category: childrens literature

UPDATE: SW/TX PCA/ACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area

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

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference
February 8 – 11, 2012
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: December 1, 2011

[UPDATE] Worlds Apart Science Fiction Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hertfordshire, UK
contact email: 
p.a.wheeler@herts.ac.uk

English Literature and Creative Writing Group, University of Hertfordshire, UK
contact email:
p.a.wheeler@herts.ac.uk

Keynote Speakers: Paul Magrs, Others TBA

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] CFP: Literature (General) SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

Organizers of the 33rd annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association conference seek paper and panel submissions to the “Literature (General)” category.

Visual Memory: Mind, Monument, Metaphor (Proposals due Jan 6, 2012; MadLit Conference March 1-3 , 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The Graduate Student Association of the University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department is pleased to invite papers for the 8th annual MadLit conference to be held March 1-3, 2012.

Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Conference: Re-envision, Re-formation, Re-creation

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
vt.egso@gmail.com

Graduate students are hybrid creatures in academia: we are both educators and students, innovators and learners.

UPDATE: Deadline Extended: Catwoman to Katniss: Villainesses and Heroines of Fantasy and Science Fiction, March 15-16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Gray-Panesi, Mick Howard, Shiloh Carroll / Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
catwomankatniss@gmail.com

Catwoman to Katniss is an interdisciplinary conference examining female images in electronic, graphic, and textual media within the science fiction and fantasy genres.

Secrets of American Children’s Literature: Cryptic Nonsense, Symbols, Allegories, and Cipher. May 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco, CA
contact email: 
dorothy.g.clark@csun.edu

Many obscure, enigmatic and buried symbols enrich children’s picture books, poetry, and fiction.

Immigration, Refuge, and Exile in American Children’s Literature, May 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco, CA
contact email: 
dorothy.g.clark@csun.edu

This panel explores how experiences of immigration, refuge or exile have been told through American children’s literature.

Burning Daylight--Sonoma State University Student Journal (Nov. 1-Jan. 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Burning Daylight--Sonoma State University
contact email: 
burningdaylight@sonoma.edu

Statement of Journal:

ACLA 2012 - Forgiveness in the Wake of Crisis

full name / name of organization: 
Shelly Jansen - Rochester Institute of Technology
contact email: 
shelly.jansen@gmail.com

ACLA 2012: Collapse/Catastrophe/Change
Providence, RI | 29 March-1 April 2012

ACLA 2012 - Forgiveness in the Wake of Crisis

full name / name of organization: 
Shelly Jansen - RIT
contact email: 
shelly.jansen@gmail.com

ACLA 2011: Collapse/Catastrophe/Change
Providence, RI | 29 March-1 April 2012

Frontiers and Borders

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

Oklahoma State University’s English Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce a call for papers for Frontiers and Borders, its annual conference, to take place March 9-11, 2012 in Stillwat

CFP: Evolution—How Does the Old Create the New? March 30 and 31, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media, Northern Illinois University
contact email: 
MCLLM@niu.edu

The twentieth annual MCLLM conference will be held on March 30 and 31, 2012 in DeKalb, IL. Online registration is available at www.engl.niu.edu/mcllm. E-mail proposals to mcllm@niu.edu

Conference in progress.

full name / name of organization: 
NYU Department of French, Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
conferenceinprogress@gmail.com


Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces--Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference--Proposals due January 25

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization/ University of Massachusetts
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces

Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping (20–21 April 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The English Graduate Student Association at the University of South Florida
contact email: 
jyirinec@mail.usf.edu and cassiechilds@mail.usf.edu

Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping
University of South Florida Graduate Conference
Tampa, FL
20–21 April 2012

Crossroads - HERA Conference, March 8-10 2012 Salt Lake City, Utah

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association [HERA]
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

Crossroads

Is Féidir Linn! [Yes, We Can!]: Politics and Ideology in Children's Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Society for the Study of Children's Literature
contact email: 
aine.mcgillicuddy@dcu.ie

Date: Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th February 2012

Venue : Dublin City University, Ireland

Call for Papers

Borders and Border Crossings - May 1 & 2, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus; Interdisciplinary Graduate Student's Association
contact email: 
ubco.igsa@gmail.com

The Interdisciplinary Graduate Students Association at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus invites you to attend our fifth annual graduate student conference.

"Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces," March 31, 2012 Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst, English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces

[UPDATE] 22nd Annual English Graduate Student Association Mardi Gras Conference @ LSU

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association--Co-Chairs Doris Raab & Catherine Riley
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

[UPDATE] PCA/ACA (Boston, April 11-14, 2012)/Film Adaptation

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. David L. Moody/Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
david.moody@oswego.edu

Call for Papers

PCA/ACA (Boston, April 11-14, 2012)
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association.

call for article

full name / name of organization: 
DR. R.C. PRASAD MEMORIAL COMMITTEE
contact email: 
dr.rcp2011@gmail.

DR. R.C. PRASAD MEMORIAL COMMITTEE
PATRON – DR. BINDESHWAR PATHAK
Founder, Sulabh Sanitation and Social Reform Movement

The Popular and The Middlebrow: Women’s Writing 1880 - 1940 - 12th April 2011 - Newcastle University, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Newcastle University, UK
contact email: 
middlebrow-conf@newcastle.ac.uk

12 April 2012, Newcastle University

Keynote Speaker:

Professor Nicola Humble (Roehampton)

[UPDATE] Theorizing the Fantastic in 20th Century Art

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Heney, ACLA Sem./Edited Volume
contact email: 
alisonheney1@gmail.com

Theorizing the Fantastic in 20th Century Art

Seminar Organizer(s):
Alison Heney (SUNY Empire State College) ACLA Seminar

UPDATE Sex...or Something Like It

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society
contact email: 
csunsigma@gmail.com

The first step in is penetration. One frame out and two bodies present themselves.

4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - March 23-24, Chattanooga TN

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Conference, Georgia State University
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

Call for Papers
New Voices, a Graduate English Conference
Bodies of Influence: The Human Body in the Humanities and Sciences
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
January 12-14, 2012

Finding Common Ground (January 2, 2012) special journal issue

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Canadian Studies; Guest Editors: Linda Hutcheon and Ian MacRae
contact email: 
imacrae@wlu.ca

“Where is home?” J. Edward Chamberlin asks us, in If this

Watermark Journal -- Submission Deadline 12/6/11

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 sixth volume to be publishe

Ghost Stories: Hauntings and Echoes in Literature and Culture 27-29 January 2012

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University English Graduate Students Association
contact email: 
mcgillconference2012@gmail.com

McGill English Graduate Conference CFP
Ghost Stories: Hauntings and Echoes in Literature and Culture
27-29 January 2012
McGill University, Montreal

Children of Men: Childhood in Narratives of Crisis and Catastrophe (March 29-April 1)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting, Brown University
contact email: 
schihaya@berkeley.edu

This seminar will consider the figure of the child as a means to focalize and narrativize personal or collective catastrophe.

[UPDATE] Transpacific Encounters: Catastrophic Aftermath in the Asian Diaspora at Brown University 03/29-04/01

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
tong14@illinois.edu

Jan 31, 2012 - 
The Child in Neo-Victorian Arts and Discourse:
Renegotiating 19th Century Concepts of Childhood

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Neo-Victorian Studies: Special Issue
contact email: 
neovictorianstudies@swansea.ac.uk

Neo-Victorianism has become a major trend in contemporary literature and culture.

[UPDATE] Mother/Nature Conference - University of Southern Mississippi - Deadline for Proposals is November 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
https://www.usm.edu/english/mothernature-conference

Mother/Nature Conference

March 16-18, 2012
Thad Cochran Center
University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg, MS
Extended Deadline: November 15, 2011

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: DR. BARBARA GATES

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