category: childrens literature

Embarras Valley Film Festival Symposium Symposium Date: November 11, 2011 \ Deadline for Proposals: October 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Embarras Valley Film Festival 2011, Eastern Illinois University: Films for and About Children and Young Adult
contact email: 
rlmurray@eiu.edu

Proposals for conference-length papers related to our theme, “Films For and About Children and Young Adults” are invited for our 2011 Embarras Valley Film Festival.

[UPDATE] 2nd International Aksit Göktürk Conference: "Myths Revisited" 28-29 November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Lanuage and Literature - Istanbul, Turkey
contact email: 
iagc@istanbul.edu.tr

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Marina Warner, English Theoretician and Writer of Fiction
Murathan Mungan, Turkish Writer of Fiction

[UPDATE] 2nd International Aksit Göktürk Conference: "Myths Revisited"

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Language and Literature -Turkey
contact email: 
iagc@istanbul.edu.tr

This inter-disciplinary conference seeks to investigate and explore the nature and significance of myth and its impact on diverse fields of art such as literature, drama, film or painting.

Myths Revisited, 28th-29th November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Language and Literature -Turkey
contact email: 
iagc@istanbul.edu.tr

This inter-disciplinary conference seeks to investigate and explore the nature and significance of myth and its impact on diverse fields of art such as literature, drama, film or painting.

[UPDATE: Deadline] Son of Classics and Comics) Abstracts: APRIL 15, 2011; Contributions: Sep 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
George Kovacs and C. W. Marshall
contact email: 
gakovacs@trentu.ca; toph@exchange.ubc.ca

[Please note: proposals deadline extended to April 15, 2011]

Son of Classics and Comics
Edited by George Kovacs (Trent University) and
C.W. Marshall (University of British Columbia)

Special Session Proposal Shakespeare in the Schools 15 April; MMLA 3-6 November 2011 St. Louis, MO

full name / name of organization: 
Barbara Cobb, Murray State University
contact email: 
barbara.cobb@murraystate.edu

Seeking abstracts/proposals for papers supporting collaborations between Shakespeare scholars/educators and elementary, middle, and high school teachers and programs.

Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education (Journal) - articles by 6/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Susan Alice Fischer, Co-Editor
contact email: 
safischer@mac.com

The editors seek articles concerned with English language, literacy and literature teaching worldwide as well as essays on literature and culture that do not specifically address teaching.

[UPDATE]: Great Writing - Creative Writing Conference [UK] (4/20/11; 6/18/11 - 6/19/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing - International Creative Writing Conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing 2011

The UK’s 14th Annual Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference

Imperial College London
Saturday June 18th - Sunday June 19th 2011

Cultural Memory and Nation in Texts for and about Children

full name / name of organization: 
L. Hutchison / PAMLA Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lhutchi9@mscd.edu

PAMLA 2011 - Scripps College, Claremont, California
109th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
November 5-6, 2011

[UPDATE] Collection: The Cartographical Necessity of Exile (abstracts, 5.1.11)

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Elizabeth Bishop
contact email: 
kebishop@fas.harvard.edu

Seeking several articles to round out work-in-progress on:

THE CARTOGRAPHICAL NECESSITY OF EXILE
Editor: Karen Elizabeth Bishop
kebishop@fas.harvard.edu

CFP: 2011 Midwest MLA Permanent Session, English Literature 1800-1900, Abstracts due 4/30

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association Conference, Nov 3-6, 2011, St. Louis, MO
contact email: 
kikendal@unm.edu

This year’s Midwest Modern Language Association Conference will be held November 3-6, 2011 in St. Louis, MO.

3rd annual Louisiana Studies Conference, September 23-24, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

The 3rd annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 23-24, 2011 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

SCMLA - Oct. 27-29, 2011 - Computer Applications in English and Foreign Languages: OPEN TOPIC - Due: March 28, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
SCMLA - Oct. 27-29, 2011 - Computer Applications in English and Foreign Languages: OPEN TOPIC
contact email: 
reynoldst@nsula.edu

Computer Applications in English and Foreign Languages: OPEN TOPIC

South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) 68th Annual Convention

Replacing Wands with Quills: A Harry Potter Symposium for Muggle Scholars

full name / name of organization: 
School of Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication, James Madison University, November 10-12, 2011
contact email: 
gumnioec@jmu.edu

Proposal deadline: May 15, 2011

“The wand chooses the wizard, Mr. Potter. It’s not always clear why” points out famous wandmaker Mr. Ollivander. Likewise we could say that Harry Potter chooses the scholar, and it is not always clear why.
For the first "Harry Potter Symposium for Muggle Scholars" at James Madison University we invite young and wizened scholars of all ages and from all disciplines to join us in exploring, examining, and explaining our attraction to all things HP. After all, for us muggle scholars, magic happens when we make knowledge and meaning.

