category: childrens literature

[UPDATE] "Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences"

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

Call for Papers and Posters:

“Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences”

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

March 9-10, 2012

Rebecca Harding Davis Panel at SSAWW Oct. 13-20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
RCadwallader@francis.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will organize one session at the triennial conference of the Society for the Study of American Women Writers.

MEMORY REMAINS Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
memoryremains2012@gmail.com

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Keynote Speaker: Marita Sturken, Professor and Chair, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University

Faculty Speaker: Erika Boeckeler, Assistant Professor of English, Northeastern University

March 31 - April 1, 2012

The Canadian Fantastic: Special Issue: Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Graham J. Murphy; Chrissie Mains
contact email: 
Graham.Murphy@trentu.ca; cemains@shaw.ca

Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts: The ‘Canadian Fantastic” Call for Papers

[UPDATE] "Curiosities" Grad Conference - Deadline Extended to Dec. 18th

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
Jennifer.Croteau@tufts.edu

What makes an object, a person, or a pursuit a “curiosity”? Are curiosities abnormal and rare? Are they always the extraordinarily strange, or can they be an everyday oddity?

TRANSITIONS AND DISSOLVING BOUNDARIES IN THE FANTASTIC

full name / name of organization: 
Gesellschaft für Fantastikforschung
contact email: 
fantastik2012@ipk.uzh.ch

CALL FOR PAPERS
TRANSITIONS AND DISSOLVING BOUNDARIES IN THE FANTASTIC

Third Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft für Fantastikforschung (GFF)

Desire, Literature, Culture Postgraduate Symposium, 29-30 March, Malta

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malta
contact email: 
dlc2012@um.edu.mt

The present pleasure,
By revolution low’ring, thus become
The opposite of itself
- Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra

New Perspectives on German Ecocritical Prose, Due 03/01/2012

full name / name of organization: 
128th MLA Convention, January 3–6, 2013, in Boston, Massachusetts
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

The rise of the ecologically-oriented approaches to literature and the development of ecocriticism as a scholarly discipline in the 1970s did not remain very long the prerogative of the Anglo-American literature and scholarship. Other national literatures and literary studies have been rapidly developing their views on the connections between literature and ecology; these are oftem based on different premises and follow their own respective literary traditions.

Call for abstracts for edited collection: ‘Beyond Disney: Children’s Films and Family Films in Global Cinema'

full name / name of organization: 
Bruce Babington and Noel Brown, editors
contact email: 
noel_brown@hotmail.co.uk

Call for abstracts for edited collection, tentatively entitled ‘Beyond Disney: Children’s Films and Family Films in Global Cinema’

International Conference on Macau Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
CETAPS and CHAM (Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, New University of Lisbon)
contact email: 
macaunarrativesconference@hotmail.com

Call for Papers

International Conference on Macau Narratives

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities/New University of Lisbon

Fundação Oriente

Lisbon, Portugal

8, 9, 10 May 2013

Brecht and the Muppets

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Leslie
contact email: 
cleslie@poly.edu

Call for papers for a proposed panel at the PCA/ACA 2012 National Conference in Boston, April 11-14.

Cycles of Transformations and Transformations of Cycles: creation, evolution, and performance (March 9th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
4th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
contact email: 
gso@gsoconference.com

Deadline: Please send abstracts of 150 words to gso@gsoconference.com* by January 10th, 2010

2nd Global Conference: Beauty: Exploring Critical Issues (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
beau2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Beauty: Exploring Critical Issues

Friday 21st September – Sunday 23rd September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for papers:

NETWORKED NY -- NEW DATE: 3/9/12; ABSTRACTS DUE 12/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
NYU CALC
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

The Colloquium in American Literature and Culture at New York University invites paper proposals for our 2012 spring conference, "Networked New York." This symposium will take place on Friday, March 2

Reviving and Revisioning Work: Examining Class

full name / name of organization: 
Second Annual University of Houston Graduate Literature Conference March 31, 2012
contact email: 
sites.google.com/site/uhconf/

Between the recession, partisan rhetoric about class war, and the current Occupy movement, class has moved to the forefront of American political consciousness.

Guilty Pleasure Literatures: The penny dreadful to the graphic novel.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Curt Herr, Dr. Deb Christie / Kutztown University
contact email: 
herr@kutztown.edu

Dr Curt Herr and Dr. Deb Christie seek essays on guilty pleasure literatures for a new anthology.

StoryTelling 2012

full name / name of organization: 
StoryTelling: Journal of Popular Narrative
contact email: 
barbara.szubinska@eku.edu

StoryTelling is seeking submission for its 2012 edition.

