category: childrens literature

Rebecca Harding Davis Society ALA Proposals due 1/17/2014

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 welcomes proposals for a session on “Davis and the Political” at the American Literature Association’s 25th Annual Conference.

Sonic Economies: Sound, Voice, Substance

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA Annual Meeting, March 20-23, New York University
contact email: 
serena.le@berkeley.edu

If sound is a physical property, it is also at once a property of ambiguous physical effect, and an effect difficult to regulate as property.

AFRICA AND THE GLOBAL ATLANTIC WORLD CONFERENCE: Deadline Extension

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Pan-African Studies, Kent State University
contact email: 
dpas@kent.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

PAN-AFRICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT
KENT STATE UNIVERSITY
PRESENTS ITS SECOND BI-ANNUAL

AFRICA AND THE GLOBAL ATLANTIC WORLD CONFERENCE

Pedagogy of Young Adult Literature (Abstracts due 2/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Mike Cadden, Karen Coats, Roberta Seelinger Trites, co-editors
contact email: 
Mike Cadden, cadden@missouriwestern.edu; Karen Coats, kscoat2@ilstu.edu; Roberta Seelinger Trites, seeling@ilstu.edu

Call for Papers: Options for Teaching Young Adult Literature (MLA Options for Teaching Series)
Edited by Mike Cadden, Karen Coats, and Roberta Seelinger Trites

Extended Deadline: “Transnational Scales: Going Global in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries” (Special Panel at UM ECSG

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Michigan's Eighteenth Century Studies Group, Nineteenth Century Forum, and Reorientations Interdisciplinary Workshop
contact email: 
atsay@umich.edu

EXTENDED DEADLINE: DECEMBER 15, 2013

Special Panel Session: “Transnational Scales: Going Global in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries”

“The Economy of Scales” Graduate Conference

Buffy to Batgirl: Women and Gender in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Comics, May 2-3, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Zara Wilkinson, Rutgers University-Camden
contact email: 
buffytobatgirl@gmail.com

Rutgers University-Camden
Camden, NJ
May 2-3, 2014

SSSL Calls for Papers for ALA 2014 (May 22-25)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature / American Literature Association
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

SSSL Call for Papers for ALA 2014

SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF SOUTHERN LITERATURE
2014 American Literature Association Conference
Washington, D.C. May 22-25, 2014

Call for Papers (2)

A Fiend in the Furrows - Perspectives on 'Folk Horror' in Literature, Film & Music - 19-21 September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
ebyers01@qub.ac.uk; folkhorror@qub.ac.uk

‘A Fiend in the Furrows’ is a three-day conference in association with the School of English at Queen’s University Belfast, exploring British and Irish 'folk horror' in literature, film, televis

orientalism

full name / name of organization: 
Ibrahim Jamal Al-Khazali
contact email: 
alkhazalii@yahoo.com

I am interested about the orientalism by Said .

Fear and Loathing: Phobia in Literature and Culture 9th-10th May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Gender, Sexuality and Writing, School of English, University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom
contact email: 
D.Kavanagh@Kent.ac.uk

Focusing on the literary and historical representation of irrational emotions or phobias, Fear and Loathing seeks papers on topics and authors from any period, which aim to demonstrate the extent to w

Wilson College Humanities Conference: Humanity 2.0?

full name / name of organization: 
Michael G. Cornelius, Ph.D. / Program Director M.A. in Humanities
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Wilson College Humanities Conference

Humanity 2.0?

Saturday, February 15, 2014
8:00am-5:00pm
Held in the Patterson Lounge and Meeting Room
Laird Hall at Wilson College
Chambersburg, PA

[UPDATE] Postcolonial Environments

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
Postcolonialenvironments@manchester.ac.uk

Postcolonial Environments
A Symposium, University of Manchester

Call for Papers

CFP for Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal (24 January 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal
contact email: 
aelurus@weber.edu

Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Journal
ww.aeluruslitjournal.com
Call for Papers: 2014 Issue
Submission Deadline: 26 January 2014

[UPDATE] Can Comics Be Poetry? (abstracts due: November 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

{UPDATE] The Human and the Hand-Drawn Image in Comics, Animation, and Book Illustration

full name / name of organization: 
2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

[UPDATE] Illustrating the Child and the Adolescence of Illustration (abstracts due: November 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

Illustrating the Child and the Adolescence of Illustration is a special-topics panel to be held at the 2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College, February 28 – M

[UPDATE] 2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014

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

*What is the future of illustration studies?

*What can comics scholars learn from animation studies and vice versa?

[UPDATE] New Voices 2014 Graduate Student Conference- Origins, Identity, and Authenticity - 01/30/14 - 02/01/14 - Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com


New Voices is an interdisciplinary graduate student conference hosted by Georgia State University’s English department and sponsored by the department’s Graduate English Association.

