category: childrens literature

What's Material about Vulnerability? MLA, Chicago, Jan 9-12, 2014 (deadline: March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Joanna Fax and Kimberly Macellaro/Rice University
contact email: 
jmf4@rice.edu, kam5@rice.edu

Seeking new perspectives on the place of materialist theory in the study of vulnerability in American culture, nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature; racial, economic, sexual vulnerabi

[Deadline Extended] Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta, Iota Chi Chapter / California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

"Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind"

Saturday, April 27, 2013
California State University, Northridge
Graduate Conference

Call for articles

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Communication and Health
contact email: 
communicationandhealth@gmail.com

The International Journal of Communication and Health is an on-line peer-reviewed journal interested in any aspect related to health communication.

Essay Collection: Teen Wolf (June 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kamille Stone Stanton
contact email: 
supernaturaltelevision@gmail.com

Articles are invited for an essay collection on the new MTV serial remake of Teen Wolf.

Panel on Princesses in Popular Culture, 1-3 November 2013, abstract deadline - 15 April 2013 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
michelle.stonis@csulb.edu

And they lived happily ever after, or did they?

Text and Context—An Interdisciplinary Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Sollars/Texas Southern University
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

Introductions: Text and Context—An Interdisciplinary Symposium

Spring 2013 – 15th Annual McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium

Short-Term Research Fellowships, NYPL, 2013-2014

full name / name of organization: 
New York Public Library
contact email: 
thomaslannon@nypl.org, elizabethdenlinger@nypl.org

I am glad to be able to announce the NYPL Short-Term Research Fellowships, though sorry that again they are only for people who can legally work in the US.

[UPDATE] CFP: Assembling Identities Postgraduate Conference

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

CFP DEADLINE APPROACHING, Friday 1st March 2013

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Regenia Gagnier (University of Exeter)
Professor Pierre Joris (SUNY at Albany)

Fashion Panels at 2013 MPCA/ACA Conference, October 11-13

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

Call for Papers:
FASHION
2013 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013
St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Union Station Hotel, A Doubletree by Hilton

RMMLA 2013, Oct. 10-12, Vancouver, WA - Mystery and Detective Film and Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
marla.arbach@gmail.com

We are now accepting proposals for the Mystery and Detective Film and Fiction session at the 2013 Rocky Mountain MLA Convention.

Panel on Princesses in Popular Culture, 1-3 November 2013, abstract deadline - 15 April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
michelle.stonis@csulb.edu

Panel -- Once Upon a Time: The Impact of Princess Culture on Girls

And they lived happily ever after, or did they?

[UPDATE] The Place of Literature: Fictional Geographies and Literary Constructions of Space ($125 award for the best essay)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Methodist University's English Department (Graduate Students)
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

The Sentimental Worlds of Ray Bradbury (MLA, 9-12 January 2014, Chicago), Deadline 3/8/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Lawrence and Andrea Krafft
contact email: 
BradburyMLA@gmail.com

Ray Bradbury was writing science fiction during the infancy of the genre and gained mainstream popularity during the 1950s.

Children's Literature Panel (PAMLA Conference, San Diego, CA, November 1-3, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
laurenbenard@hotmail.com

The academic interest in children's literature has been growing in popularity. Why do these stories interest a young audience as well as adults? Why are new versions of old stories still interesting?

MLA 2014 -- Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division -- Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Julien J. Simon
contact email: 
jjsimon@iue.edu

Call for Papers -- MLA 2014, Chicago
Division on Cognitive Approaches to Literature
(Guaranteed sessions)

PANEL 1
Cognitive Approaches to Film

MPCA 11/11-13, Southern Lit. and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

[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 Adjunct Verses (Collection/Performance/Multimedia)

full name / name of organization: 
N1Academy
contact email: 
rcbatp@gmail.com

Calling all contingent faculty and allies. . . .

http://migrantintellectual.wordpress.com/2013/02/15/the-adjunct-verses/

Project Title: THE ADJUNCT VERSES

Designing and Teaching Interdisciplinary Courses - RMMLA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA Conference, Vancouver, Washington, October 10-12, 2013
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

We invite presentations on any aspect of interdisciplinary teaching with focus on strategies for integrating multiple perspectives and approaches into a course while maintaining an overall sense of co

SUBURBS before the railway & the automobile - deadline 15 March 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Scarth, Institute of Advanced Study, University of Warwick
contact email: 
K.A.Scarth@warwick.ac.uk

SUBURBS
before the railway & the automobile
A half-day, interdisciplinary workshop
Friday, 3 May, 2013
Institute of Advanced Study, Millburn House, University of Warwick

Keynote Speakers:

"Architecture and Literature: Reading the Room" (1-3 November, San Diego); Proposal Deadline: 15 April

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
stevensonlushbaugh@gmail.com

Most literary works take place within the context of some sort of constructed space, e.g. a house, an office, a transit node, a place of worship, a place of performance.

[Update] Contemporary Rhetorical Theory - RMMLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
thubbs2@lsu.edu

This session seeks papers on any aspect of contemporary rhetorical theory.

[UPDATE] Stasis in the Medieval World, 13th-14th April 2013

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.

[UPDATE] Coming Home: Stony Brook University's 25th Annual English Department Graduate Conference--Rescheduled Date: March 16

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Society, Stony Brook University, NY
contact email: 
stonybrookenglishgradcon@gmail.com

Due to the weather in the northeast last week, 'Coming Home' has been rescheduled and will now be held on Saturday, March 16.

CFP: 30th Annual Conference of the Sport Literature Association (June 26-29, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Sport Literature Association
contact email: 
jlarance@westliberty.edu

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS

SPORT LITERATURE ASSOCIATION

June 26-29, 2013

Sherlock Collection of Essays 1st June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly
contact email: 
Nadine.Farghaly@gmx.net

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are one of the best known couples in Literature.

[UPDATE] Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (Apr 19-20, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (4th Annual)

Theme: “Historicizing Difference in Globalized Subjectivities”

Entangled Children: Technology, Media-Enhancement, and Storytelling (abstracts 5/1, SAMLA 11/8-10)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Children's Literature Discussion Circle
contact email: 
cldc.samla@gmail.com

Entangled Children: Technology, Media-Enhancement, and Storytelling in Children's Culture

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 12.4

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Clinton
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
Issue 12.4

New Crops, Old Fields: (Re)Imagining Irish Folklore (5-7 September 2013)

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

Keynote Speaker :
Prof. Diarmuid Ó Giolláin (University of Notre-Dame)

[UPDATE] Doll Encounters, a panel at (dis)junctions Grad Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE EXTENDED to Feb 22

full name / name of organization: 
Josh Pearson, 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.

(Re)Presenting the Archive

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield, UK
contact email: 
archive@sheffield.ac.uk

In a Higher Education context where originality in research is increasingly valorised, what place is there for explicitly re-presentational practices such as scholarly editing and curating?

[UPDATE] Mod Bods: Modernism, Bodies, and...

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Wyoming English Department
contact email: 
agraham8@uwyo.edu

Mod Bods:
Modernism, Bodies, and…

The Human journal NOW accepts submissions. May 5, 2013 is the deadline for the June issue.

full name / name of organization: 
The Human, a journal of humanities, social sciences, and arts
contact email: 
human@humanjournal.org

The Human (www.humanjournal.org) is an international and interdisciplinary new journal that publishes articles written in the fields of literatures in English (British, American, postcolonial, etc.),

[UPDATE] Purity: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 11th-12th July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex, UK
contact email: 
purity@excursions-journal.org.uk

PURITY: A Call For Papers

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