category: childrens literature

'Posthumanisms and the "Terror" of (Bio)Technologies' Proposals by 1 June 2010 (M/MLA 2010-Chicago-Nov 4-7)

full name / name of organization: 
2010 Midwest Modern Language Association Convention; Chicago; Nov. 4-7
contact email: 
maryanne.p.r.h.laurico@queensu.ca

[UPDATE] M/MLA - Chicago, Nov 4-7 '10 - Canada's Ghosts: The Spectors that Haunt and Terrorize Canadian Literature May 14th '10

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Languages Annual Conference - Permanent Panel - Canadian Literature
contact email: 
lee.bessette@gmail.com

Reminder - Deadline for Abstracts - May 14th, 2010.

[UPDATE] Sirens (women and fantasy) - 10/7/2010-10/10/10, deadline extended to May 10

full name / name of organization: 
Hallie Tibbetts / Narrate Conferences
contact email: 
programming at sirensconference.org


CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Sirens - deadline extended
Vail, CO
October 7–10, 2010
A conference on women in fantasy literature presented by Narrate Conferences, Inc.

Utopian Studies Society (Europe) 12th Interantional Conference 8-11/8/2011, deadline 31/3/2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cyprus
contact email: 
balaso@ucy.ac.cy

From the devastation of the Athenian polis during the Peloponnesian war to the decline of the Greek world in the era of the Stoics, from the enclosures of the commons under the Tudors to the religious

CFP: Images of Children and/or Childhood

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org)
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: Call for submissions to Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org)

Piracy - graduate conference - deadline June 1st - conference October 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University, Department of English
contact email: 
ddonatac@brandeis.edu

DEADLINE JUNE 1st!

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Piracy
Friday, 15 October 2010
Brandeis University
Department of English
Eighth Annual Graduate Conference

[UPDATE] Harriet Beecher Stowe Bicentennial Essay Collection (7/1/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip J Kowalski/Wake Forest University
contact email: 
philip.j.kowalski@gmail.com

Essays are still needed for the proposed collection of essays commemorating the bicentennial of Stowe's birth in 2011.

[UPDATE] -- Nation and the Mother Tongue(s) -- Due 4 May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Regina Yung Lee / PAMLA
contact email: 
ryung001@ucr.edu

CFP: Children's and Young Adult Literature and Culture (12/15/10; SW/TX PCA/ACA; 4/20/11-4/23/11)

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference
contact email: 
gypsyscholar@rgv.rr.com

Call for Papers Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture

Conference Dates:
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

CFP: New Writing; Creative and Critical Writing - International Journal (06/01/10)

full name / name of organization: 
New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@newwritingjournal.com

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New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory is open for submissions for Issue 7.3 (late 2010), and Volume 8 (2011 publication).

Modernist Masochisms (MSA 12: 11/10/2010-11/14/2010) EXTENDED DEADLINE 5/2/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Mitchell / City University of New York
contact email: 
mitchell.jen@gmail.com

Since Richard von Krafft-Ebing’s first clinical naming of “masochism” as a perversion located in men in 1890, masochisms and masochists have been approached through a variety of lenses: scientif

Society for Textual Scholarship Biennial International Interdisciplinary Conference March 16-18, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Textual Scholarship
contact email: 
mkirschenbaum@gmail.com

The Program Chair invites submissions devoted to interdisciplinary discussion of current research into particular aspects of textual work:

SW/TX Popular/American Culture Association Chicana/o Literature/Film/Culture Area

full name / name of organization: 
Jeanette Sanchez, Area Chair Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
jeannie8@u.washington.edu

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

[UPDATE] CFP: New German Review (New Deadline 5/20/10)

full name / name of organization: 
New German Review: A Germanic Studies Journal
contact email: 
ngr@humnet.ucla.edu

Celebrating 25 years in academic publishing, New German Review has been a medium for
graduate students, post-docs, and junior faculty to share their ideas with the academic
community worldwide.

[Updated] -- Nation and the Mother Tongue(s) -- NEW Deadline May 4, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Regina Yung Lee / PAMLA
contact email: 
ryung001@ucr.edu

The shape of nationalist fervor is drawn against a background of coherent visuals. But what if the mother tongue speaks in pluralities at the very origin of the nation?

