category: childrens literature

Politicized (Re)Productions of Gender

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Politicized (Re)Productions of Gender
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Vol. 13 No. 3, 2013
Michael Johnson Jr. and Bruce Drushel (Eds.)

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (Apr 19-20, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (4th Annual)

4th annual University of Louisville Graduate Conference in Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
PhD in Humanities and Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville
contact email: 
ahalouisville@gmail.com

The PhD in Humanities and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville announce the 4th annual University of Louisville Graduate Conference in Humanities on Friday, March 22

Appalachian Studies Panel March 27-30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
contact email: 
lworthington@gadsdenstate.edu

Appalachian Studies

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
Washington, DC – March 27-30, 2013

UPDATE: Philological Association of the Carolinas Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Ettari/Philological Association of the Carolinas
contact email: 
gettari@unca.edu, KKiely@fmarion.edu

* Note new deadline*

Call for Papers and Panels
37th Annual PAC Conference
21 - 23 March 2013
University of North Carolina at Asheville

6th Global Conference: Diasporas (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dias6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Diasporas

Saturday 6th July – Monday 8th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

“The Technologies of Starlings, Parrots, and Other Mocking 'Birds': Parroting, Parody, and Paralanguage.”

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
mholm2@fordham.edu

Because of their natural ability to imitate and improvise upon the songs and sounds of others, starlings exemplify the powers, the problems, and pleasures of mimesis.

“Re-visioning Alcott: Her Impact on the Work of Later Writers and Artists,” Annual conference of the American Literature Associa

full name / name of organization: 
Beverly Lyon Clark / The Louisa May Alcott Society
contact email: 
bclark@wheatonma.edu

Writers as esteemed and influential as Gertrude Stein, Adrienne Rich, Cynthia Ozick, and J. K. Rowling have acknowledged a debt to Louisa May Alcott.

HISTOIRE(S): 18-19-20 October 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Association des Études Françaises et Francophones d'Irlande
contact email: 
adeffi.conference@yahoo.ie

Histoire(s)

National University of Ireland, Maynooth
18-19-20 October 2013

- Narrative strategies
- History and fiction in historical novels
- Writers and History

Of Human Bondage: Literatures of Constraint - March 1-2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montreal
contact email: 
egssconference@gmail.com

9th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference
March 1 and 2, 2013

OF HUMAN BONDAGE: LITERATURES OF CONSTRAINT

Keynote Speaker: Sherry Simon (Concordia University)

[UPDATE] In Momentum: Literature, Travel, and Alterity; LSU Mardi Gras Conference: Feb. 7-8, 2013; Submissions Due: Dec. 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2013@gmail.com

In Momentum: Literature, Travel, and Alterity
The 23rd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference
Louisiana State University
February 7th and 8th, 2013

Western Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature Azusa Pacific University - Azusa, CA | May 16-18, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
pandujo@apu.edu

The Company of Others: Literary Collaboration & the Common Good

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Fandom & Neomedia Studies Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
fansconference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the First Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 1 and 2 June 2013.

The Phoenix Papers, Inaugural Edition (reminder)

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
fansconference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for articles and reviews for the first edition of our online peer-reviewed journal, The Phoenix Papers.

CFP: "I am Just Like You": Perpetrators and Bystanders in Holocaust Literature and Film (ALA 2013, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Philippe Codde
contact email: 
Philippe.Codde@ugent.be

CFP: “I am Just Like You”: Perpetrators and Bystanders in Holocaust Literature and Film.

Papers are invited for a proposed panel at the 2013 ALA Conference in Boston (May 23-26, 2013).

[UPDATE] Animals and the Language of Sustainability (ASLE 2013, May 28-June 1, Lawrence, Kansas)

full name / name of organization: 
Christina M. Colvin, Emory University
contact email: 
cmcolvi@emory.edu

Abstracts are invited for a pre-formed panel to be proposed to The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Biennial Conference May 28-June 1, 2013 at the University of Kansas, Lawrence.

Comics Arts Conference WonderCon March 29-31 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Comics Arts Conference
contact email: 
comicsartsconference@gmail.com

100 to 200 word abstracts for papers, presentations, panels, and poster sessions taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in sequence) are being accepted for a meeting

Call for Paper: Academic Journal of Inderdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
MCSER-Mediterranean Center of Social and Educational Research/Sapienza University
contact email: 
ajis@mcser.org

Academic Journal of Inderdisciplinary Studies is calling for submission of papers. The call for paper is ongoing. AJIS is published three times a year March-July-November.

