category: childrens literature

9th Global Conference: Creative Engagements: Thinking With Children

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ce9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference
Creative Engagements: Thinking With Children

Friday 14th March – Sunday 16th March 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call For Presentations:

Essay Collection: Comic Continuations and Adaptations

full name / name of organization: 
Margo Collins / Nadine Farghaly
contact email: 
m.bond-collins@snhu.edu

Comic Continuations and Adaptations

CFP: BLESOK 91 (Articles and Reviews Needed)

full name / name of organization: 
BLESOK 91
contact email: 
belagligorova@blesok.com.mk

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

8th International IDEA Conference: Studies in Englis will be held at Sitki Kocman Mugla University, Mugla, Turkey on 16–18 April

full name / name of organization: 
IDEA (English Language and Literature Research Association)
contact email: 
www.idea2014.mu.edu.tr

8th International IDEA Conference: Studies in English
April 16 -18, 2014, Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University
Muğla, Turkey

The Conference will be jointly hosted by

Fragments of Time

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University, English Department
contact email: 
fragments.of.time.conference@gmail.com

Fragments of Time
A conference on literature and culture open to all

ASAP/6 Shanghai: Modern and Postmodern Arts: China and the Persent

full name / name of organization: 
ASAP: The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present
contact email: 
ASAP6@outlook.com

ASAP/6: A Symposium of the Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, 27-29 June 2014

Supernatural Studies, Winter 2013; due October 1

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

Supernatural Studies, the journal of the Supernatural Studies Association, welcomes submissions for its Winter 2013 issue We welcome articles on any aspect of the representation of the supernatural.

CFP for Leeds 2014: Pastoral Care in the Reforming Centuries, abstracts due August 9, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Philipa Byrne (DPhil candidate, Oxford) and Corinna Matlis (PhD candidate, Cornell)
contact email: 
philipa.byrne@wadham.ox.ac.uk

This panel aims to consider pastoral care both in practice and theory in medieval Europe during the long eleventh and twelfth centuries.

CFP: Medievalism in Popular Culture - PCA/ACA Chicago (04/16-19/2014); Deadline: November 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Christina Francis, Medieval Area Chair, Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
cfrancis@bloomu.edu

The Medievalism in Popular Culture Area accepts papers on all topics that either explore popular culture during the Middle Ages or transcribe some aspect of the Middle Ages into the popular culture of later periods. These representations can occur in any genre, including film, television, novels, graphic novels, gaming, advertising, etc. For this year’s conference, I would like to encourage submissions on some of the following topics:

1) Representations of Vikings and/or Nordic mythology
2) Medieval Minutiae – appearances of medievalism in unexpected places and unexpected ways
3) Tolkein’s The Hobbit and its adaptations – by next year we will have seen two of the three adapted films by Peter Jackson
4) Humor and Medievalism
5) Adaptations of Dante’s Divine Comedy
6) New Entries in the Arthurian World
7) Merlin and/or Other Magic Practitioners

Challenger Unbound

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Jonathan Cranfield (j.l.cranfield@ljmu.ac.uk) and Tom Ue (ue_tom@hotmail.com)
contact email: 
Dr Jonathan Cranfield (j.l.cranfield@ljmu.ac.uk) and Tom Ue (ue_tom@hotmail.com)

Challenger Unbound
Departme

CFP: New Writing: International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing - 9/2/13

full name / name of organization: 
New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@newwriting.org.uk

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New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing

contact email:
editor@newwriting.org.uk

All submissions: www.newwriting.org.uk
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(REMINDER) - CFP: Television Series & the Supernatural (deadline July 31, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies Association Journal
contact email: 
supernatural.studies.editor@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Television Series and the Supernatural (DEADLINE July 31, 2013)

CFP: Monsters and the Monstrous Journal: Volume 3, Number 2, Themed Issue on Monstrous Beauty and the Beauty of Monstrosity

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
monstersjournal@inter-disciplinary.net

Current Call for Submissions

Volume 3, Number 2, Themed Issue on Monstrous Beauty and the Beauty of Monstrosity

[UPDATE] Deadline Extension: The Phenomenology of Reading: Experiencing Literature Today, Oct. 11-12, Philadelphia

full name / name of organization: 
The Phenomenology of Reading: Experiencing Literature Today
contact email: 
templegeaconf@gmail.com

The Phenomenology of Reading: Experiencing Literature Today
October 11th-12th, 2013
Temple University: Philadelphia, PA
Keynote: Charles Altieri (Berkeley)

Neo-Victorian Villains: Call for Abstracts for Edited Volume

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Benjamin Poore, University of York
contact email: 
benjamin.poore@york.ac.uk

The Victorian villain of melodramatic stereotype cuts an instantly recognisable figure: cue the top hat and opera cape, the whiskers and moustache, the tremolo fiddle.

What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English / 14-17 July 2014 / Lincoln, UK / Deadline: 1st November 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve, University of Lincoln
contact email: 
WHN@lincoln.ac.uk

What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English
3rd Biennial International Conference
14-17 July 2014, University of Lincoln, UK

CALL FOR PAPERS

CEA Conference "Horizons"

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com

College English Association
45th Annual Conference

Horizons

March 27-29

Hyatt Regency, 300 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21202.

