category: childrens literature

Practicing Humanities Scholarship in the 21st century [12/1/11;2/17/12]

full name / name of organization: 
Fourth Annual Natures Conference--February 17, 2012--a graduate humanities conference
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

To what extent have the premise and practices of humanities scholarship changed or remained the same in the new millennium? Papers are sought that both report on humanities research and reflect thoughtfully upon its practices. Topics on a wide range of subjects (ancient to contemporary), and from a variety of disciplinary perspectives are sought.

Metacognition, Active Learning, and Supportive Technology in the Literature or Composition Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Charles A. S. Ernst / College English Association
contact email: 
cernst@hilbert.edu

500-word proposals for 15-minute papers/presentations on the use of metacognition strategies in the context of active learning & appropriate technological support in teaching literature or compositio

Anthology - Seeking Home: Tradition and Modernity in Appalachia

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Worthington
contact email: 
lworthington@gsc.edu

Call for Papers

Seeking Home: Tradition and Modernity in Appalachia

PCA/ACA Conference Boston, MA April 2012 Appalachian Studies Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lworthington@gsc.edu

Appalachian Studies
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
Boston, MA
April 11-14, 2012

[UPDATE] 31 OCTOBER DEADLINE: A Brand of Fictional Magic: Reading Harry Potter as Literature, 17-18 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, University of St Andrews
contact email: 
jpp6@st-andrews.ac.uk

Call for Papers (NEW Deadline: 31 October 2011):
A Brand of Fictional Magic: Reading Harry Potter as Literature

A two day conference hosted by
the School of English, University of St Andrews
17-18 May 2012, Kennedy Hall, St Andrews, Scotland

[UPDATE] Revenge of the Queers: Ethics and the Politics of Resentment (Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2012, March 15-18
contact email: 
Emily.King@tufts.edu

rom Diane DiMassa’s caffeinated homicidal heroine in Hothead Paisan to Lee Edelman’s sinthomosexual who “chooses not to choose the Child,” revenge – if only phantasmatic – invigorates quee

Gender and Popular Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture Presents
Issue 11.3
Gender and Popular Fiction, Edited by Cameron Leader-Picone and Matthew Schneider-Mayerson

[UPDATE - ABSTRACT EXTENSION] Novelty, Game-Changing, and Genre-Breaking - October 28-29, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

Nothing New Under the Sun?
Novelty, Game-Changing, and Genre-Breaking

2011 University of Florida English Graduate Organization Conference

October 28-29, 2011, at the University of Florida

Edited Book on the Spanish Avant-Gardes

full name / name of organization: 
Eduardo Gregori
contact email: 
eduardo.gregori@uwc.edu

Call for papers for edited book
New Perspectives on the Spanish Avant-garde (1918-1936)

DHSI Colloquium June 4-8 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Humanities Summer Institute
contact email: 
dhsicolloquium2012@easychair.org

With apologies for cross-posting,

DHSI Colloquium, 5-8 June 2012

The DHSI Colloquium showcases new and emerging, innovative and engaging work of those at DHSI.

CFP: Children's/Yound Adult Literature and Culture - SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
gypsyscholar@rgv.rr.com

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference
February 8 – 11, 2012
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: December 1, 2011

Call for Proposals: PSFG/ATHE 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Performance Studies Focus Group - Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
megan.shea@nyu.edu

Call for Proposals: PSFG/ATHE 2012

ICFA 2012: The Monstrous Fantastic (deadline October 31)

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
dmhiggin@gmail.com

ICFA 2012: The Monstrous Fantastic

Ascendio 2012: A Harry Potter Symposium (July 12-15th, Universal Studios, Florida; Submissions due February 1st!)

full name / name of organization: 
HP Educational Fanon
contact email: 
formalprogramming@hp2012.org

Ascendio 2012: A Harry Potter Symposium welcomes adult scholars and fans of the Harry Potter universe to investigate, deconstruct and unravel the many facets of Harry Potter’s world.

Frontiers and Borders (March 9-11, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, Oklahoma State University
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

Oklahoma State University English Graduate Conference:
Frontiers and Borders

5th CISM Biennial Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Music and Crisis, April 14-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Shari Sanders / Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music at the University of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
musicandcrisis@gmail.com

The UCSB Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music (CISM) seeks submissions for the 2012 Music and Crisis Graduate Conference to be held at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

[Update]: CFP - The Apocalypse in Literature and Film (October 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The journal _LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

Slavery, Colonialism and African Identities in the Atlantic World

full name / name of organization: 
PAN-AFRICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT / KENT STATE UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
agooden@kent.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

PAN-AFRICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT
KENT STATE UNIVERSITY
PRESENTS

“Slavery, Colonialism and African Identities in the Atlantic World”

Friday, APRIL 27, 2012

Imaginary Landscapes in British Women's Writing (6/7-6/10/2012; 11/30/11)

full name / name of organization: 
British Women Writers Conference
contact email: 
williams@kutztown.edu

