category: childrens literature

2013 SFU Grad Conference - Dreaming Dangerously: Imagining the Utopian, the Nostalgic, the Possible

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University, English Graduate Department
contact email: 
gradconf@sfu.ca

Nostalgia itself has a utopian dimension, only it is no longer directed toward the future. Sometimes nostalgia is not directed towards the past either, but rather sideways.

[UPDATE] MCLLM CFP Deadline Extension

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)
contact email: 
mcllm@niu.edu

Northern Illinois University is proud to host the 21st annual Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media.

[UPDATE] Imminent closing date of 1st Feb for CFP for Resurrecting the Book Conference 15-17 November 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Library of Birmingham, England and Newman University College
contact email: 
m.day@newman.ac.uk

The closing date for the Call for Papers for

Resurrecting the Book: 15-17 November 2013, Library of Birmingham, England

is Friday 1st February 2013. Full details below

Vampire Diaries Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Margo Collins
contact email: 
supernaturaltelevision@gmail.com

Articles are invited for an edited collection on issues related to any element of The Vampire Diaries (either the original books or the CW’s television series).

CFP: Graduate Student Essay Contest in Age Studies (15 March 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association Age Studies Discussion Group
contact email: 
cport@coastal.edu

We are pleased to announce a new, annual graduate student essay contest in age studies in the humanities.

viscera: Seeking Creative Writing/Poetry Submissions for 2nd Biannual Chapbook

full name / name of organization: 
The California Journal of Women Writers
contact email: 
journalwomenwriters@gmail.com

The California Journal of Women Writers is a new online journal featuring original reviews and criticism of women's literature from across North America, as well as interviews with authors an

Upcoming Deadline 1/25: CFP Citizenship and Its Discontents: Belonging in a Global World, interdisciplinary graduate conference

full name / name of organization: 
UMass Amherst English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
nqadir@english.umass.edu

Roundtable Participants: Priscilla Wald (Duke University; Past President of ASA), Nick Bromell (UMass- Amherst), and Sut Jhally (UMass-Amherst)

02/15/13

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

The quint’s seventeenth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and re

[UPDATE] NEMSC Graduate Student Conference, March 16, 2013 [Due 2/1/13]

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

[UPDATE] CFP EXTENDED DEADLINE The World We Have Imagined: Literature, Nature, and the Environment Conference - April 4-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southwestern College - Winfield, KS
contact email: 
alice.bendinelli@sckans.edu; john.scaggs@sckans.edu

We are seeking proposals for a conference on the relationship between Literature, Nature, and the Environment, which will focus on the idea of the environmental imagination, imaginary worlds, and imag

April 18-20, 2013, Humanities Symposium, U of Puerto Rico, Keynote Giannina Braschi

full name / name of organization: 
University of Puerto Rico, School of the Humanties
contact email: 
dagifh.rrp@upr.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:

NWSA 2013 Call for Papers about Asexuality

full name / name of organization: 
National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA)
contact email: 
wrightrm@indiana.edu, karlic@stanford.edu, aasha.foster@nyu.edu, przybylo@yorku.ca, kgupta2@emory.edu

2013 Call for Papers about Asexuality
National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA)
November 7-10, 2013, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Any journal who needs reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Austin
contact email: 
michelle.austin@email.dmu.ac.uk

If there are any academic journals in the field of English and American literature, gender studies, or feminism that need reviewers then please contact me with the list of available books as I would b

[UPDATE] CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR "OF HUMAN BONDAGE: LITERATURES OF CONSTRAINT" CONFERENCE MARCH 1-2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Montréal
contact email: 
egssconference@gmail.com

**DEADLINE EXTENDED: ABSTRACTS NOW DUE JANUARY 31 2013**

10th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference March 1-2, 2013

OF HUMAN BONDAGE: LITERATURES OF CONSTRAINT

2013 Mnemonics Graduate Summer School (Ghent, 9-11 September 2013; abstracts due 1 April 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Mnemonics: Network for Memory Studies
contact email: 
mnemonics@ugent.be

Call for Papers for 2013 Mnemonics Graduate Summer School
“Memory Unbound: Transcultural, Transgenerational, Transmedial, and Transdisciplinary Dynamics of Memory” (Ghent, 9-11 September 2013)

http://www.mnemonics.ugent.be/news/cfp-ghent/

Broadway Babies

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2014 and MLA Executive Committee on Children's Literature; abstract 3-15-2013
contact email: 
donelle.ruwe@nau.edu

