category: childrens literature

[UPDATE] Deadline for Rebecca Harding Davis panels at ALA 1/18/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will organize two sessions at the annual conference of the American Literature Association.

Peer English 9

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Ben Parsons, University of Leicester
contact email: 
bp62@le.ac.uk

Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621) is a refereed, open-access online journal produced by members of the School of English.

Doll Encounters, a panel at the (dis)junctions Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb 11

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

When we encounter dolls as grown-ups, what is it that we are encountering? What might personal and cultural doll-identifications betray about relationships with the past, with gender and sexuality, with play, with tenderness and with terror? This panel invites submissions which reflect upon the sociocultural meaning of the doll as text, as artifact, or, more traditionally, as an enduring literary and filmic obsession.

[UPDATE] CFP (DEADLINE EXTENDED): Transformative Literacies: A Medieval and Early Modern Studies Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Field Committee in Medieval and Early Modern Studies at the University of Maryland
contact email: 
literacies.symposium.umd@gmail.com

**DEADLINE EXTENDED: ABSTRACTS NOW DUE JANUARY 25TH, 2013**

[UPDATE] Open CFP for Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
contact email: 
editors@shiftjournal.org

Shift welcomes academic papers, exhibition and book reviews, as well as discussions concerning other art-related events from current graduate students.

[UPDATE] Postgraduate Conference on English Literature and Translation Studies 17-18 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies and Dept. of English Language and Literature at Cankaya University in Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
eltsconferences@gmail.com

Translation Studies and Literatures in English:
An interdisciplinary/international postgraduate conference
13-14 May 2013
Cankaya University Ankara

Call for Articles; Teaching History

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Exchange Quarterly
contact email: 
academicexchange@yahoo.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE 20th Jan - Feminism; Influence; Inheritance

full name / name of organization: 
School of English and Drama - Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
feminism.influence.inheritance@gmail.com

This one-day symposium hosted by the School of English and Drama at Queen Mary, University of London aims to bring together postgraduates and academics to explore how the issues of feminism, influence

Talking Beyond Disciplines: Rising Tides and Sea Changes

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rhode Island - Kingston, RI
contact email: 
urigradconference@etal.uri.edu

This interdisciplinary graduate conference invites scholars to turn their attention to transformations, crises, and anxieties crashing at our (real and metaphorical) shores.

Stasis in the Medieval World, 13th-14th April 2013: REGISTRATION OPEN

full name / name of organization: 
University College London
contact email: 
victoria.symons@ucl.ac.uk

The Early Medieval Interdisciplinary Conference Series (EMICS) is pleased to present ‘Stasis in the Medieval World’, to be held at University College London on 13th-14th April 2013. Continuing the discussion begun by the University of York’s ‘Transition in the Medieval World’ conferences in 2012, this conference will seek to establish the extent to which aspects of medieval life and culture remained static during this period.

[UPDATE] Re/Invention 2013: Hysteria - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

Re/Inventions 2013: Hysteria
2nd Annual Graduate Student Conference
California State University, Long Beach
Tentative Date: Thursday, 11 April 2013
Abstracts Due: Friday, 1 February 2013

[UPDATE] NEMSC Graduate Student Conference, March 16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
New England Medieval Studies Consortium
contact email: 
uconn.nemsc@gmail.com

30th Annual New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference
"Collaborations"

Saturday, March 16, 2013
University of Connecticut

Sherlock Holmes, Past and Present, 21 and 22 June 2013 [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Senate House, London
contact email: 
J.L.Cranfield@ljmu.ac.uk AND ue_tom@hotmail.com

This conference offers a serious opportunity to bring together academics, enthusiasts, creative practitioners and popular writers in a shared discussion about the cultural legacy of Sherlock Holmes.

[UPDATE] (anti)foundations: An Interdisciplinary Conference March 15-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
afoundconference@gmail.com

Duquesne University
SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENSION: January 18, 2013.

[UPDATE] PURITY: A Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
purity-submissions@excursions-journal.org.uk

“Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.” – Simone Weil

“Purity is a negative state and therefore contrary to nature.” – William Faulkner

CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED: "Consent: Terms of Agreement," IU Grad Conference 2013 (feat. keynote Lauren Berlant)

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Graduate Conference (Hosted by Dept. of English GSAC)
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Consent: Terms of Agreement”
Featuring Keynote Speaker: Lauren Berlant, University of Chicago
Submission Deadline EXTENSION: Jan. 15th

[UPDATE] CFP Submission Deadline Extended to January 10, 2013 for CEA -Caribbean Chapter Annual Conference 2013

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association- Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 10, 2013.

