bestseller

Integrating Ecocriticism in New and Established Curricula - MLA 2014 Special Session (January 2014, Chicago)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

We invite papers on theory and best practices of introducing ecological themes and/or ecocritical discourse into literature and content-based language curricula.

Special Issue on Computational Models of Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Literary & Linguistic Computing: The Journal of Digital Scholarship in the Humanities
contact email: 
markaf@mit.edu

Call for Papers
Special Issue on Computational Models of Narrative
Literary & Linguistic Computing: The Journal of Digital Scholarship in the Humanities

UPDATE Ecocriticism and Children's Literature (extended deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Lynne Dickson Bruckner
contact email: 
lbruckner@chatham.edu

Seeking 150-200 word abstracts on eco-approaches to texts (primarily literary) for children and adolescents. This cfp is in response to the MLA 2014 theme--Vulnerable Times.

Children's Literature and the Common Core: proposed panel 2014 MLA

full name / name of organization: 
MLA: Division of Children's Literature
contact email: 
jcsusina@ilstu.ed

The Common Core State Standards is an education initiative that is making sweeping changes to the ways that literature will be taught in K-12 schools in the United States.

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