category: childrens literature

[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:

Open Call for Papers for the Inaugural Issue of Ellipsis...A Journal for Undergraduate Research in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Ellipsis...A Journal for Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
ellipsisscholar@gmail.com



Ellipsis... is an online, peer reviewed journal that can be viewed here: http://ellipsis.mooreworks.net

Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference, 26-28 August 2011

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

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

[UPDATE] Of Bread and Blood: Essays on The Hunger Games Trilogy

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Pharr (Florida Southern College) and Leisa A. Clark (University of South Florida)
contact email: 
mpharr@flsouthern.edu / laclark9@mail.usf.edu

Twenty-first century culture has a particular focus on re-imagining and popularizing established narrative genres, a reinvestment of canonical material in postmodern clothing.

M/MLA Panel: Playing with Current Concerns in Young Adult Dystopian Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Kristi McDuffie
contact email: 
kmcduff@ilstu.edu

The current popularity of The Hunger Games Trilogy has brought young adult dystopian fiction to the forefront of both readers' and scholars' minds this year.

CFP: The Value of Work 2 (November, 2011; Prague Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vow2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
The Value of Work: Exploring Critical Issues

Monday 31st September - Wednesday 2nd November 2011
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

[SECOND UPDATE] Textus: Gothic Frontiers. Abstracts by 1 June, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Francesca Saggini and Glennis Byron
contact email: 
fsaggini@unitus.it and glennis.byron@stir.ac.uk

Textus: English Studies in Italy No. 3 – 2012: Gothic Frontiers
Editors: Francesca Saggini (Università della Tuscia) and Glennis Byron (University of Stirling)

[UPDATE]-- MPCA/ACA Southern Lit/ Culture Area, Oct 14-16, Milwaukee

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Pop Culture and American Culture Conference
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

[update] English in the Digitial Age: New Developments in Language, Literature, and Literacy

full name / name of organization: 
English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities
contact email: 
bentzmin@bloomu.edu

Deadline for Abstracts Extended to May 15, 2011. We invite submissions in any way related to the conference theme from graduate students, faculty, and independent scholars.

Of Bread and Blood: Essays on The Hunger Games Trilogy

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Pharr (Florida Southern College) and Leisa A. Clark (University of South Florida)
contact email: 
mpharr@flsouthern.edu / laclark9@mail.usf.edu

Twenty-first century culture has a particular focus on re-imagining and popularizing established narrative genres, a reinvestment of canonical material in postmodern clothing.

Journal Issue MODERNISM’S METAPHORS, IMAGES, AND SYMBOLS

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Sollars/Texas Southern University
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

MODERNISM’S METAPHORS, IMAGES, AND SYMBOLS

Resistance: Crisis.Creation.Action.Critique, GLITS (Goldsmiths Literature Seminar) Interdisciplinary Conference, 9–10 June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths, University of London
contact email: 
resistance-glits@gold.ac.uk or inc@gold.ac.uk

Confirmed speaker: Alberto Toscano

Fantastic Narratives and the Natural World -September 30 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie University
contact email: 
fantasticnarratives@gmail.com

Fantastic Narratives and the Natural World

[Update] Gaiman and Feminism Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Claremont Graduate University
contact email: 
gaimanandfeminism@gmail.com

The editors of a secured critical anthology are seeking articles of around 4,000-6,500 words (including endnotes and references) discussing the work of Neil Gaiman in any medium -- including the comic

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