category: childrens literature

UPDATE: Growing Up Asian American in Children's Literature, Proposed Edited Collection - Deadline Extended to June 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ymitri Mathison, Ph.D.
contact email: 
yjmathison@pvamu.edu

“Growing Up Asian American in Children’s Literature” seeks to explore some of the major issues Asian American children and adolescents face growing up in the United States in the latter half of

Call for Papers: Literature and Photography

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

Call for Papers: Literature and Photography

Emerging from the Pensieve: A Decade of Harry Potter Scholarship; October 11-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
School of Writing Rhetoric and Technical Communication; James Madison University
contact email: 
gumnioec@jmu.edu

Proposals for presentations should be approximately 200 words long. The deadline for proposal submission is May 31, 2012. Proposals should be submitted to:

Elisabeth C. Gumnior, Conference Director
gumnioec@jmu.edu

Presenters will be notified by July 15.

Writing by Degrees 2012: Creative Writing Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Writing by Degrees
contact email: 
WritingByDegrees2012@gmail.com

[UPDATE] "After Queer, After Humanism" Rice University English Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Roundtable Participants: Dr. Judith Roof, Dr. Joseph Campana, Dr. Timothy Morton, Dr. Colleen Lamos, Dr. Renee Hoogland

Keynote Address: Dr. Lee Edelman

Rice University English Symposium

The Nature of Irish Studies, M/MLA, Nov. 8-11, Cincinnati

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

How are Irish novels, poems, and plays indebted to nature? From Joyce’s Ulysses to Heaney’s “Flaggy Shore,” Irish authors have privileged the nature motif in their works.

UPDATE Moving Children -- deadline extended PAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Watt/UC Riverside
contact email: 
kate.watt@ucr.edu

Whether “transported,” imprisoned, kidnapped, enslaved, committed to the workhouse, trained for positions in “service,” apprenticed, shipped off to Canada, adopted, shuttled around by parents

UPDATE PAMLA Moving Children -- deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Watt/UC Riverside
contact email: 
kate.watt@ucr.edu

Whether “transported,” imprisoned, kidnapped, enslaved, committed to the workhouse, trained for positions in “service,” apprenticed, shipped off to Canada, adopted, shuttled around by parents

CALL FOR PAPERS: NTU Studies in Language and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University
contact email: 
htjian@ntu.edu.tw

NTU Studies in Language and Literature is a refereed journal of literature and culture published biannually (in June and December) by the National Taiwan University Press for the Department of Foreign

UPDATE: " 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE' " / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

Call For Papers
“FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE”
University of Valencia, Spain
12-14 December 2012

Undead in the West II: They Just Keep Coming (Publication)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia J. Miller
contact email: 
cynthia_miller@emerson.edu

Undead in the West II: They Just Keep Coming (publication)

Call for Submissions: Logo Contest for SWTX PCA/ACA (06/15/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
swtxpca.org@gmail.com

Call for Submissions:
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
Logo Contest
www.swtxpca.org

$500 Prize

Call for Submissions- Catholic Library World

full name / name of organization: 
Catholic Library World
contact email: 
skelsey@lsu.edu

Submissions are being accepted on an ongoing basis for upcoming issues of Catholic Library World.

Memory: America Past, Present and Future 24 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies Postgraduate Conference
contact email: 
baaspg2012@gmail.com

The British Association for American Studies (BAAS) welcomes papers for its annual Postgraduate Conference, to be held in the Centre for American Studies at the University of Leicester on 24 November

Teaching Post-Millennial Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Higher Education Academy UK and University of Brighton
contact email: 
K.Shaw@brighton.ac.uk

Teaching Post-Millennial Literature

2nd Jul 2012
Checkland, Falmer Campus, University of Brighton, UK

Märchen as Memoir: the Return of the German Fairy Tale in the 20th and 21st centuries

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
williamcrooke@gmail.com

This panel seeks papers on the enduring legacy and plasticity of the German fairy tale.

[Deadline Reminder] Captivity Writing Unbound, October 11-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Alabama / Department of English
contact email: 
pcesarini@usouthal.edu and bmclaugh@jaguar1.usouthal.edu

Proposals for panels and papers are invited for a conference entitled "Captivity Writing Unbound," to be hosted by the University of South Alabama’s Department of English and held at its Baldwin Cou

L.M. Montgomery: The Ontario Years (1911-1942)

full name / name of organization: 
Rita Bode and Lesley Clement
contact email: 
rbode@trentu.ca; lclement@lakeheadu.ca

For thirty years, L.M. Montgomery lived in Ontario, writing fiction that confirmed her place, established by the early Anne novels, in the Canadian canon.