Global Perspectives on Death in Children's Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Lesley Clement
contact email: 
lclement@lakeheadu.ca

How do different cultures present the concept of death to children? How is death represented pictorially? How is death suggested metaphorically?

CFP: Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association (11/16/12; 2/13-16/2013)

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

CFP The Velvet Light Trap Issue #73: Media Cultures of the Early Cold War Era

full name / name of organization: 
Velvet Light Trap Film Journal
contact email: 
VLT@austin.utexas.edu

CFP The Velvet Light Trap Issue #73: Media Cultures of the Early Cold War Era

Crosshatched Places: Mapping Spatial Complexities; ACLA, Toronto, April 4-7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
cneufeld@emich.edu; cdionne@emich.edu

This panel explores how the trope of “crosshatching”—as elaborated in Mieville’s novel, The City and the City, or illustrated by Sergei Larenkov’s photography—helps us redraw cognitive map

Creating a Climate for Change: Activism Within and Beyond the Borders of the Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE)
contact email: 
brburke@iastate.edu

This panel explores the ways in which scholars within the Environmental Humanities contribute to the fight for earth sustainability and justice through activist approaches in criticism and teaching th

ACLA 2013 Seminar: Psychologies of Space in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Meehan (The University of Arizona
contact email: 
ameehan@email.arizona.edu

ACLA 2013 (Toronto, ON) – April 5-7, 2013

Seminar: Psychologies of Space in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature and Culture

Seminar Leader: Adam Meehan (The University of Arizona)

[UPDATE] Natures 2013--Critical Identities [10-24-12/2-15-13]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2013: An Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference
contact email: 
lgerigui1@lasierra.edu

Deadline for submissions to Natures 2013 has been extended to October 24, 2012.

Theme: "Critical Identities: Finding and Expressing Critical Points of View in Humanities Scholarship"

M. Wynn Thomas Prize (annual essay prize)

full name / name of organization: 
Alyce von Rothkirch/Swansea University
contact email: 
mwynnthomasprize@gmail.com

M. Wynn Thomas Prize

Call for Papers: Children’s and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2013 (Deadline: November 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jmcdaniel@pittstate.edu

Call for Papers: Children’s and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2013

April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia

Savannah Riverfront Marriott
100 General McIntosh Boulevard

Savannah, Georgia 31401

[UPDATE] Dissonant Discourses: An Interdisciplinary Conference - Friday, January 25, 2013 (Deadline Extended to Nov. 2, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oklahoma - The Student Association of Graduate English Scholars
contact email: 
sages@ou.edu

Dissonant Discourses

“A given socio-historical moment is never homogeneous; on the contrary, it is rich in contradictions.” -- Antonio Gramsci

Craft Critique Culture: Into the Void, March 29-30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

The 13th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference

Re-Positioning and Re-Constructing Muslim Women's Identity’-ACLA, Toronto April 4-7

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
sobia.khan@utdallas.edu

"Re-Positioning and Re-Constructing Muslim Women’s Identity"

Approaching War: Europe

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

APPROACHING WAR:
CHILDHOOD, CULTURE AND THE FIRST WORLD WAR, 1880-1919
An International Leverhulme Trust Project
http://research.ncl.ac.uk/fww-child/

Third International Conference

[UPDATE] Symposium - Creativity and Authorship: Law and Changing Practice, 17-18 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Canberra
contact email: 
lawandculture@canberra.edu.au

Extended deadline for proposals - 9 November 2012

The Shape of Things: the Relationship between Creativity and Convention; January 18, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Students Association
contact email: 
EGSA@uncc.edu

The English Graduate School Association at UNCC is pleased to announced its 13th Annual EGSA Conference, which will be held at UNC-Charlotte on January 18, 2013.

Watermark Journal — Submission Deadline 12/31/2012

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our seventh volume to be published in March 2012.

Popular Romance, PCA Conference, Washington D.C. March 27-30 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
an.goris@arts.kuleuven.be

Love and romance are mainstays of popular culture, cutting across the great divides of medium, language, and historical period.

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