[UPDATE] Popular Fiction

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

RECONSTRUCTION 11.3: POPULAR FICTION
Edited by Cameron Leader-Picone and Matthew Schneider-Mayerson

[UPDATE] --SAMLA 2010--(Re)Constructing the American West

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
engale@langate.gsu.edu

(Re)Constructing the American West

[UPDATE] Vexed by 19th-century fiction 6/1/10

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Haynsworth/University of South Carolina
contact email: 
haynswor@mailbox.sc.edu

Updating our earlier CFP, we've extended the deadline out of consideration for those beset by end-of-semester stress. Deadline is now June 1. Here's the full updated CFP:

CfP GLITS Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Research Conference: PARADOX (PROPOSAL EXTENSION 26 April; conference 26 June 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths College, University of London
contact email: 
paradox-glits@gold.ac.uk

Please note, the proposal deadline for the GLITS Goldsmiths Literature Seminar Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Research Conference has been EXTENDED to 26 APRIL 2010.

outh Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention (SAMLA): November 5 - 7, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
Tamayok@stjohns.edu

While we have many accounts of reading and the emerging middle class in eighteenth-century England, our understanding of literacy for domestic servants is less clear.

BSECS 40th Annual Conference 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
academic@bsecs.org.uk

BSECS 40th Annual Conference

Wednesday 5th – Friday 7th January 2011
St Hugh's College, Oxford, U.K.

"Emotions"

[UPDATE] Southern Literature and Popular Culture area MPCA-- Minneapolis

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

The Southern Literature and Popular Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Associat

Critical Explorations of the Sword and Sandal Film

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Cornelius
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Critical Explorations of the Sword and Sandal Film – Call for Papers

"Teaching Graphic Narrative in the Literature Classroom" (M/MLA 4-7 November 2010, Chicago, IL)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rls@fdu.edu

Increasingly comic books and graphic narratives/novels find their way onto literature syllabi.

Transgendered Oceania and Asia (Deadline: 5/4/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific-Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
tomokosnyder@gmail.com

PAMLA's 2010 Conference in Hawaii: Transgendered Oceania and Asia
(DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS EXTENDED: 5/4/10)

PANEL SESSION: Transgendered Oceania and Asia

Film Studies at PAMLA (Deadline Extended: 5/4/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific-Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
withsecretnoise@yahoo.com

ATTN: PAMLA's 2010 Conference in Hawaii: Film Studies Panel(s)
(DEADLINE EXTENDED: 5/4/10)

Aloha Concerned Cinema Citizens,

ImageTexT Special Issue: The Hernandez Brothers [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies
contact email: 
gonzalez.283@osu.edu

Call for Papers

ImageTexT Special Issue: The Hernandez Brothers

http://www.derekroyal.com/CFP-Hernandez.pdf

Letting the Vampire In (8/9 December) - Submission deadline: 5 May, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Ruhr-University Bochum
contact email: 
lettingthevampirein@gmx.de

This interdisciplinary conference focuses on the recent surge of the vampire motif in popular culture to explore both its causes and consequences in literary and visual representations, especially aiming to shed light on cultural conditions and media formats.

"Nature and Its Discontents," SAMLA Conference, Atlanta, 5-7 November, Deadline 1 June

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Azzarello, Southern University New Orleans
contact email: 
razzarello@suno.edu

SAMLA Conference

5-7 November 2010
Atlanta, Georgia

CFP: Nature and Its Discontents

Call for Papers: Eights Annual English Postgraduate Conference 'Creative Conflicts' Wed 30th June

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
k.j.z.elder@dundee.ac.uk

Wednesday 30th June 2010, 9.30am – 5.00pm
Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee

MAPCA -- Harry Potter Phenomenon Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular American Culture Association
contact email: 
RCu8598882@aol.com (Richard Currie)

Papers are sought that explore the Harry Potter phenomenon in terms of sparking adolescent reading and adolescent popular culture involvement.

MAPACA -- Children and Childhood Studies Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
bowman@camden.rutgers.edu (Vibiana Bowman Cvetkovic)

Children and Childhood Studies (CCS) is an area of study that focuses on the societal, cultural, and political forces which shape the lives of children and the concept of childhood.

ESEA 2010, University of Macau

full name / name of organization: 
English in South East Asia
contact email: 
esea2010@umac.mo

CALL FOR PAPERS
ESEA 2010

CONFERENCE TITLE: The 15th English in South East Asia Conference
SHORT TITLE: ESEA 2010

DATES: 9–11 December 2010
LOCATION: University of Macau, Macao SAR

Romance and Colonial Conflicts in Literature by Women

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa M. Thomas / University of California, San Diego
contact email: 
lmthomas@ucsd.edu

PAMLA (the Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association) is having a conference Nov. 13-14 2010 at Chaminade University in Honolulu, Hawaii.

2nd Global Conference: Bullying and the Abuse of Power (November 2010: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
bully2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Bullying and the Abuse of Power

Monday 8th November – Wednesday 10th November 2010
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

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