category: childrens literature

Forms of Life: Reading Humans, Animals and Machines in a Posthuman World (April 12-13, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alabama in Huntsville
contact email: 
wjt0003@uah.edu

Keynote speaker: Dr. Cary Wolfe (Bruce and Elizabeth Dunlevie Professor, Rice University)

[UPDATE]: NCState Grad Conference "Redefining Notions of Public and Private" due 11/15

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

CFP: “I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private”

North Carolina State University English Graduate Conference
Conference Dates: Feb 22-23, 2013

Monsters in the Margins: The Horrors of Image/Text - deadline January 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies
contact email: 
imagetext@gmail.com

Edited by Don Ault and Will Walter

"Tipping Points" February 22-24, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Northern Arizona University Graduate English Organization
contact email: 
Peaksconference@gmail.com

The year 2013 brings with it a chance to put the teleological
bluster of 2012 behind us, to embrace a new era that asks us to
look ahead instead of back. This new year’s connotations of

Human Rights, Literature, Film (ACLA, Toronto, April 4-7), Proposal Deadline: Nov. 15

full name / name of organization: 
Lena Khor, Lawrence University
contact email: 
lena.l.khor@lawrence.edu

The GPS of Human Rights: Globalization, Technology, and Cultural Production (ACLA, Toronto, April 4-7)

Spectral Gothic: Demon(s)trating the Monstrous

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Younger (University of Sunderland) and Martyn Colebrook (Independent Scholar)
contact email: 
martyncolebrook@gmail.com

Straddling the geographic and cultural borders between Scotland and Ireland and sprawling over the many textual genres it incorporates, haunts and appropriates, Celtic Gothic remains a fertile and pro

Contemporary Gendered Performance & Practice, 12th-13th April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
performinggender2013@qub.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Contemporary Gendered Performance and Practice
Queen’s University Belfast
12th–13th April 2013

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Elaine Aston, Lancaster University

[UPDATE] CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Scholars Association
contact email: 
bgpcsa@gmail.com, kather@bgsu.edu

CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture
Modes of Mobility: Popular Culture in an Age of Technology

Rebecca Harding Davis at ALA Proposals due 1/18/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Harding Davis Society
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.

CFP: Idiosyncrasy / Idiosyncrasie

full name / name of organization: 
Ph.D. Program in French, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
contact email: 
cunyfrenchconference2013@gmail.com

IDIOSYNCRASY

March 1, 2013

A Graduate Conference by the Ph.D. Program in French at the CUNY Graduate Center

« On ne peut être normal et vivant à la fois. »
–E.M. Cioran

"The Human and the Non-human": MEGAA Graduate Symposium, 3/22/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA)
contact email: 
megaablog@gmail.com

The 10th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium

In Conversation with the 2012-13 Altman Program:

The Human and the Non-Human

[UPDATE] CFP: Literature (General) SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/16/12; 2/13-16/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

Have a great paper on a literary topic that you’re dying to share with the SW/TX PCA/ACA, but can’t find a home for it in a special literature area?

[UPDATE]"Memory & the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha-Style Roundtable" Fordham Univ. GEA Conf. 3/2/13. Deadline 12/15/12

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham Graduate Digital Humanities
contact email: 
dhandmemory@gmail.com

Do digital platforms change the way we remember? How will the myriad tracks we leave behind online shape the historical practices of the future?

Panel 1: African American Children's Literature; Panel #2: Monsters, Inc.

full name / name of organization: 
Children's Literature Society/American Literature Association
contact email: 
dorothy.g.clark@csun.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Children’s Literature Society and the
African American Literature and Culture Society
American Literature Association
24th Annual Conference
May 23-26, 2013

Monstrous Spaces in Literature and Pedagogy -- March 9, 2013 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stephen Sicari

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University Graduate English Conference
contact email: 
STJ.EnglishConference.2013@gmail.com

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'Alternative Modernisms' conference session: Women/Surrealism/Modernism

full name / name of organization: 
'Alternative Modernisms' conference, Cardiff University, 16-18 May 2013
contact email: 
p.allmer@mmu.ac.uk

Women/Surrealism/Modernism

[UPDATE] Deadline Approaching for Stet Journal Issue on 'Dis/Orientation'

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
melissa.dickson@kcl.ac.uk

Stet, the online postgraduate journal of the English Department at King's College London, is now accepting submissions from current postgraduate students for its third peer-reviewed publication. In this issue, we will present articles from an international pool of students on the concept of dis/orientation. We seek to explore the question of how we are and have been located or dislocated in space, time, and history. Which parts of our personal, social, cultural, geographical, genetic, or technological landscape orient us? What incidents construct our conception of ourselves and our environments?

