category: childrens literature

1st Annual International Conference on Cultures and Languages in Contact

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Letters & Human Sciences, El Jadida, Morocco
contact email: 
abdelkaders@gmail.com

1st Annual International Conference on Cultures and Languages in Contact, 23-24 November, 2011
The Moroccan Culture Research Group
(MCRG)
Faculty of Letters & Human Sciences
El Jadida, Morocco

[REMINDER] Innovations in Creative and Critical Writing: First Fictions (Applications by 30th May 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Boxall, University of Sussex
contact email: 
p.boxall@sussex.ac.uk

FIRST FICTIONS
Festival and Academic Conference
19-22nd January, 2012

We are inviting abstracts for papers for an upcoming conference on innovations in creative and critical writing.

[UPDATE] Religion, Literature and the Arts Conference deadline extended to June 3

full name / name of organization: 
Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference
contact email: 
UIowaRLA@yahoo.com

Uncanny Homecomings: Narrative Structures, Existential Questions, Theological Visions
26-28 August 2011

CFP: The child image --deadline July 15th 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: The child image

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The Rest is History: Ireland, Performance and The Historical Imagination
contact email: 
mail@therestishistory2011.com

apologies for cross postings.

Call for Papers for an edited collection:

the rest is history

ireland, performance and the historical imagination

Shakespearean Echoes

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Gleed, Dickinson College
contact email: 
gleedp@dickinson.edu

I am seeking chapter abstracts for a proposed volume on Shakespeare in popular culture. The tentative title for this project is Shakespearean Echoes: Shakespeare in Contemporary Culture.

Pedagogical Approaches to Ethnic American Short Stories (November 3-6 St. Louis, Missouri)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Midwest Language Association Convention
contact email: 
ajohnson@fsu.edu

For the past hundred years, short fiction and short story writers such as Charles Chesnutt, Richard Wright, James Baldwin, Zora Neale Hurston, Paula Gunn Allen, Sandra Cisneros, Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Once and Future Kings? The Return of King Arthur in the Post-medieval World

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa / The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com

ONCE AND FUTURE KINGS?
THE RETURN OF KING ARTHUR IN THE POST-MEDIEVAL WORLD
Session Sponsored by The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages

Savagism and Civilization- Friday October 14, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oklahoma: Student Association of Graduate English Studies and Native American Studies
contact email: 
sages@ou.edu

“Savagism” and Civilization

[UPDATE]

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

[Please note extended date (May 31) for submissions on the theme of Time.]

[UPDATE] The AnaChronisT journal: All topics (5/31/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The AnaChronisT
contact email: 
anachronist@freemail.hu

The AnaChronisT 15 (2011) invites research papers, interviews, and book reviews on literatures in English for its next issue, to be published in Winter 2011/2.

CFP: International Conference "Schrift / Script: Writing and Image-Character in the Work of Walter Benjamin" (11/3/2011-11/5/201

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Jennings / International Walter Benjamin Society
contact email: 
jennings@princeton.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Schrift / Script: Writing and Image-Character in the Work of Walter Benjamin”

[UPDATE] Replacing Wands with Quills: A Harry Potter Symposium for Muggle Scholars--proposal deadline extension

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

Extended Proposal Deadline: JUNE 15, 2011
Please note that we encourage PROPOSALS FOR VIRTUAL PRESENTATIONS AND PANELS for those who may not be able to travel to Virginia.

[UPDATE] CELEBRATION OF MEDIEVAL-THEMED COMICS FOR THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF PRINCE VALIANT (12/1/11; Boston, MA 4/4-7/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa / The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
Medieval.Comics.Project@gmail.com

THE COMICS GET MEDIEVAL 2012:
A CELEBRATION OF MEDIEVAL-THEMED COMICS IN
COMMEMORATION OF THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF PRINCE VALIANT
CALL FOR PAPERS (PCA: BOSTON, MA 4/4-7/12)

Trauma in Children's Literature (18/07/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Roxanne Harde/University of Alberta
contact email: 
rharde@augustana.ca

We invite submissions for a Special Issue of Bookbird: Trauma in Children's Literature. Papers should be sent to the incoming editors by 18th July 2011.

