category: childrens literature

Call for Proposals - New Series from Ashgate Publishing Company - Outlaws in Literature, History, and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Ashgate Publishing Company
contact email: 
wfeininger@ashgate.com

Outlaws in Literature, History, and Culture examines the nature, function, and context of the outlaw and the outlawed - people, spaces, practices - in the pre-modern world, and in its modern represent

Ireland and Ecocriticism: Second Interdisciplinary Conference, 19-21 June 2014, University College Cork

full name / name of organization: 
Maureen O'Connor, School of English, University College Cork
contact email: 
maureen.oconnor@ucc.ie

Ireland and Ecocriticism: Second Interdisciplinary Conference
19-21 June 2014, University College Cork

Call for Papers

Undergraduate essays in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

Encourage your best students to submit their work to the VHR. We publish the best research in the humanities from undergraduate students across the globe. Check us out at www.lvc.edu/vhr

2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

What is the future of illustration studies?

What can comics scholars learn from animation studies and vice versa?

1st Global Conference: Sexuality and Disability (May, 2014: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sd1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Sexuality and Disability

Tuesday 6th May – Thursday 8th May 2014
Lisbon, Portugal

Call For Presentations:

4th Global Conference: Urban Popcultures (May, 2014: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
up4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Urban Popcultures

Saturday 10th May – Monday 12th May 2014
Lisbon, Portugal

Call For Presentations:

Reci - Journal for Linguistics, Literaturology and Culturology

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Alfa University, Belgrade
contact email: 
reci@alfa.edu.rs

Sixth issue will be dedicated to the bicentenary of the birth of Petar Petrovic Njegos.
We accept papers from all fields of linguistics, literaturology and culturology.

9th Global Conference: Cybercultures (May, 2014: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
cyber9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference: Cybercultures

Wednesday 15th May – Friday 17th May 2013
Lisbon, Portugal

Call For Presentations:

CFP:12th Global Conference: Violence

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
v12@inter-disciplinary.net

12th Global Conference: Violence

Friday 2nd May – Sunday 4th May 2014
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations

Radical Historiographies -- Rutgers University Symposium -- Friday, March 28, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers University African American and African Diaspora Studies Group
contact email: 
radicalhistoriographies2014@gmail.com

The African American and African Diaspora Studies Group of the English Department at Rutgers University announces “Radical Historiographies,” an interdisciplinary graduate student symposium.

Special journal cluster on Affect and the Short Story

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of the Short Story in English
contact email: 
pa09d@my.fsu.edu

Journal of the Short Story in English announces a call for papers for an upcoming special section—“Affect and the Short Story (Cycle)”.

CFP:5th Global Conference: Experiencing Prison

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ep5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference: Experiencing Prison

Tuesday 6th May – Thursday 8th May 2014
Lisbon, Portugal

Call For Presentations:

Call for Papers [October-December, 2013 Issue]

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of English Language and Translation Studies
contact email: 
editor@eltsjournal.org

Call for Papers
IJ-ELTS [October-December, 2013 Issue]

XVI Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference: April 19-21, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society
contact email: 
jesmackenzie@hotmail.com

Call for Papers

The XVI Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference
April 19-21, 2014
Harrodsburg and Springfield (Roberts' hometown), KY

NOTE Journal: Notes on Teaching English

full name / name of organization: 
NOTE: Notes on Teaching English
contact email: 
notes.engl@ggc.edu

Notes on Teaching English (NOTE) - New online journal of the Georgia and Carolinas affiliate of the College English Association (GACCEA)

* url: notes.engl.ggc.edu

CFP [Reminder]: Urbanism and Urbanity

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth Century Studies Association
contact email: 
sternk@longwood.edu

Urbanism and Urbanity
March 20-22, Chicago IL

We seek papers and panels that investigate elements of urbanism and urbanity during' the long nineteenth century, such

CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions: An International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences e-ISSN-2347-2081
contact email: 
interactions.if@gmail.com

Interactions: An International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences
(ISSN 2277-3940) (PRINT)

CFP for Vol. II Issue II (Nov 2013, First Week)

Theme: Representations of, by, and for Women: The Gendered Politics of Art (January 6, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Humanities journal (Guest Editor: Julie Goodspeed-Chadwick)
contact email: 
juligood@iupuc.edu

Studies in the Humanities (Volume 41, issues 1-2)

Guest Editor: Julie Goodspeed-Chadwick, Associate Professor of English, Indiana University-Purdue University at Columbus, juligood@iupuc.edu

23rd Annual English Language and Literature Conference for Undergraduates

full name / name of organization: 
University of St. Francis
contact email: 
ell@stfrancis.edu

Attention: All undergraduate writers and English majors!