Submission deadline: November 1, 2013 at www.cea-web.org

Call for Images: The Power of Poetry in the Modern World (Special Issue)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Review
contact email: 
sar@gsu.edu

In keeping with SAMLA's 2011 special focus, “The Power of Poetry in the Modern World,” the 77.1 special issue of South Atlantic Review seeks original images for proposed journal covers that addres

[UPDATE] POPS IN POP CULTURE: FATHERHOOD, PARENTING, AND THE MODERN FAMILY

full name / name of organization: 
Edited Book Collection
contact email: 
lpodniek@ryerson.ca

I am looking for papers for a proposed scholarly collection of essays on fathers within and across diverse forms of late twentieth- and early-twenty-first century popular cultures.

Boundary-Pushing Film and Media Offerings (November 8-9, 2013; Proposals due July 19, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Kylo-Patrick R. Hart, Dept. of Film, Television and Digital Media, TCU
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

We invite proposals pertaining to boundary-pushing film and media offerings, from any historical era, for presentation in a special series of panels at the Alternative Visions in Media Conference, to

[update] Shakespeare and Global Girlhood Seminar: deadline extended (7/15/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Shakespeare 450 international conference (Paris), April 21-27, 2014
contact email: 
mkostihova01@hamline.edu

How does Shakespeare’s cultural capital influence the discourses of girlhood?

A Voyage towards Words: Representating the sensations of Early Childhood and the Acquisition of Language (13-14 December 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Paris 3-Sorbonne Nouvelle and Université de Paris Ouest
contact email: 
catherine.lanone@univ-paris3.fr

Intercontinental Cross-Currents: Women’s (Net-)Works across Europe and the Americas (1776-1939)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for American Studies, MLU
contact email: 
julia.nitz@zusas.uni-halle.de

CALL FOR PAPERS
(extended deadline)

December 5-7, 2013
Martin Luther University
Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

Conference CFP: 'Translation and Transcendence' -- REVISED DEADLINE: 15 JULY, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Modern Horizons conference CFP – Translation and Transcendence

REVISED ABSTRACT DUE DATE: 15 July, 2013.

Female Captivity and the Autobiographical Impulse

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Hipchen and Rebecca Harrison, University of West Georgia
contact email: 
harrisonhipchen@gmail.com

Early American captivity narratives by women were, from the beginning, a form of life writing that engaged and authorized subjective female experiences in the wake of New World colonization.

Adaptation and the Novel - Saturday 9th November 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University
contact email: 
j.e.taylor@keele.ac.uk, n.p.seager@keele.ac.uk

Organisers: Joanna Taylor and Nick Seager

Plenary lectures by Rachel Carroll (Teeside University) and Sarah Wootton (Durham University)

[UPDATE]: CfP: The Common Denominator -- A Postgraduate Conference in British Cultural Studies, 20-22 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
British Cultural Studies in the Institute for British Studies of Leipzig University
contact email: 
denominator@uni-leipzig.de


NOTICE: The final date for the submission of abstracts has been extended to 15 July.

“Language Speaks Us” CFP, Puerto Rico, 14-15 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association—Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

Second Bi-Annual Africa and the Global Atlantic World Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Pan-African Studies at 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

The Canon and Cultural Studies in the Composition Classroom - NeMLA, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

full name / name of organization: 
45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-6, 2014 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Host: Susquehanna University
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu, wal209@lehigh.edu

Since the "culture wars" of the 1980s and 90s, the significance of canonical authors towards a general education has been argued by both the left and right.

CFP - FORUM Issue 17: Rites and Rituals - Deadline 16 Sept 2013

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM Journal, Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

For this autumn issue of FORUM, a peer-reviewed postgraduate journal of Culture and the Arts based at the University of Edinburgh, we are seeking postgraduate submissions from a range of disciplines r

ACIS-West 2013 - San Francisco, CA - 27-29 Sept. 2013 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies, Western Region
contact email: 
jodichilson@boisestate.edu

Abstract are welcome on all aspects of Irish Studies: history, art, drama, literature, theory, law, current events, pop culture, identity, gender studies, etc.

Extended Deadline: 31 July 2013

Colorado Mesa University Conference on Globalization and the Environment: Oct. 25th and 26th, 2013. Abstracts due August 19.

full name / name of organization: 
Colorado Mesa University Four Corners Conference on Globalization and the Environment
contact email: 
tacker@coloradomesa.edu; mvallejo@coloradomesa.edu;jsnyder@coloradomesa.edu; rcalland@coloradomesa.edu

Conference Information

Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal - 31 August 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Text in Context / Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal

Text in Context is a graduate student journal published electronically by Southern Connecticut State University. We seek submissions exploring the text itself and its function(s) and implications both internally and externally—literary analysis, poetry studies, critical theory, popular reception of a particular work, close readings, historical relevance, etc. Though the journal primarily deals with English studies, we welcome original papers from other disciplines, provided those papers focus on the text and/or its context—pedagogy and instructional design, localization of language in the brain, regional dialects and their origins, etc.

BARNOLIPI Interdisciplinary Online International Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Reflection Mentoring Services
contact email: 
reflection.edu@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS - Fourteenth Issue of Online Journal BARNOLIPI (http://www.barnolipi.com).

BARNOLIPI is an Interdisciplinary International Research Journal

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