category: childrens literature

"Fanaticism: Recollections, Representations, Reactions" Louisville--March 25, 2011 (proposal deadline Jan 14, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Humanities Academics at University of Louisville (AHA)
contact email: 
ahalouisville@gmail.com

The PhD in Humanities (http://louisville.edu/humanities) and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville (ahalouisville.com) announces the annual University of Louisville G

[UPDATE] Revolution! A Regional Graduate Student Literature Conference. April 2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Christina Hauck, Department of English, Kansas State University
contact email: 
gs_litcon@ksu.edu

At our inaugural Kansas State University Regional Graduate Student Conference in Literature, we will explore the ways in which revolutions of all kinds have affected (and continue to affect) our disci

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE to JAN 15th! Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here

full name / name of organization: 
EGAD!/Federation Rhetoric Symposium
contact email: 
writingdemocracy@gmail.com

GOOD NEWS: Deadline has been extended to January 15, 2011.

Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here

[UPDATE] Rupture Symposium 6 June 2011 (abstracts due 1 February 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Division of English / Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
ruptureCFP@ntu.edu.sg

The Division of English at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in association with the Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences [CLASS], is organizing a one-day international postgraduate conference on the subject of “rupture” in literature on 6 June 2011.

SCMLA 2010-2011: Australasian Literature and Film Panel

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Nimmi.Jayathurai@mail.uh.edu

The SCMLA Australasian Literature and Film Panel welcomes submissions on topics related to its theme:

Re(vision)s and Inspirations: Space and Identity in Australasian Literature and Film

[Inter]sections Call for Papers and Peer Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
[Inter]sections, the peer-reviewed American Studies journal at the University of Bucharest
contact email: 
intersections@americanstudies.ro

[Inter]sections is the trimestrial peer-reviewed American Studies journal at the University of Bucharest.

[UPDATE]Perpetual Crisis: Defending the Humanities--Graduate Literature Conference (Proposals due 1/7/11; Conference 2/24-26/11)

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

University of Wisconsin-Madison Conference in Language and Literature (MADLIT)
English Dept. Graduate Student Conference
February 24-26, 2011

[UPDATE] Why Allegory Now?

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
whyallegorynow@gmail.com

A One-Day Interdisciplinary Conference hosted by the University of Manchester

The International Anthony Burgess Foundation
Friday April 1st 2011

Confirmed plenary speakers:
Prof. Jeremy Tambling, English and American Studies, University of Manchester
Dr. Roger Pooley, English, Keele University

UPDATE: Children's and Young Adult Literature and Culture (12/31/10; SW/TX PCA/ACA; 4/20/11-4/23/11)

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

Submission date extended to December 31, 2010

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

A Wizard of Their Age: Essays on Harry Potter (Deadline January 31.2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Cecilia Konchar Farr/Saint Catherine University
contact email: 
ckfarr@stkate.edu

Looking for excellent essays by 18-24-year-olds about the Harry Potter novels for an edited collection: A Wizard of Their Age: College Students Write About Harry Potter.

Memory and Representation Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Art History Association at the University of Oregon
contact email: 
cole4@uoregon.edu; koehler@uoregon.edu

The Art History Association of the University of Oregon is hosting its 7th annual student symposium, Memory & Representation, on Thursday and Friday April 21st and 22nd, 2011, at the Jordan Schnitzer

[UPDATE]Harriet Beecher Stowe at 200: Home, Nation, & Place in the 21st Century (Proposals due 1/15/11; Conference 6/22-25/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
contact email: 
inquiries: tchakkal@bowdoin.edu; proposals:marywearn@gmail.com

NEW PROPOSAL DEADLINE: January 15, 2011

A conference at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine

Call for Papers

[UPDATE/Extension] Luxuries of the Literary Mind: Readings of Commodity and Privilege

full name / name of organization: 
McGill Graduate Conference
contact email: 
mcgillconference2011@gmail.com

The deadline for McGill's Graduate Conference has been extended to January 14, 2011. The theme is luxury, commodity, privilege, and consumption in literature, film, and other texts and cultural artefacts.

We are honoured to be hosting Dr. George Toles (University of Manitoba) as our keynote speaker and to have secured a faculty address from Dr. Allan Hepburn (McGill).

Please find the call for papers below.

[UPDATE--DEADLINE EXTENDED] RAW MATERIAL. Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 19-20, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
neuegsa@gmail.com

Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
Call for Papers:

RAW MATERIAL

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ann Laura Stoler, The New School

[UPDATE] CFP: The Figure of the Author in the Short Story in English, 8-9 April 2011, Angers, France

full name / name of organization: 
Université d’Angers, France and Edge Hill University, U.K.
contact email: 
michelle.ryan-sautour@univ-angers.fr

The CRILA short story research group (JE2536) of the Université d’Angers, France, will be hosting an international conference in collaboration with Edge Hill University, U.K.