GENDER AND TRANSGRESSION IN 20th CENTURY BRITAIN

full name / name of organization: 
Newcastle University
contact email: 
antony.mullen@ncl.ac.uk

DEADLINE: 1st DECEMBER 2013
Gender and Transgression in 20th-Century Britain
Newcastle University, 7th March 2014

Short and interesting articles required for online literary magazine.

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editor@new-union.co.uk

The New Union (www.new-union.co.uk), an online literary magazine, requires articles for online publication.

We welcome articles on any and all subjects and genres, and from any period in history.

The Wild Things. Where Are They Now?

full name / name of organization: 
Children's Literature Society/American Literrature Association Conference
contact email: 
to Dorothy Clark (Dorothy.g.clark@csun.edu) and Linda Salem (salem.sdsu@gmail.com)

Fifty years after the publication of the iconic picture book Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak, the public imagination is still captivated by Max's story of adventure, mischief, power, journ

American Children’s and Young Adult Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Children's Literature Society/American Literature Association Conference
contact email: 
Dorothy Clark (Dorothy.g.clark@csun.edu), Linda Salem (salem.sdsu@gmail.com), and Kathleen Washburn (washburn@unm.edu)

The Children’s Literature Society and the Association for the Study of American Indian Literature invite abstracts (of about 250 words) for a panel on Native American children's and young adult lite

Eighth Annual EGSA Graduate Student Conference: The Spectacular! March 28-29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
thespectacular.conference2014@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Wendy S. Hesford, Professor of English, The Ohio State University
Faculty Speaker: Theo Davis, Professor of English, Northeastern University

Native American Children's and Young Adult Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Children's Literature Society/American Literature Association
contact email: 
Dorothy Clark (Dorothy.g.clark@csun.edu), Linda Salem (salem.sdsu@gmail.com), and Kathleen Washburn (washburn@unm.edu)

The Children’s Literature Society and the Association for the Study of American Indian Literature invite abstracts (of about 250 words) for a panel on Native American children's and young adult lite

5th Annual Alabama Regional Graduate Conference in English: "Poison and Love"

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Alabama Department of English
contact email: 
englishgradcon@una.edu

Call for Papers:
The University of North Alabama English Department
Announces the 5th Annual Alabama Regional Graduate Conference in English
February 14-15, 2014

Poison and Love

[UPDATE] Disability Studies Area, Southwest PCA (Feb. 2014)--Deadline Extended to Nov. 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
labartlett@fhsu.edu

Call for Papers: Disability Studies Area
35th Annual Conference, Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
“Popular and American Culture Studies: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow”

CFP: Children in Film Area SWPACA 2014 conference

full name / name of organization: 
SWPACA
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: Children in Film, SWPACA, Albuquerque, NM, Feb 19-22, 2014

Deadline Extended: November 15, 2013.

BLESOK (peer-reviewed bilingual journal): article submissions

full name / name of organization: 
BLESOK 93-95
contact email: 
belagligorova@blesok.com.mk

We are seeking articles/reviews/essays for the upcoming editions of the international, bi-monthly, peer-reviewed journal BLESOK (blesok.mk).

Teaching Persepolis: A Roundtable Discussion

full name / name of organization: 
Kristen Proehl, Children's Literature Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
kproehl4@hotmail.com

CFP - "Teaching Persepolis: A Roundtable Discussion"

Children’s Literature Association (ChLA) Annual Convention

UPDATE -

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA) 35th Annual Conference, February 19-22, 2014
contact email: 
crh2751@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Adaptation: Literature, Film, and Culture
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
35th Annual Conference, February 19-22, 2014

UPDATE: SWPACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area (11/15/13-2/19-22/14)

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

Submission Deadline Extended! November 15, 2013

SWPACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area
35th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

Update CREATING MYTHS AS NARRATIVES OF EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT from 10 to 12 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
LDC of the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, Tunisia and the Institut de Recherche en Langues et Littératures Européennes, ILLE of the University of Haute Alsace, Mulhouse, France
contact email: 
myth.creation2014@gmail.com

LDC of the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, Tunisia and the Institut de Recherche en Langues et Littératures Européennes, ILLE of the University of Haute Alsace,

Stony Brook University 2014 Graduate Conference: “Bonds”

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University / English Department
contact email: 
sbuenglishgradcon@gmail.com

Stony Brook University 2014 Graduate Conference: “Bonds”

CFP: Mid-America American Studies Assoc. (MAASA) Conference (proposals by Dec. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-America American Studies Association
contact email: 
emailmaasa@gmail.com

Call for Papers

All Deliberate Speed: Politics of Equality and Discourses of Difference

Southern Studies Conference [Update]--deadline extended until Nov. 4

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University at Montgomery
contact email: 
aumlac@aum.edu

The Southern Studies Conference at Auburn University at Montgomery (February 7-8, 2014)
full name / name of organization:
AUMLAC: Southern Studies Conference, Auburn University at Montgomery

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