category: childrens literature

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

[UPDATE] Bridging the Gaps, Minding the Context Postgraduate Conference, 17th-18th March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Universidade de Vigo
contact email: 
bridging-the-gaps@uvigo.es

Bridging the Gaps, Minding the Context is a conference hosted by and designed for PhD and Postgraduate students.

[UPDATE] Civil War Literature Panel, American Literature Association (ALA 2011 May 26-29, Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Crowell
contact email: 
crowell2@illinois.edu

Despite the Civil War’s lasting impact on popular culture in the U.S., the literature of the Civil War period remains an understudied area of nineteenth-century American literary studies.

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 kind have affected (and continue to affect) our discip

Empowerment and the Sacred: An Inter-disciplinary Conference, University of Leeds, 24th - 26th June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Shivani Rajkomar and Lori Shelbourn, University of Leeds
contact email: 
organisers@empowermentandthesacred.com

2nd Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft für Fantastikforschung

full name / name of organization: 
Gesellschaft für Fantastikforschung
contact email: 
lars.schmeink@uni-hamburg.de

EUROFAN: New Directions of the European Fantastic After the Cold War

Second Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft für Fantastikforschung (GFF)

Shakespeare on Film, TV, and Video / Deadline: Dec 15!!

full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
kellirmarshall@gmail.com

CFP: SHAKESPEARE ON FILM, TELEVISION, AND VIDEO

PCA/ACA & SW/TX PCA/ACA
Joint Conference, San Antonio, TX
April 20-23, 2011
http://www.swtxpca.org

Submission deadline: December 15, 2010

[UPDATE] April 2,3 The Graduate Conference of Celebration and Criticism at the University of Wyoming, Laramie.

full name / name of organization: 
Steven Norton, University of Wyoming www.uwappreciates.com
contact email: 
snorton2@uwyo.edu

Announcing the call for papers for a graduate conference on appreciation and critique: on April 2nd and 3rd, 2011.

[UPDATE] Re-production [Mar 4-5, 2011], Deadline [Jan 15, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Graduate Student Organization, Binghamton University
contact email: 
re.production2011@gmail.com

Call for papers
Re-production
Binghamton University Comparative Literature Graduate Conference
Binghamton, NY
March 4 and 5, 2011

Composing Live(s): Writing the Self and the Other within the Disciplines - March 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association
contact email: 
MEGAAblog@gmail.com

The 8th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association Symposium

Composing Live(s): Writing the Self and the Other within the Disciplines

[UPDATE] Transformations deadline December 30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association [HERA]
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

HERA (Humanities Education and Research Association) is exploring
Transformations that occur in four groupings or "streams"; transformative

International Conference on Psychology and the Arts, Denmark, Roskilde University near Copenhagen, June 22-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
PsyArt Foundation
contact email: 
agordon@ufl.edu

We are pleased to announce that the International Conference on Psychology and the Arts will be held at Roskilde University, Denmark, close to Copenhagen, June 22-26, 2011.

International Symposium "Children and Childhood in the English Renaissance" / Univ. of Siegen (Germany) / 10-11 February 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Universitaet Siegen / Anglistik II
contact email: 
am.englit-si@muelleranja.eu AND drenkov@anglistik.uni-siegen.de

Despite the fact that the terms “child” and “childhood” have inspired scholars of various disciplines and ages, the representation of childhood in the time of the English Renaissance remains a

Ravenna is online

full name / name of organization: 
http://www.oscholars.com/Ravenna/ravennahub.htm
contact email: 
luca.caddia@katamail.com

Ravenna (ISSN 2045-5127) is an online interdisciplinary journal devoted to the relationship between nineteenth-century Britain and Italy.

Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis: Transformative

full name / name of organization: 
2011 West Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
contact email: 
vuccl [at] ymail.com

http://vanguardccl.wordpress.com/

2nd Global Conference: Revenge - Probing the Boundaries (July, 2011: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
rev2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Revenge - Probing the Boundaries

Saturday 16th July 2011 - Monday 19th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

Free Books for Review - No Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal/ Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

Are you interested in receiving a free book from the publisher in exchange for writing a thorough 1,200-1,600 word review of the book?

Sound and Unsound: Noise, Nonsense, and the Unspoken. April 1-3, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Virginia Graduate English Student Association
contact email: 
gesaconference2011@gmail.com

Seeking submissions for a graduate conference on the roles of sound and sense in creating meaning. Abstracts due January 21st, 2011.

[UPDATE] Book Reviews – Mind/Body Relationships -- New Deadline - 1-18-11

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal, Temple University
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Mind/Body
Relationships -- Special Issue

Writers' Festival, Feb 17-19 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
contact email: 
drjessicahooten@gmail.com

Writers Festival, Feb 17-19
http://academics.umhb.edu/writersfestival/

Children and Childhood in the English Renaissance 10.-11.2.2012, University of Siegen

full name / name of organization: 
University of Siegen
contact email: 
drenkov@anglistik.uni-siegen.de

Despite the fact that the terms “child” and “childhood” have inspired scholars of various disciplines and ages, the representation of childhood in the time of the English Renaissance remains a

The Right to Vote and the Writing of Voice (Seminar at the AIS) deadline 12.10.2010

full name / name of organization: 
ASSOCIATION FOR ISRAEL STUDIES (AIS) [June 13-15 2011]
contact email: 
yd297@nyu.edu

Oklahoma State University English Conference, "Transforming Words," March 4-5, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Oklahoma State University 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

CFP - Special Journal Issue, "Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation"

full name / name of organization: 
Forum for World Literature Studies
contact email: 
graphic.engagement@gmail.com

The journal Forum for World Literature Studies will be publishing a special issue devoted to politics and visual literature.

A hundred years of Peter and Wendy International Conference (Deadline 15 January) (14-15 March)

full name / name of organization: 
Complutense University of Madrid - Faculty of Philology
contact email: 
congresopeterpan@gmail.com

Even if by its very nature Peter Pan has become the symbol of timelessness, this character’s history has very specific origins and will by 2011 literally come of age.

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