CFP -- "Mise-en-Scene: Crime" (_Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies_)

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

_Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies_
vol. 38, no. 1 (to be published March 2012; submissions due August 15, 2011)

"Mise-en-Scène: Crime"

The Mythological Dimensions of Neil Gaiman

full name / name of organization: 
Editors A. Burdge, J. Burke, K. Larsen: Kitsune Books
contact email: 
mythicdocwho@gmail.com

Submissions are sought for the forthcoming second volume of the critical essay series: The Mythological Dimensions to be published by Kitsune Books in 2012.

Literature and Translation

full name / name of organization: 
Australian Association for Literary Translation
contact email: 
arts-aalitra@monash.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Australasian Association for Literature (AAL), the Australian Association for Literary Translation
(http://home.vicnet.net.au/~aalitra/) and the Literature Research Unit, Monash University, are holding a conference on

Literature and Translation
Monash University (Caulfield Campus), Melbourne, 11-12 July 2011

Plenary speakers:

David Damrosch (Harvard University)
Andrew Benjamin (Monash University)

CFP: Images of Children and/or Childhood [deadline extended]

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

Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org), an online, peer-reviewed, international, interdisciplinary journal of children’s visual culture, seeks submissions for the spring 2011 issue (deadlin

Rupture Symposium June 6, 2011 (abstracts due February 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Division of English / Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
ruptureCFP@ntu.edu.sg

The Division of English at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in association with Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences [CLASS], is organizing a one-day international postgraduate symposium on the subject of “rupture” in literature on 6 June 2011.

Rupture Symposium 6 June 2011 (abstracts due February 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Division of English / Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
ruptureCFP@ntu.edu.sg

The Division of English at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in association with Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences [CLASS], is organizing a one-day international postgraduate symp

Eighteenth-Century English Literature (3/1/11; RMMLA, 10/6-10/8)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, Stephen Sweat (panel chair)
contact email: 
sweat@ucsc.edu

Announcing a call for papers for the Eighteenth-Century English Literature session(s) at the 65th annual Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference, Oct.

CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Performance Studies Focus Group - Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
jpc2143@columbia.edu

CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel

Video Games as Films/ TV and Vice Versa (essay abstracts due 15 January 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Michael Sommers and Gretchen Papazian/CMU
contact email: 
sommerspapazian@gmail.com

CFP: Video Games as Films and TV and Vice Versa: Media Translation, Narrative Adaptation, and Multiple Instantiations

Call for submissions to an edited collection requested by publisher:

Commitment

full name / name of organization: 
The department of Comparative Literature, UC Irvine
contact email: 
commitmentconference@gmail.com

The Graduate Students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine present an interdisciplinary graduate student conference on April 29th, 2011.
COMMITMENT

Forum Journal CfP: Issue 12 - Authenticity (Deadline 14 February 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Forum: The University of Edinburgh's Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

The idea of ‘authenticity’ assumes that a work can be ‘genuine’, ‘authoritative’, ‘legitimate’: rooted in fact or truth.

The Importance of Kitsch, deadline January 31, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the April 2011 edition of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the various intellectual, artistic, emotional, and political manifestations of kitsch in our time.

Undergraduate Humanities Research - Apollon eJournal

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Cohen / Berea College and Apollon eJournal
contact email: 
jasonecohen@gmail.com

Apollon eJournal invites college and university undergraduate students to help edit or get published in a new peer-reviewed digital humanities publication.

BORDERS (May 23-24, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Ege University, Faculty of Letters, Izmir, Turkey
contact email: 
egeius2011@gmail.com

The 2nd International Undergraduate Symposium, organized by the undergraduate students of Departments of English Language and Literature and American Culture and Literature, will be held on 23-24 May

[UPDATE] The Sincerest Form: Literary Imitation, Adaptation, and Parody

full name / name of organization: 
University of Notre Dame Department of English
contact email: 
jcreech2@nd.edu, rich.12@nd.edu

The Sincerest Form: Literary Imitation, Adaptation, and Parody
Notre Dame English Graduate Student Conference
University of Notre Dame
South Bend, Indiana
March 3-4, 2011

Update: Fun & Games, March 24-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Intra-Student Faculty Forum University of Michigan
contact email: 
CLIFF.umich@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS & Workshop Submissions

15th annual Comparative Literature Intra-Student Faculty Forum (CLIFF)
March 24-26 2011
University of Michigan- Ann Arbor

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Fun & Games

[UPDATE] Oklahoma State University English Conference

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

The English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) at Oklahoma State University, an organization of English graduate students and faculty members committed to promoting student academic development and s

Medieval Film/TV/Electronic Games Paper(s)

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

The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages is seeking a paper or papers to round out a session on medievalism in film, TV, or electronic games for the 2011 Plymouth State

March 18-19-- Family Matters: A Graduate Student Conference on Representations of the Family in Literature, Drama and Film

full name / name of organization: 
St. Bonaventure University--Olean, New York
contact email: 
BonaConference@gmail.com

Representations of the family in literature often come freighted with questions of cultural significance, economic arrangement, and political power.

[UPDATE] : "Borderlines": A Graduate Conference at the University of Maryland, College Park, March 11-12, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
geoconference@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED
Call for Papers:
4th Annual GEO Conference
“Borderlines”
University of Maryland, College Park
March 11-12, 2011

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