category: childrens literature

African American Literature Regular Session SCMLA

full name / name of organization: 
SCMLA
contact email: 
davisc@tamug.edu

This regular session welcomes 300-500 word abstracts on any aspect of African American Literature and Culture for the 73rd Annual South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) Conference November

Space, Place, and Belonging

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures Graduate Journal
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

In the preface to Borderlands, Gloria Anzaldúa declares: “I am a border woman.” As simple as it sounds, this statement suggests the individual’s agency in the social and cultural production of

Translation Theory Today 5/5-5/6 Abstracts due 3/1

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers (the Graduate Center, CUNY)
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

Translation Theory Today
An Interdisciplinary Conference on Critical Theory
Keynote Speakers:
Homi K. Bhabha (Harvard University)
Edwin Frank (The New York Review of Books Classics)

Update: Deadline Feb 15th for CFP for MLA Teaching Options in Jewish American literature volume

full name / name of organization: 
Roberta Rosenberg and Rachel Rubinstein and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rrosenb@cnu.edu

Essay proposals are invited for a proposed MLA in the Options for Teaching series entitled Teaching Jewish American Literature, to be edited by Roberta Rosenberg and Rachel Rubinstein.

Project Narrative Summer Institute: July 4-July 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Project Narrative
contact email: 
projectnarrative@osu.edu

Project Narrative Summer Institute, “Narrative Medicine across Genres and Media”
July 4 - July 15, 2016

24th Annual Midwest Conference on Literature, Language, and Communication

full name / name of organization: 
MCLLM/Northern Illinois University
contact email: 
mcllm@niu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: MCLLM Conference
Date: April 1-2, 2016
Deadline for Proposals: February 19, 2016
Theme: “Keep the Change”

HARTS & Minds Issue 8 (2016): Science, Society, and Civilisation (Deadline 31st March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites submissions from postgraduates, early career researchers and independent researchers on the subject of Science, Society and Civilisation for the eighth edition of HARTS &

The Great Depression in Children's Literature: Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Mildred Taylor's Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

full name / name of organization: 
Cambridge/Homerton Research & Teaching Centre for Children’s Literature, Cambridge University (UK)
contact email: 
sflh2@cam.ac.uk

Call for papers for a symposium at the Faculty of Education, Cambridge University

Dates: Friday 23rd & Saturday 24th September 2016

Rereading Myths at the Beginnings of the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Hyperion University, Bucharest / Hypercultura - Journal
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

Date: the 9th of June, 2016
Venue: The Faculty of Social, Humanistic and Natural Sciences, Department of “Letters and Foreign Languages”; Str. Calea Călăraşilor, nr. 169, Bucharest, Romania

Martineau Society Conference Birmingham 2016 07/25/16-07/28/16; deadline 05/01/16

full name / name of organization: 
Martineau Society
contact email: 
sharonconnor@live.co.uk

The Martineau Society will be hosting its 22nd annual conference in Birmingham, England.

Registration open: 'We All Have These Thoughts Sometimes': A conference on Stevie Smith

full name / name of organization: 
Jesus College, Oxford
contact email: 
steviesmithconference@gmail.com

We're pleased to announce that registration for the first one-day conference on poet and novelist Stevie Smith (1902-1971) is now open.

Seeking short stories by women on theme of "chosen"

full name / name of organization: 
Project GirlSpire- Resources and Outreach for Liberia
contact email: 
girlspire@rol-liberia.org

We're looking for female writers to submit a story with the theme of "chosen" or "defeating the odds," and no more than 2,500- 5,000 words.

[UPDATE] Bodies Graduate Symposium - EXTENDED Deadline Feb. 25 - Conference April 28-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
contact email: 
BodiesSymposium2015@gmail.com

Call for Papers
2016 Interdisciplinary Graduate Symposium
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
Presented by the History and English Departments
April 28-29, 2016

Bodies

General Submissions for College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies
contact email: 
collit@wcupa.edu

College Literature is an international, peer-reviewed academic journal published by Johns Hopkins University Press. CL is dedicated to publishing high quality, original, and innovative scholarly research from across the discipline of literary studies.

The journal is currently considering manuscripts for publication in our general issues forthcoming in 2016 and 2017 (volumes 43 and 44).

[UPDATE] TAU Journal of Literary and Visual Arts: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

full name / name of organization: 
Shawna Rushford-Spence/Lourdes University
contact email: 
tau@lourdes.edu

We are accepting submissions through FEBRUARY 15, 2016:

POETRY
FICTION
CREATIVE NON-FICTION

Rules for submission:

>Use 12 point Times New Roman font.

“Feeling Real": Affect, Literature, and Reimagined Realities - May 5-6, 2016 (Deadline Feb. 29)

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Jonathan Flatley, Wayne State University
Professor Steven LaValle, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Éthique du détournement Matériaux, techniques, genres (invité TANGUY VIEL) / Ethics of diversion: Materials, techniques, genres

full name / name of organization: 
La Société des études supérieures du Département d’Études françaises de l’Université de Toronto
contact email: 
colloque.sesdef@utoronto.ca

La Société des études supérieures du Département d’Études françaises de l’Université de Toronto (SESDEF) lance un appel à communications pour son colloque annuel auquel sont conviés les

UC Berkeley 5th Annual Comparative Literature Undergraduate Research Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
calcomplit@gmail.com

The UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Research Symposium 2016 planning committee is currently accepting proposals for its 5th annual conference. Deadline to submit: March 4.

