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No(bodies): Ghost Children in Juvenile Literature (15 March 2011)

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Monday, February 7, 2011 - 2:44pm
ChLA Sponsored Session for MLA 2012 Conference

ChLA Sponsored Session for MLA 2012 Conference

No(bodies): Ghost Children in Juvenile Literature

This panel seeks to explore the figure of the ghost child in children's and young adult literature. Trapped in a permanent state of childhood/adolescence, the ghost child, through its lack of body, does not physically mature, thereby experiencing a stasis that is both tragic and frightening; however, in many texts the ghost child undergoes some type of transformation that allows it to "grow up" in perhaps alternative ways. Papers might consider, but are not limited to, what the ghost child suggests about the following:

Call for Applications for the Position of Editorial Assistant(s) to JVC Online

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Sunday, February 6, 2011 - 10:14am
Lisa Hager

Journal of Victorian Culture
Editorial Assistant(s) and Postgraduate Publication Opportunities

The Editorial Board of the Journal of Victorian Culture (JVC) is pleased to invite applications from doctoral or recent postdoctoral researchers in the field of Victorian Studies for the position of Editorial Assistant(s) to the JVC Online.

The Editorial Assistants will play a significant role in editing and developing content for the newly-launched JVC Online, which provides a stimulating forum for news, reviews, and short articles complementing our highly-regarded journal issues.

Book Prize call for submissions (March 15)

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Friday, February 4, 2011 - 1:51pm
Canadian Association for American Studies

The Canadian Association for American Studies would like to call for submissions for the first annual Robert K. Martin Prize for the best monograph written by a current member of the CAAS. This year's prize will be for books published with a copyright date of 2010. The postmark deadline for submission is 15 March 2011.

All current members and those who join in advance of the deadline are eligible. Membership information can be found at our website: .

'Churchll Now: 21st Century Caryl Churchill' International Symposium

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Friday, February 4, 2011 - 11:12am
Dr Sian Adiseshiah University of Lincoln UK

Confirmed keynote speakers:

Professor Elaine Aston (Lancaster University)
Professor Mary Luckhurst (University of York)

Caryl Churchill is now considered a world-leading playwright. Her work spans fifty years and is significant both for its incisive intervention into the political and philosophical issues of the day as well as its continual rejuvenation of dramatic form.
This one-day symposium takes place at the end of a weeklong Caryl Churchill Festival. Discussion will be focused around the significance of Churchill's work in the 21st century. Papers will be 20 minutes. Topics may include the following:

CFP: Monsters and the Monstrous 9 (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

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Friday, February 4, 2011 - 10:08am
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net

9th Global Conference
Monsters and the Monstrous

Saturday 10th September – Tuesday 13th September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers
This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary project seeks to investigate and explore the enduring influence and imagery of monsters and the monstrous on human culture throughout history. In particular, the project will have a dual focus with the intention of examining specific 'monsters' as well as assessing the role, function and consequences of persons, actions or events identified as 'monstrous'. The history and contemporary cultural influences of monsters and monstrous metaphors will also be examined.

CFP: Gender and Love (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

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Friday, February 4, 2011 - 8:37am
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net

1st Global Conference
Gender and Love

Monday 19th September – Wednesday 21st September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers
The study of gender is an interdisciplinary field intertwined with feminism, queer studies, sexuality studies, postcolonial studies, and cultural studies (to name just some relevant fields).

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