Canons of Children's Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Avant Garde :A Literary Forum
contact email: 
drsunitasinha@gmail.com

Call for Papers
for
Canons of Children’s Literature

Facing Present, Past and Future. 4th International BAAHE Conference from 1 to 3 December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University College Brussels & BAAHE
contact email: 
baahe2011@hubrussel.be

FACING PRESENT, PAST AND FUTURE

4TH INTERNATIONAL BAAHE CONFERENCE

1-3 December 2011

University College Brussels, Belgium

2011 PAMLA Religion and Literature Panel: Suffering and Religious Identity, Scripps College, CA, Proposal deadline 3/25

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association, 11/5-11/6, 2011
contact email: 
hapark1@gmail.com

History and American Women Writers

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA
contact email: 
lina.geriguisatcgu.edu

History in the Hands of American Women Writers,
panel organized by Southern California Society for the Study of American Women Writers for

MPCA/ACA 2011: Harry Potter Panel (October 14-16, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Orlando Dos Reis / Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
dosreis@ksu.edu

The Harry Potter area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association invites panel and paper proposals for its annual conference.

Popular Culture: all topics

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
GagnonD@wcsu.edu

Northeast Popular Culture Association
(NEPCA)

ANNUAL MEETING
November 11 and 12, 2011
Western Connecticut State University
Danbury, CT

29-31 March, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
20th & 21st Century French & Francophone Studies International Colloquium
contact email: 
crossings@csulb.edu

20th and 21st Century French and Francophone Studies International Colloquium
California State University, Long Beach

Crossings, Frictions, Fusions / Traversées, frictions, fusions

Indigenous Studies - MPCA/ACA; Oct 14-16, 2011, Milwaukee, WI

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

Panel and paper proposal deadline: 30 APRIL 2011

1st Gloabl Conference: Space and Place

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

1st Global Conference
Space and Place

Wednesday 14th September – Friday 16th September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

Undercurrents, Overtones: Interdisciplinary Conference Saturday, April 23rd 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
egogsaconference@gmail.com

2011 GSA/EGO Graduate Conference
Call for Papers
“Undercurrents, Overtones”
April 23, 2011
Indiana University of Pennsylvania

2011 PAMLA Religion and Literature Panel: Suffering and Religious Identity, Scripps College, CA, Proposal deadline 3/25

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association, 11/5-11/6, 2011
contact email: 
hapark1@gmail.com

Call for papers: Time

full name / name of organization: 
Philament / University of Sydney
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

Philament, the peer-reviewed online journal of the arts and culture affiliated with the University of Sydney, invites postgraduate students and early-careers scholars to submit academic papers and cr

"Mise-en-Scène: Crime" (special issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies (Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Vol. 38 No. 1 (March 2012)
Submissions due August 15, 2011

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African Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
brownvelez@wisc.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

AFRICAN STUDIES

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MIDWEST POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION/AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

2011 Milwaukee, WI!

Significations

full name / name of organization: 
Cal State University of Los Angeles English Graduate Students Association
contact email: 
significations11@gmail.com

[Note: This CFP is only aimed towards graduate students in the California State University system]

CFP: First Annual Studies in Gothic Fiction Conference, San Diego, March 16-17, 2012 (abstract due Nov. 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in Gothic Fiction
contact email: 
cmarlaire@nu.edu

First Annual Studies in Gothic Fiction Conference
National University
San Diego, California
March 16-17, 2012

Neo-Victorian Studies Journal: Submissions Summer/Autumn General Issue 2011

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

Neo-Victorian Studies is currently still accepting submissions for the summer/autumn 2011 general issue.

CfP June 23-24 Medieval Postgraduate Conference Durham University

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval & Renaissance Discussion Group at Durham University; part of the Institute of Medieval & Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
j.a.mckinstry@durham.ac.uk

The Medieval and Renaissance Postgraduate Discussion Group at Durham University invites abstracts for its fifth annual conference on the 23rd and 24th of June 2011 addressing the theme of “Beauty”

5th Annual Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
cedelson@chaminade.edu

5th Annual Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference
Honolulu, HI
May 27-28, 2011
Chaminade University of Honolulu

PROPOSAL DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 17, 2011

NeMLA 2012: Accepting Panel Proposals (Deadline April 22, 2011; Conference March 15-18, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
Northeast.MLA@gmail.com

Form a session, submit an abstract: mark your calendar for NeMLA 2012!

[UPDATE] RMMLA - Practical Approaches to Teaching Literature - Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
thomasfair@comcast.net

250 - 500 word proposals are solicited on any aspect of Practical Approaches to Teaching Literature (content selection and/or methodology) for presentation at the RMMLA conference in Scottsdale, AZ, O

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