ENCOUNTERING SHAKESPEARE October 20-22, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
40th Annual Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference www.wright.edu/shakespeare
contact email: 
2016ovsc@gmail.com

ENCOUNTERING SHAKESPEARE
October 20–22, 2016
Wright State University
Dayton, Ohio

ENCOUNTERING SHAKESPEARE

full name / name of organization: 
40th Annual Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference www.wright.edu/shakespeare
contact email: 
2016ovsc@gmail.com

ENCOUNTERING SHAKESPEARE
The 40th Annual Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
October 20–22, 2016
Wright State University
Dayton, Ohio

Call for Papers

ENCOUNTERING SHAKESPEARE

full name / name of organization: 
40th Annual Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference www.wright.edu/shakespeare
contact email: 
2016ovsc@gmail.com

ENCOUNTERING SHAKESPEARE
The 40th Annual Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
October 20–22, 2016
Wright State University
Dayton, Ohio

Call for Papers

Scheherazade in Classical, Modern and Postmodern Worlds/ 19 May/ Deadline 25 Feb.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
egp12bjj@sheffield.ac.uk

“The centuries go by, and we are still hearing the voice of Scheherazade”
Jorge Luis Borges

Queer at Camp

full name / name of organization: 
Kenneth Kidd & Derritt Mason
contact email: 
kbkidd@ufl.edu; derritt.mason@ucalgary.ca

The American Camp Association reports some 12,000 summer camps in the United States alone, and there are nearly a thousand more in Canada.

Oxford English Graduate Conference on 'Progress', 3 June 2016 (deadline: 19 February 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ágota Márton / University of Oxford
contact email: 
agota.marton@ell.ox.ac.uk

OXFORD ENGLISH GRADUATE CONFERENCE 3 JUNE 2016: PROGRESS

‘When any real progress is made, we learn and unlearn anew what we thought we knew before.’
(Henry David Thoreau)

CFP: General Submissions for Journal of Narrative Theory

full name / name of organization: 
JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory
contact email: 
jnt@emich.edu

JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory, founded in 1971 as The Journal of Narrative Technique, is a refereed, international journal published three times a year by the Department of English at Eastern Michi

EcoMaterialisms: Scales of Matter(ing) - The Second Annual EcoMaterialisms Collective Conference

full name / name of organization: 
EcoMaterialisms Collective
contact email: 
EcoMaterialismsCollective@gmail.com

EcoMaterialisms: Scales of Matter(ing)
The Second Annual EcoMaterialisms Collective Conference

Keynote: Zakiyyah Iman Jackson George Mason University, English

63rd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies, Sept 16-18, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Conference on British Studies
contact email: 
christinehaskill@ferris.edu

The Midwest Conference on British Studies is proud to announce that its 63rd Annual Meeting will be hosted by Iowa State University in Ames, September 16-18, 2016.

The Routledge Companion to Literature and Food

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Lorna Piatti-Farnell and Prof. Donna Lee Brien
contact email: 
lorna.piatti-farnell@aut.ac.nz and d.brien@cqu.edu.au

This Companion will cover the relationship between food and literature in the broadest sense.

[UPDATE] Call for Proposals: Perma/Culture: Imagining Alternatives in an Age of Crisis (Feb. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Molly Wallace / Queen's University
contact email: 
wallacem@queensu.ca

We are seeking proposals for an interdisciplinary anthology, tentatively titled “Perma/Culture: Imagining Alternatives in an Age of Crisis,” that will treat cultural production and practices relat

Reminder: Andrew Davies: the Screenwriter as Adaptor (18th March, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
De Montfort University
contact email: 
anna.blackwell@dmu.ac.uk, natalie.hayton@dmu.ac.uk

Keynote and plenary discussion with Andrew Davies

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE for THE FANTASTIC NOW: RESEARCH IN THE FANTASTIC IN THE 21st CENTURY

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Research in the Fantastic
contact email: 
gff2016@wwu.de

Deadline extension until February 15, 2016.

The Deadline for the 7th annual conference of the GFF (Gesellschaft für

MLA 2017 Special Session: Mental Health in Contemporary Literature (DEADLINE 3/10/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Isabel Meusen / Modern Language Association
contact email: 
imeusen@memphis.edu

This is a call for papers for a proposed special session at the MLA conference 2017 in Philadelphia.

Shepherding Language: Restoring Faith in Words - May 12-14, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
2016 Western Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature (at California Baptist University, Riverside, Calif.)
contact email: 
lveltman@calbaptist.edu

The Modern Languages and Literature Department of California Baptist University is pleased to invite you to the 2016 Western Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature, to be held in Riverside

NARRATOLOGY: STATE OF THE ART (Deadline for submission: 31st March 2016).

full name / name of organization: 
«Comparatismi: digital periodical of the Board of Literary Criticism and Compared Literature»
contact email: 
francesco.laurenti@iulm.it ; stefano.ballerio@unimi.it

NARRATOLOGY: STATE OF THE ART
First Issue of «Comparatismi: digital periodical of the Board of Literary Criticism and Compared Literature».

VPFA 8th annual conference: Victorian Popular Genres, 14-15th July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Popular Fiction Association
contact email: 
vpfamembership@gmail.com

Victorian Popular Genres, 14-15th July 2016

Keynote Speaker – Dr Joanne Knowles (Liverpool John Moores University)

Keynote Speaker – Dr Andrew Maunder (University of Hertfordshire)

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