Modernist Cultures: Proposed Special Issue on Comics and Modernism (abstract due 01 June 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Cultures Special Issue
contact email: 
Special issue of Modernist Cultures on comics and modernism guest edited by Jackson Ayres, U of Arkansas: jfayres@uark.edu

In Projections (2012), Jared Gardner calls comics “perhaps the most understudied of the vernacular modernisms of the twentieth century.” This proposal for a special issue of Modernist Cultures (Ed

Is there a “Light in the Attic”? : Exploring Children’s Poetry (abstracts due May 31st)

full name / name of organization: 
Children's Literature Discussion Circle (SAMLA)
contact email: 
megleroy@ufl.edu

Is there a “Light in the Attic”? : Exploring Children’s Poetry

Allegory (PAMLA 19-21 October 2012 - Seattle) Proposals by 4/22

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
machosky@hawaii.edu, machosky@me.com

This panel welcomes any paper on allegory as either a strategy of interpretation or a mode of literary construction.

WSQ: Engage

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
wsqengageissue@gmail.com

WSQ: Engage!
Guest Editors: David A. Gerstner & Cynthia Chris

“I must decline your invitation owing to a subsequent engagement.” — Oscar Wilde

[Call for Articles] Politics of Place: A Journal for Postgraduates

full name / name of organization: 
Politics of Place: A Journal for Postgraduates
contact email: 
politicsofplace@exeter.ac.uk

Politics of Place is a peer-reviewed journal for postgraduates.

Motley 2012: Redefining the Dominant Discourse of Popular Culture ***EXTENSION (submissions due July 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Motley, An English Studies Journal for Diversity - Students of English Studies Association (SESA) at CSU, Fresno
contact email: 
motleyjournalcsuf@gmail.com

“Popular art is the dream of society; it does not examine itself.”

–Margaret Atwood

Edited Collection of Essays on the Intersection of Children’s Literature and the Horror Genre (DEADLINE: Abstracts due May 31)

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica McCort (Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA)
contact email: 
mccortj@duq.edu

(DEADLINE: Abstracts due by May 31, 2012; Submissions due by August 1, 2012)
Editor: Jessica McCort (Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA)

Arthurian Film / TV / Electronic Games Collection (6/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com

The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages is seeking proposals of 500 words for essays devoted to Arthurian-themed film, television, and/or electronic games.

[UPDATE] 2012 PAMLA Special Session "To Sleep: Perchance to Dream" at Seattle University; EXTENDED proposal deadline Sunday 4/22

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association); October 19-20, 2012
contact email: 
Lauren Kelley Bond (bondlaurenkelley@gmail.com)

This special session for the 2012 PAMLA Conference seeks papers that address constructions, representations, and interpretations of dreams and dreamlike states.

The Adventures of Tintin (essay collection) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Tyler Shores and Tom Ue
contact email: 
tyler.shores@gmail.com and ue_tom@hotmail.com

Abstracts are now being accepted for possible inclusion in an anthology on “The Adventures of Tintin.” Proposed essay topics should creatively engage with the critical, philosophical, and social i

[UPDATE] 9/11 and Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA, Oct 12-14, 2012); Deadline May 15

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

The 2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association (MPCA) conference will be held Friday-Sunday, 12-14 October 2012 at the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel in Columbus, Ohio.

UPDATE Nineteenth-Century American Literatue and Popular Culture - MPCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
promins2@msu.edu

Due to technical difficulties with the online paper submission software, the deadline is extended to May 15, 2012.

“[I]n the beginning all the World was America”: Atlantic Commerce Virtualized, Imagined, Written (NEASECS Oct. 11-14, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
dwight.codr@uconn.edu

Call for Papers

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

Catalogued at the National Library in Ottawa, Canada, the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north is now in its fourth year of publication.

CONFERENCE "Crossing: Travels, Transformations, and Transgressions in and out of Codes and Canons"

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Universitas Padjadjaran
contact email: 
crossingunpad2012@gmail.com

“To be or not to be” may certainly be the question. It draws the boundary separating order and chaos, dividing the light from darkness, so to speak.

[UPDATE] CFP for Fan CULTure: An Examination of Participatory Fandom in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jonathan Lampley
contact email: 
jlampley@daltonstate.edu

With the advent of new media technologies and social networking sites making communication faster and easier than ever, there exists a dearth of opportunity to see how fan cultures have evolved as a r

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 6/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Apollon eJournal announces its second issue and CFP.

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