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (DEADLINE EXTENDED - 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University (NCSU) Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

Call For Papers – “So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century”

Third Annual Graduate Student Conference

Status Quaestionis-Online Journal of LInguistic, Literary, and Interdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rome La Sapienza
contact email: 
Emilia.dirocco@uniroma1.it

Status Quaestionis is an open access journal devoted to the study of European and American languages, literatures and cultures.

Violence in Theory and Practice (March 16-18th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ottawa English Dept. - Graduate Students' Association
contact email: 
uottawa.conference@gmail.com

VIOLENCE
In Theory and Practice
March 16-18, 2012

The Seventh Annual University of Ottawa English Graduate Conference

Special Issue of *Literature and Theology* on Cognitive Theory, Literature, and Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Cefalu (Associate Profess, Department of English, Lafayette College); Julia Reinhard Lupton (Professor of English, University of California, Irvine)
contact email: 
cefalup@lafayette.edu or jrlupton@uci.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Literature and Theology: Cognitive Science, Literature, and Religion

Animals in Society

full name / name of organization: 
University of Missouri Cross-Disciplinary Project
contact email: 
mrfb7d@mail.missouri.edu

The MU Cross-Disciplinary Project (formerly known as “The Body Project”) invites all graduate students and related researchers to submit proposals for our fifth annual conference.

MEMORY REMAINS. Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
memoryremains2012@gmail.com

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Keynote Speaker: Marita Sturken, Professor and Chair, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University

Faculty Speaker: Erika Boeckeler, Assistant Professor of English, Northeastern University

March 31 - April 1, 2012

EXTENDED DEADLINE! CFP: Literature (General) SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/15/11; 2/8-11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

EXTENDED DEADLINE! CFP: Literature (General) SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/15/11; 2/8-11/12)

ENVIRONMENTAL UTTERANCE 1-2 Sep 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University College Falmouth incorporating Dartington College of Arts
contact email: 
environmental.utterance@gmail.com

University College Falmouth inc. Dartington College of Arts

invites you to

“ENVIRONMENTAL UTTERANCE”
1st-2nd September 2012

Deadline for proposals: 31st March 2012

UPDATE: Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area (12/15/11;2/8/12-2/11/12)

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

Proposal submission deadline extended: December 15, 2011

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference
February 8 – 11, 2012
Albuquerque, NM

4th Global Conference: Strangers, Aliens and Foreigners (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
saf4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Strangers, Aliens and Foreigners

Friday 21st September 2012 – Sunday 23rd September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

Myths and Fairy Tales Area *Deadline Extended*

full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
jweeks@nd.edu

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Association’s 33rd Annual
Conference
Albuquerque, NM February 8-11, 2012
http://swtxpca.org/

[UPDATE] Practicing Humanities Research in the 21st Century [12/7/11;2/17/12]

full name / name of organization: 
The Fourth Annual Natures Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

February 17, 2012
La Sierra University (Riverside, California)
Deadline for submission extended to December 7, 2011 at
http://44547.orgsync.com/org/naturesconference
The Natures conference showcases the best graduate work in any aspect, discipline or period of humanities research.

[UPDATE] Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference at LSU (Deadline December 9th) Feb. 16-17th

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference at LSU
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2012@gmail.com

Major Minors: Neglected and New Issues in Literary Studies

The 22nd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

LSU Student Union

Conference on the theme, "Slavery, Colonialism and African Identities in the Atlantic World."

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

… DEADLINE EXTENDED...
CALL FOR PAPERS
PAN AFRICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT
KENT STATE UNIVERSITY
Presents

“Slavery, Colonialism and African Identities in the Atlantic World”

First Fictions / University of Sussex / January 20-22, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve, University of Sussex
contact email: 
martin@martineve.com

The First Fictions launch weekend, to be held from the 20th to the 22nd of January, 2012, brings together established authors and academics in order to debate notions of “firstness”, across severa

6th Global Conference: Multiculturalism, Conflict and Belonging (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mcb6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Multiculturalism, Conflict and Belonging

Sunday 16th September 2012 – Wednesday 19th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

3rd Global Conference: Space and Place (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sp3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Space and Place

Monday 3rd September – Thursday 6th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

Agora: Texas A&M University-Commerce Graduate Student Conference April 12-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD)
contact email: 
EGAD.TAMUC@gmail.com

Agora: TAMUC Graduate Student Conference

April 12-13, 2012
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Keynote Speakers
Roberta Seelinger Trites, Jay Telotte, Sara Cushing Weigle

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