*One Week to Deadline* - ‘Making it Work: US Thought and Culture between Practice and Paralysis’, April 5th-6th 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan US Literatures and Cultures Consortium.
contact email: 
usistconference2013@hotmail.com

Keynotes:
Paul Taylor (Philosophy / African American and Diaspora Studies, Penn State): author of Race: A Philosophical Introduction

Kate Chopin International Society panels at 2013 American Literature Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2013 American Literature Association conference in Boston, May 23-26, 2013.

[UPDATE] Invention vs. Mimesis

full name / name of organization: 
The Rat's Mouth Review - Florida Atlantic University Graduate Journal
contact email: 
jwilso53@fau.edu

DEADLINE: January 15th, 2013

ASA 2013, Washington DC: "Transatlantic Approaches to Nineteenth-Century African American Women's Literature"; January 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Kristin Allukian
contact email: 
kallukian@ufl.edu

CFP for a Panel Proposal for ASA 2013, Washington DC:
"Transatlantic Approaches to Nineteenth-Century African American Women's Literature"

MadLit 2013: Deadline January 1

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

MadLit 2013 Call for Papers

CFP: Queer Parents in Cultural Production

full name / name of organization: 
Ed Chamberlain, Ph.D.
contact email: 
ec10@uw.edu

Conference: Cultural Studies Association at Chicago, IL

Conference Dates: Thursday May 23rd to Sunday the 26th 2013

Deadline for Abstracts: Friday, February 1 2013

[UPDATE] Health, Mental Health and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Boston College
contact email: 
dailym@bc.edu

The Boston College English Graduate Conference seeks abstracts for papers that consider the intersection between health, mental health, and literature.

[UPDATE] PURITY: A Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
purity-submissions@excursions-journal.org.uk

“Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.” – Simone Weil

“Purity is a negative state and therefore contrary to nature.” – William Faulkner

CFP Humanities in the 21st Century (March 2013; Oxford, England)

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hum1@inter-disciplinary.net

CFP: HUMANITIES IN THE 21st CENTURY
Saturday 24th-Sunday 25th March 2013
Harris Manchester College, Oxford

CALL FOR PROPOSALS AND PARTICIPANTS

Global Research Project on Fan Communities and Fandom

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fan1@inter-disciplinary.ney

CFP: Global Research Project on Fan Communities and Fandom
22nd-23rd March 2013
Harris Manchester College, Oxford

Call for Editors and Assistant Web Administrator

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
dolson@uta.edu or debbieo@okstate.edu

Call for Assistant Web Administrator and Editors

[UPDATE] First Annual Fandom and Neomedia (FANS) Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association
contact email: 
FANSConference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the First Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 1 and 2 June 2013.

The Phoenix Papers, rolling deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association
contact email: 
FANSConference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for articles and reviews for our online peer-reviewed journal, The Phoenix Papers (ISSN 2325-2316).

[UPDATE] Humanities Education and Research Association Conference in Houston, Texas, March 21-23 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association [HERA]
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

Sacred Sites, Secular Spaces: Scenes, Sounds, and Signs in Humanistic, Artistic, and Technological Culture

[UPDATE] Keynote speakers: The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Feb. 28, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
taoa2013@gmail.com

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human.

[UPDATE] Deadline extension: The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Feb. 28, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
taoa2013@gmail.com

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human.

[UPDATE] "If Walls Could Scream: Gothic Houses Across Media". Seminar. August 5-8, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Francesca Saggini (Università della Tuscia)
contact email: 
fsaggini@unitus.it

SEMINAR ORGANISED WITHIN the Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association, August 5 – 8, 2013: University of Surrey, United Kingdom

CFP Fourth International Comics, Graphic Novels and Bande Dessinee Conference (Scotland, June 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Glasgow University and Dundee University
contact email: 
laurence.grove@glasgow.ac.uk

Final Reminder: Call For Papers

International Graphic Novel
and
International Bande Dessinée Society
2013 Conference

Glasgow and Dundee
24-28 June 2013

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