CFP: Idiosyncrasy / Idiosyncrasie

full name / name of organization: 
Ph.D. Program in French, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
contact email: 
cunyfrenchconference2013@gmail.com

IDIOSYNCRASY
A Graduate Conference by the Ph.D. Program in French at the CUNY Graduate Center

« On ne peut être normal et vivant à la fois. »
–E.M. Cioran

Creative Writing: New Signals, New Territories

full name / name of organization: 
American, British and Canadian Studies Journal
contact email: 
nigelabc13@gmail.com; abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

Call for Submissions American, British and Canadian Studies

Rated Queer. Deconstructing Narratives of Age

full name / name of organization: 
Linda Hess, Nina Holst, Anika Ullmann / Goethe University, Frankfurt
contact email: 
anika.ullmann@gmx.de

Rated Queer Deconstructing Narratives of Age
Workshop - April/05 & 06/2013 - Frankfurt/Main

[UPDATE] ACLA 2013 Seminar: Psychologies of Space in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Meehan - The University of Arizona
contact email: 
ameehan@email.arizona.edu

American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) 2013 (Toronto, ON) – April 5-7, 2013
Deadline for proposals: November 15, 2012

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DEC 1 - SouthWest English Symposium, Arizona State University

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Scholars of English Association, Arizona State University
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

18th Southwest English Symposium:
-isms, -ologies, and -istics: Conversations Across the Discipline

February 15-16, 2013
Arizona State University

Re/Invention 2013: Hysteria

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: Tuesday, 1 January 2013

Special Illustrated Issue of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, “Framing Lives”

full name / name of organization: 
a/b: Auto/Biography Studies
contact email: 
ricia.chansky@upr.edu

CFP: Special Issue of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, “Framing Lives”

[UPDATE] ICAF: International Comic Arts Forum

full name / name of organization: 
International Comic Arts Forum
contact email: 
toph.marshall@ubc.ca

ICAF, the International Comic Arts Forum, invites proposals for scholarly papers for its sixteenth annual meeting, to be held at the White Stag Building at the University of Oregon in Portland, from T

African American Comics, Graphic Novels, and Animation, (12/15/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College April 19 – 21 2013
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

This is a special topics call for papers for the Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference to be held at Dartmouth College April 19 – 21 2013.

The Human and the Hand-Drawn Image (12/1/12) Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College April 19 – 21 201

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College April 19 – 21 2013
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

This special topics panel seeks papers that explore the relationship between the human and the hand-drawn image in all of its contemporary forms in media from comics and illustrations in childrens lit

Religion and the Image at the Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College, April 19 – 21 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College, April 19 – 21 2013
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

This special topics panel seeks papers that explore the relationship between religion or religious practice and the hand-drawn image in all of its forms, from comics and illustrations in childrens lit

[UPDATE] Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College, April 19 – 21 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Society
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

What is the future of illustration studies?
What can comics scholars learn from animation studies and vice versa?

Feminism; Influence; Inheritance (23rd March 2013)

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

Valley Humanities Review seeking Undergraduate Papers

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

Encourage your best students to send their papers and creative writing to us; the VHR publishes the best undergraduate research in the humanities.

CFP Children in Film SWTXPCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular culture/American Culture Assocation
contact email: 
dolson@uta.edu or debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: Children in Film
SWTXPCA/ACA, Albuquerque, NM, Feb 13-16, 2013
Deadline: November 20, 2012.

Extended Deadline (11/8/12): Disabilities in Children's Literature

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

Given the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, the deadline for submission to the special volume of ChLAQ on disability is now November 8, 2012.

Disabilities in Children’s Literature:

Roald Dahl and Philosophy

full name / name of organization: 
Jacob Held
contact email: 
jmheld@uca.edu

See below, and attached, a call for abstracts for Philosophy and Roald Dahl. Continuing the trajectory of Dr.

[UPDATE]: "Redefining Notions of Public and Private" Graduate Conference Feb 22

full name / name of organization: 
NC State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

– “I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private”

North Carolina State University English Graduate Conference
Conference Dates: Feb 22-23, 2013

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