Call for Papers: MLA 2014 in Chicago

Broadway Babies

FINAL EXTENSION: IU Grad Student Conference: "Consent: Terms of Agreement"

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University English Department Graduate Student Advisory Committee
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an international, interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, entitled “Consent: Terms of Agreement,” to be held a

CFP: Assembling Identities Postgraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
arts-assemblingidentities2013@glasgow.ac.uk

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Regenia Gagnier (University of Exeter)
Professor Pierre Joris (SUNY at Albany)
Ruth Washbrook (Scottish Screen Archive/NLS)

The Place of Literature: Fictional Geographies and Literary Constructions of Space [UPDATE] Conference Date March 23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Conference at Southern Methodist University
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

Describing Kokovoko, the mysterious island home of Queequeg in Melville's Moby Dick, Ishmael states, "It is not down in any map; true places never are." The idea of "place" has haunted and inspired th

ongoing

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

The quint’s seventeenth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and re

[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, 15 February 2013

[UPDATE] CFP Extended Deadline--Pippi to Ripley: the Female Figure in Fantasy and Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Katharine Kittredge
contact email: 
kkittredge@ithaca.edu

Pippi to Ripley: The Female Figure in Fantasy and Science Fiction
May 4-5, 2013
Ithaca College

Keynote speaker: Tamora Pierce

New Directions in Critical Theory Graduate Conference 2013: “Uncovering the Sublime: The Infinite, the Material, and the Beyond”

full name / name of organization: 
University of Arizona: Department of English
contact email: 
newdirectionsconference@gmail.com

Friday, April 5--Saturday, April 6
University of Arizona

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED - A Comic Of Her Own - 10th Annual UF Comics Conference - March 15-17, 2013 - Gainesville, FL

full name / name of organization: 
ImageTexT
contact email: 
imagetext@english.ufl.edu

Keynote Speaker: Trina Robbins
Guest Artist: Leela Corman
Guest Artist: Megan Kelso

[UPDATE] CFP Extended Deadline--Pippi to Ripley: The Female Figure in Fantasy and Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Katharine Kittredge
contact email: 
kkittredge@ithaca.edu

Pippi to Ripley:
The Female Figure in Fantasy and Science Fiction
May 4-5, 2013
Ithaca College

Keynote speaker: Tamora Pierce

The Place of Literature: Fictional Geographies and Literary Constructions of Space

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Conference at Southern Methodist University
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

English Graduate Conference at Southern Methodist University

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

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

Many thanks to those who have already submitted their proposals. We will be extending our deadline until 20 January 2013. Here’s the original CFP:

[UPDATE] ASA 2013, Washington DC: "Transatlantic Approaches to African American Women's Literature"; January 20, 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 African American Women's Literature"

Supernatural Studies Journal CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies Association
contact email: 
supernaturalstudies@gmail.com

Supernatural Studies (ISSN 2325-4866), a new, peer-reviewed journal welcomes article and book review submissions for its first two issues (Spring and Fall 2013).

Epistolary Children’s and Young Adult Literature (MLA Chicago 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rls@fdu.edu

Epistolary Children’s and Young Adult Literature

CFP: 2013 International Conference: Migrants and Their Memories

full name / name of organization: 
Research Center for Humanities / National Sun Yat-sen University
contact email: 
chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Scientists recently found that migration was a main factor that shaped human behavior (Don Jones, Nature News).

[UPDATE] International Conference on Contemporary English Studies: Society, Culture and Language March 6-8, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Assam University & Forum for English Studies, Assam University
contact email: 
dipenduds@yahoo.co.in

Introduction:

CFP: The 4th International Workshop on Wireless Networks and Multimedia (WNM-2013), Melbourne, Australia, 16-18 July, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Yulei Wu
contact email: 
wnm.melbourne.2013@gmail.com

Appologies if you received multiple copies of this WNM-2013 CFP.
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CALL FOR PAPERS

Retold, Resold, Transformed? Crime Fiction in the Global Era

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds’ Faculty of Arts and the Crime Studies Network
contact email: 
c.gregoriou@leeds.ac.uk

Retold, Resold, Transformed? Crime Fiction in the Global Era

Faculty of Arts, Leeds University, U.K.

17-18 September 2013

PLEASE NOTE THE REVISED DATE

[UPDATE] The Male Body in Medicine and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Essay Collection ed. by Greta Depledge and Andrew Mangham
contact email: 
a.s.mangham@reading.ac.uk

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: The Male Body in Medicine and Literature (ed. by Greta Depledge and Andrew Mangham)

Abstracts by 1 June 2013.

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