Imaginary Landscapes in British Women’s Writing
British Women Writers Conference Panel Proposal
Conference: June 7-June 10, 2012 Boulder, CO

Creating the Chalice: Imagination and Integrity; Biennial National Conference 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Study of Women and Mythology
contact email: 
pmonagha@depaul.edu

Advancing scholarship about women and mythology involves the evolution and refinement of scholarly methods. Suggested topics for this symposium might include, but are not limited to, the following:

[UPDATE] CFP Deadline Extension (New Date: September 30, 2011): Postgraduate Conference June 2012, Vienna

full name / name of organization: 
Pursuing the Trivial / University of Vienna/Austria
contact email: 
eugenie.theuer@univie.ac.at, valentin.freyler@unvie.ac.at

CFP: Deadline Extension – September 30, 2011.
The final date for the submission of abstracts has been extended to September 30, 2011.

AMERICAN LITERATURE: A proposed panel for the American
 Literature Association Conference, May 24-27, 2012 in San Francisco.

full name / name of organization: 
Andy Dorsey
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

This panel will explore “experience” as a constructed form of knowledge in American literature. Papers
 may focus on one text, on works by one author, or on multiple writers.

Video Games as Text; Text as Play

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wyoming Department of English
contact email: 
uwplayology@gmail.com

Video Games as Text; Texts as Play

[UPDATE] English Graduate Student Association Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

full name / name of organization: 
EGSA, Co-chairs Doris Raab & Catherine Riley
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2012@gmail.com

Major Minors: Neglected and New Issues in Literary Studies

The 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State
University

LSU Student Union

February 16th & 17th, 2012

[UPDATE] "DESIRE: FROM EROS TO EROTICISM" NOVEMBER 10-11, 2011 DEADLINE EXTENDED!!!!

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center (Comparative Literature Department)
contact email: 
desireconference2011@gmail.com

Desire: From Eros to Eroticism
Keynote Speakers: Peter Brooks &David Konstan

Representations of Disability in Science Fiction (essay collection, book) Proposals due: Nov. 18/11

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kathryn Allan
contact email: 
kathryn@academiceditingcanada.ca

Contributions are invited for an essay collection on the representations of disability and the disabled body in science fiction.

[Update]: CFP - The Apocalypse in Literature and Film (October 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The journal _LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

UPDATE] NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Nove

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/City University of New York
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu; katalves83@gmail.com

**Abstracts sent to the tamayok@stjohns.edu has been lost. Please resend immediately to the alternative emails above**
**Deadline extended**

Instrument, Image, Ekphrasis: Intersecting Genres of Knowledge. Deadline Dec. 17, 2011. Conference Date: Feb. 25, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
24th Annual Stony Brook University English Department Graduate Conference: "Instrument, Image, Ekphrasis: Intersecting Genres of Knowledge." An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at Stony Brook University
contact email: 
SUNYSB.GradConf@gmail.com

Location: Stony Brook University, Manhattan Campus

Date: Saturday, February 25, 2012

Proposal Deadline: December 17, 2011

Keynote Speaker: Laura Kipnis

The Stony Brook Manhattan English Department Graduate Conference, the longest running interdisciplinary graduate student conference in the nation, welcomes papers and panels from all disciplines, including the arts, cultural studies, social and hard sciences, and the humanities. This year’s conference will feature a faculty-sponsored Best Paper Award; for details and registration visit www.stonybrook.edu/gradconf.

SCSECS 2012 in Asheville, NC (Feb 23-25)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
thompsop@etsu.edu

The South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies invites you to join us for the 2012 conference, which will be held in Asheville, North Carolina, at the historic Grove Park Inn in the heart of

[UPDATE] WSQ: Enchantment

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly (WSQ)
contact email: 
WSQEnchantmentIssue@gmail.com

Call for Papers
WSQ Special Issue: Enchantment
Special Editors: Ann Burlein & Jackie Orr

Re-reading Rider Haggard [update]

full name / name of organization: 
John Miller, University of Northern British Columbia
contact email: 
jmiller1@unbc.ca

Henry Rider Haggard (1856-1925) was a novelist, country gentleman, social commentator, onetime colonial administrator and failed ostrich farmer whose prodigious output comprises a significant but unde

[Reminder] - Colonial Girlhood/Colonial Girls (University of Melbourne) - Abstracts due Sept. 15

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Smith/University of Melbourne and Kristine Moruzi/University of Alberta
contact email: 
msmith@unimelb.edu.au or moruzi@ualberta.ca

Colonial Girlhood/Colonial Girls Conference
13-15 June 2012, The University of Melbourne, Australia

[UPDATE] Special issue of American Periodicals on children in periodicals

full name / name of organization: 
Courtney Weikle-Mills, guest editor
contact email: 
cweikle@yahoo.com

Extended deadline: October 15.

CFP: So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (11/15/2011; 2/24 - 2/25/2012

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

Call For Papers – “So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century”

Third Annual Graduate Student Conference

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