The Country House in Britain, 1914-2014

full name / name of organization: 
Newcastle University, UK
contact email: 
countryhouseconf@ncl.ac.uk

The Country House in Britain, 1914-2014

Newcastle University, Friday 6th - Sunday 8th June 2014
Conference Organisers: Faye Keegan and Barbara Williams
www.countryhouseconference.wordpress.com

CFP: "ANIMACY" featuring keynote Mel Y. Chen / February 20-22 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC) / University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

MIGC 2014
“ANIMACY”
February 20th – 22nd, 2014
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
CALL FOR PAPERS

Keynote Speaker: Mel Y Chen, UC Berkeley, author of Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial

Vice and Assimilation in American Literature - NeMLA - Harrisburg, PA (April 3-6, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Francisco.Delgado@stonybrook.edu

This panel seeks papers that explore narratives wherein the process of assimilation is completed through vice rather than through the virtues of hard-work and persistence.

[UPDATE] ICFA 35

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
shanes1@kent.edu

March 19-23, 2014 at the Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel
The deadline for submitting proposals is October 31.

Guest of Honor: Nnedi Okorofor
Guest of Honor: Ian McDonald

Why Not Comics? Challenging the Graphic Novel Canon in the University (4/3 - 4/6/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
ksammond@fdu.edu

This panel seeks papers to examine why mainstream comic books are often excluded from classroom instruction and scholarly discussions about comics and graphic novels.

Currents of the Black Atlantic, ESA 2014 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center English Student Association
contact email: 
BlackAtlanticCurrents@gmail.com

Two decades since its publication, Paul Gilroy’s _The Black Atlantic_ (1993) united conversations about race, diaspora, modernity, and slavery within the Atlantic world.

Reading Animals

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
readinganimals@sheffield.ac.uk

Reading Animals

An International English Studies Conference
School of English, University of Sheffield, UK

17–20 July, 2014
Abstract deadline: 19 December, 2013.

"We should Look at Green Again": representations of nature in J.R.R Tolkien's Middle-earth

full name / name of organization: 
Walking Tree Publishers
contact email: 
martin.simonson[at]ehu.es

“We should look at green again”:
Representations of Nature in Middle-earth
to be published 2014 by Walking Tree Publishers

Graphic Novels and Comics -Call for Presentations and Panels

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture Association 2014 Conference
contact email: 
rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

Call for Papers and Presentations: Graphic Novels, Comics and Popular Culture-
SWPACA 2014
Southwest/American Popular Culture and American Culture Association
http://southwestpca.org/

Call for Submissions: Catholic Library World

full name / name of organization: 
Catholic Library Association
contact email: 
skelsey@lsu.edu

Submissions are being accepted on an ongoing basis for upcoming issues of Catholic Library World.

College English Association-Middle Atlantic Group 2014 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-Middle Atlantic Group
contact email: 
ceamagconference@gmail.com

College English Association - Middle Atlantic Group
ANNUAL SPRING CONFERENCE 2014
Call for Papers
“Beginnings and Endings”
8 March 2014

CFP: Panel on Sex and sexuality in Science/Speculative and Fantasy Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Jude Roberts
contact email: 
j.roberts@bbk.ac.uk

CFP: Panel on Sex and sexuality in Science/Speculative and Fantasy Fiction

Reading Animals

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
john.miller@sheffield.ac.uk

Reading Animals

An International English Studies Conference
School of English, University of Sheffield, UK
17–20 July, 2014

Abstract deadline: 19 December, 2013.

[UPDATE] Language and Linguistics Student Conference Saturday, November 16

full name / name of organization: 
University of Central Oklahoma Language Society
contact email: 
langconf@gmail.com

THE SIXTH LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2013
NIGH UNIVERSITY CENTER
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA (EDMOND)

Death, Gender, and Genre: On Women and Elegy (9/30/2013; NeMLA 4/3-6/2014, Harrisburg, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Clare Emily Clifford / Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
Dr. Clare Emily Clifford / ccliffor[at]bsc[dot]edu

Death, Gender, and Genre: On Women and Elegy
45th Annual Conference, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, PA

CSUF Acacia Conference 2014: Spaces and Places, March 14 – 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Acacia Group
contact email: 
theacaciagroup.csuf@gmail.com

The Acacia Group at Cal State University, Fullerton is currently accepting proposals for its 2014 Conference, Spaces and Places.

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