Victorian Vocabularies

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
d.ellison@griffith.edu.au

Australasian Victorian Studies Association Conference, Griffith University, Brisbane, 11th-14th April 2012

CELEBRATION OF MEDIEVAL-THEMED COMICS IN COMMEMORATION OF THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF PRINCE VALIANT (12/1/11; Boston, MA 4/4-7/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa / The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
Medieval.Comics.Project@gmail.com

THE COMICS GET MEDIEVAL 2012:
A CELEBRATION OF MEDIEVAL-THEMED COMICS IN
COMMEMORATION OF THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF PRINCE VALIANT
CALL FOR PAPERS (PCA: BOSTON, MA 4/4-7/12)

Book Reviews on "Popular Fiction" and "Genre Fiction" for Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture (6/15/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Cameron Leader-Picone and Matthew Scheider-Mayerson
contact email: 
reconstructionpf@gmail.com

Matthew Schneider-Mayerson and Cameron-Leader Picone invite book reviews for a 2011 special edition of Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, an open access, electronic, peer-reviewed journ

CFP: Bullying and the Abuse of Power 3 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
bully3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Bullying and the Abuse of Power

Thursday 3rd November – Saturday 5th November 2011
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

Environment, Culture, and Place in a Rapidly Changing North

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
contact email: 
sjray@uas.alaska.edu

We invite paper and panel proposals for the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment’s Off-Year Symposium, “Environment, Culture, and Place in a Rapidly Changing North,” to be he

Extremity and Excess: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference for the Arts, Media and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford
contact email: 
extremityandexcessconference@gmail.com

Extremity and Excess: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference

8th + 9th September 2011
University of Salford, UK

[UPDATE] African Studies at Midwest Popular Culture -- DEADLINE EXTENDED

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

**DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 15 MAY**

AFRICAN STUDIES

at

MIDWEST POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION/AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

2011 Milwaukee, WI!

Production and Consumption in Victorian Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
The Victorian Network
contact email: 
victoriannetwork@gmail.com

CfP: Production and Consumption in Victorian Literature and Culture

Desire: From Eros to Eroticism November 10-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Comparative Literature Department
contact email: 
desireconference2011@gmail.com

The students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the City University of New York Graduate Center present an interdisciplinary graduate student conference on November 10-11, 2011.

Harry Potter: Still Recruiting!

full name / name of organization: 
Valerie Frankel, MFA
contact email: 
valerie at calithwain.com

Harry Potter: Still Recruiting!

[UPDATE] Writing Incest in the Post-War Years

full name / name of organization: 
Emma Miller (University of Durham) & Miles Leeson (University of Portmouth)
contact email: 
e.v.miller@durham.ac.uk, miles.leeson@port.ac.uk

Due to numerous submissions to this CFP we have moved the date forward TWO WEEKS for proposals. The new date is now the 16th May 2011.

[UPDATE] 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.

Extended Deadline Humanism at Large conference 15th May

full name / name of organization: 
University College Falmouth/Exeter University
contact email: 
meredith.miller@falmouth.ac.uk

Humanism at Large: Higher Education Now

9-10 September 2011
Tremough Campus, University College Falmouth

[second call] Ireland, Masculinity and Popular Culture 1990-2010

full name / name of organization: 
NUI Galway
contact email: 
tony.tracy@nuigalway.ie

Second Call for Papers

Ireland Masculinity and Popular Culture 1990-2010

Huston School of Film and Digital Media
NUI Galway, September 23-25th 2011

CFP: Making Sense Of: Dying and Death 8 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Discipinary.Net
contact email: 
dd8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference
Making Sense of: Dying and Death

Saturday 12th November - Monday 14th November 2011
Hotel Angelo, Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

CFP: Making Sense Of: Dying and Death 8 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Discipinary.Net
contact email: 
dd8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference
Making Sense of: Dying and Death

Saturday 12th November - Monday 14th November 2011
Hotel Angelo, Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

CFP: Making Sense Of: Suffering 2 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Discipinary.Net
contact email: 
suffering2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Making Sense of: Suffering

Wednesday 9th November - Friday 11th November 2011
Hotel Angelo, Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

‘Magic is Might 2012’, An International Conference Exploring the Cultural Influences of the Harry Potter Books, July 23-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Gráinne O'Brien
contact email: 
magicismight2012@gmail.com

Hosted by the University of Limerick Department of Sociology with the UL Interaction Design Centre.

University of Limerick, Ireland

The Third Asian Conference on Education 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum (IAFOR)
contact email: 
ace@iafor.org

International Education Conference organized by
IAFOR with the University of London
(Birkbeck), Waseda University, Tokyo and the
Singapore National Institute of Education.

CFP: Communication and Conflict (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

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

1st Global Conference
Communication and Conflict

Thursday 3rd November - Saturday 5th November 2011
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

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