category: childrens literature

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

1st Global Conference: Performance - Visual Aspects of Performance Practice (November 2010: Czech Republic)

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

1st Global Conference
Performance: Visual Aspects of Performance Practice

Thursday 11th November – Saturday 13th November 2010
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

CFP: READING THE SUSPECT: INTERPRETATIONS AND AESTHETICS 14th Annual Work-in-Progress Conference University of Queensland, Austr

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, Media Studies and Art History, University of Queensland
contact email: 
wipconference2010@gmail.com

The 14th annual Work-In-Progress Conference will address interpretations of the suspect from disciplines within the Humanities and take place on 30th-31st July 2010 at the University of Queensland, Br

1st Global Conference: Making Sense Of Suffering (November 2010: Prague, Czech Republic)

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

1st Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Suffering

Thursday 11th November – Saturday 13th November 2010
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

CFP: New German Review

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Germanic Languages-UCLA
contact email: 
ngr@humnet.ucla.edu

Call for Submissions

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

Women's & Gender Studies Session Proposals, 2011 NeMLA, April 7-10, New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

Northeast Modern Language Association
2011 Annual Convention
New Brunswick, NJ April 7-10

CALL FOR WOMEN’S & GENDER STUDIES SESSION PROPOSALS

Modernist Masochisms (MSA 12: 11/10/2010-11/14/2010)

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

Call for Articles: Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Olson
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Edited Collection: Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema

Call for contributions to Starlight and Shadows: Images of Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema. [tentative title]

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

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

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

Aloha Concerned Cinema Citizens,

English Literature (1700 to present), Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (DEADLINE April 5)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephani Pierce/San Francisco State University
contact email: 
ssp@sfsu.edu

PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) is the western regional affiliate of MLA. The 2010 conference will take place November 13-14 at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

[UPDATE] Call For Papers,Academic Exchange Quarterly

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Exchange Quarterly, Fall 2010, Volume 14, Issue 3,
contact email: 
lkhammad@yu.edu.jo

Academic Exchange Quarterly
Fall 2010, Volume 14, Issue 3
AEQ is calling for papers on the following special section.
Focus:
* What is culture? How important is it in teaching literature?

English Literature (1700 to present), Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (DEADLINE April 5)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephani Pierce, San Francisco State University
contact email: 
ssp@sfsu.edu

PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) is the western regional affiliate of MLA. The 2010 conference will take place November 13-14 at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

[UPDATE] Reflections on Identity: Images in Multi Ethnic American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association/MELUS Panel/Lucy R. Littler
contact email: 
llittler@fsu.edu

In keeping with the 2010 SAMLA convention theme, the “Interplay between Image and Text,” the MELUS panel seeks papers examining how images and/or the relationship between images and literary texts

7th Global Conerence: Making Sense Of Dying and Death - Care, Dying and the End of Life (November 2010, Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dd7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Dying and Death:
Care, Dying and the End of Life

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

Call for Papers

CfP GLITS Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Research Conference: PARADOX (proposals due 16 April; conference 26 June 2010)

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

Keynote speaker: Christopher Norris

Representations of Terrorism in Spain (MLA Jan2011)-deadline extended to March 30

full name / name of organization: 
Kyra A. Kietrys/Davidson College
contact email: 
kykietrys@davidson.edu

This Special Session explores representations of domestic and international terrorism in contemporary Spanish literature (including juvenile), film, and popular culture.

Harry Potter MPCA/ACA (proposals due April 30; conference Oct. 1-3, 2010)

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

The Harry Potter area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association invites panel and paper proposals for its annual conference.

North Korean Comics & Animation

full name / name of organization: 
ImageText
contact email: 
fenkli@newpaltz.edu & sboluk@ufl.edu

CFP: A special issue of ImageTexT
North Korean Comics & Animation

Editors: Heinz Insu Fenkl & Stephanie Boluk

[Update] Childrens Lit Panel “Picturing Oceania and the Pacific," November 13-14, 2010, at Chaminade University, Honolulu, HI

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA, Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sabahi.monica@gmail.com

The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is hosting its 108th Annual Conference, on Saturday and Sunday, November 13-14, 2010, at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Peer English 6

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Ben Parsons/ University of Leicester
contact email: 
bp62@le.ac.uk

Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621) is a refereed academic journal, now in its fifth year, published by members of the School of English at the University of Leicester.

[UPDATE] -- PAMLA 2010: Nation and the Mother Tongue(s); abstracts 5 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Annual Conference, 13-14 November 2010 (Chaminade U., Honolulu, HI)
contact email: 
Regina Yung Lee, UC Riverside <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?

M/MLA - Chicago, Nov 4-7, 2010 - Canada's Ghosts: The Spectors that Haunt and Terrorize Canadian Literature (May 14th, 2010)

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

Over 30 years ago, the essay, "Haunted by Lack of Ghosts: Some Patterns in the Imagery of Canadian Poetry," by Northrope Frye appeared.

American Literature After 1865, PAMLA 2010 (deadline April 5)

full name / name of organization: 
Sarita Cannon, San Francisco State University
contact email: 
sncannon@sfsu.edu

PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) is the western regional affiliate of MLA. The 2010 conference will take place November 13-14 at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Disability and the American South --- SAMLA 2010, Atlanta (11/5/10-11/7/10); Deadline May 1

full name / name of organization: 
Scott St. Pierre
contact email: 
Scott.St.Pierre@montgomerycollege.edu

Proposals are invited for a panel on disability and the American South at the 2010 South Atlantic Modern Language Association convention in Atlanta.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED Atlantic World Literacies: Before and After Contact--October 7-9, 2010 (abstracts due APRIL 2, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Atlantic World Research Network, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
awrn@uncg.edu

For this international, interdisciplinary conference, we seek papers that explore how different kinds of literacy, broadly defined, developed around the Atlantic Rim

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