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GCO Comics Conference 2022 Exploring the In-Betweens: Comics in Flux

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 7:18pm
University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 18, 2022

GRADUATE COMICS ORGANIZATION COMICS’ CONFERENCECALL FOR PAPERS 2022 Exploring the In-Betweens: Comics in FluxUniversity of FloridaMay 20th-22nd, 2022 (Gainesville, FL) Deadline for Submissions: February 18th, 2022 The Graduate Comics Organization at the University of Florida, Gainesville now invites proposals to our 18th annual conference: “Exploring the In-Betweens: Comics in Flux.” Our hybrid conference will be held virtually over Zoom and in-person from May 20th-22nd, 2022. We welcome applicants from all stages of their careers to submit papers addressing any aspect of the conference topic.

Comics Arts Conference San Diego

updated: 
Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 10:03am
Comics Arts Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

The Comics Arts Conference is now accepting 100 to 200 word abstracts for papers, presentations, and panels taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in sequence) for a meeting of scholars and professionals at Comic-Con International, in San Diego, CA, July 21–24, 2022.  We seek proposals from a broad range of disciplinary and theoretical perspectives and welcome the participation of academic and independent scholars.  We also encourage the involvement of professionals from all areas of the comics industry, including creators, editors, publishers, retailers, distributors, and journalists.  The CAC is presently scheduled to take place in person, and presenters should not submit proposals if they do not plan to attend physical

The Child of the Future, Call for Paper Proposals Deadline for submission: January 5th, 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, January 11, 2022 - 7:29am
University of Cambridge
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 12, 2022

The Child of the Future Call for Paper ProposalsDeadline for submission: January 5th, 2022 University of Cambridge, St John's College | Thursday June 30th – Friday July 1st, 2022 "...the symbiont children developed a complex subjectivity composed of loneliness, intense sociality, intimacy with nonhuman others, specialness, lack of choice, fullness of meaning, and sureness of future purpose." (Haraway, 2016, Staying With The Trouble, p.149)  After living through a once-in-a-generation pandemic, whilst in the midst of a slowly-evolving climate crisis, our expectations about what the future of humanity will look like have been called into serious question.

Configurations of Friday

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2022 - 3:34pm
ESSE 16 conference, Mainz, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

Call for seminar presentation proposals at the 16th ESSE (European Society for the Study of English) conference (Mainz, Germany, 29 August-2 September 2022)

Children of Climate Crisis

updated: 
Friday, January 7, 2022 - 8:41pm
Childhood and Youth Studies Caucus Sponsored Panel- ASA(American Studies Association) 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 14, 2022

How do children respond to a “roof on fire?” What can young people teach us about the future when the world is ending?

The Children and Youth Studies Caucus invites participants examining children’s experiences of and responses to climate change. Our discussion may address the following questions:

-What is the role of the child within climate change movements?

-How do young people articulate climate crisis, imagine and enact environmental change or simply survive a changing world?

-How are the young people of New Orleans and Louisiana addressing climate crisis and environmental disaster?

-Transnationally, what strategies of survival and change are children and young people enacting in their communities?

Religion, Faith and the Fantastic

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:29am
Inklings Gesellschaft für Literatur und Ästhetik e.V.
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

Often drawing from religious mythology, fantastic literature has been intricately linked to religious themes since before the mid-twentieth century, when Lewis wrote The Chronicles of Narnia, a religious allegory (although he insisted that it was not), and Tolkien formulated his understanding of fantasy as a sub-creation. In His Dark Materials (1995-2000), Philip Pullman creates a New Eve and imagines a frail deity no longer in control. A myriad of fantastic fiction — such as Terry Pratchett's Hogfather (1996) and Neil Gaiman's American Gods (2001) — also looks at the displacement or immigration of old gods as well as the creation of new ones.

MLA 2023: Histories of Childhood and Medicine

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:29am
Mary Gryctko / Northeastern University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

This panel investigates the centrality of childhood to the rapidly changing medical and scientific landscape of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, an era that saw the development of Darwin’s theories of evolution, the rise of wide-spread support within the scientific community for eugenics, and the medicalization of birth, of neurodivergence, and of gender and sex. Papers will interrogate how various scientific/medical discourses used actual children as subjects, and how these discourses relied on the imagined figure of the child to bolster scientific claims around “naturalness,” plasticity, race, and gender, and to justify invasive medical practices performed on both children and adults.

CFP Mouse’s Monsters at PCA: Further Examples of Monsters and the Monstrous in the Worlds of Disney (PCA Vitual 2022)

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Wednesday, December 22, 2021 - 3:58pm
Michael A Torregrossa / Monsters & the Monstrous Area of Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 21, 2022

The Mouse’s Monsters at PCA: Further Examples of Monsters and the Monstrous in the Worlds of Disney

Sponsored Session Proposed for the 2022 Virtual Conference of the Popular Culture Association

Sponsored by the Monsters & the Monstrous Area and the Disney Studies Areas of the Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association for PCA’s Disney Studies Special Topic Area.

Virtual event: 13-16 April 2022.

Proposals are due by 21 January 2022.

 

Children and Youth Studies Caucus Sponsored Session - ASA 2022 (American Studies Association)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 1:27pm
Mary Zaborskis and Brie Owen
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 14, 2022

Drawing on the ASA conference theme “The Roof is on Fire,” this session invokes the phenomenon of book burnings to launch a broader conversation about the politicization of children’s media and the category of childhood itself — especially in debates about what materials children can and cannot encounter in domestic, institutional, and public spaces. For example, how is childhood being deployed in the targeted disinformation campaigns over Critical Race Theory?

CALL FOR PAPERS: “We’re Going Virtual”: A Children’s Literature Association Quarterly Special Issue

updated: 
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 9:06am
Kyle Eveleth / Otterbein University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

The concept of virtual worlds, while not new, has become a normalized part of 21st-century consciousness in the wake of the worldwide novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Once a realm reserved for playful escape, “dissolv[ing] the constraints of the anchored world so that we can lift anchor—not to drift aimlessly without point, but to explore anchorage in ever-new places” (Heim, 1993), virtual spaces have taken center stage in our everyday lives. Our meeting places, our workplaces, our places of learning, even the places where we unite to break bread have shifted from the physical realm to the virtual.

Black Spaces in International Children's Literature

updated: 
Monday, November 15, 2021 - 6:32pm
International Research in Children's Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 1, 2022

Special Issue of International Research in Children’s Literature:

Black Spaces in International Children’s Literature

 

Volume 17, Issue 1, 2023

 

Many Doors to Fantastica: The Neverending Story & the Education of the Imagination

updated: 
Friday, November 12, 2021 - 1:01pm
Sean C. Hadley, Jeremy Scarbrough, Josh Herring / McFarland Press
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 10, 2021

Many Doors to Fantastica: The Neverending Story & the Education of the Imagination

 

Call for Papers: Edited Collection on The Neverending Story

Edited by Sean C. Hadley, Jeremy Scarbrough, Josh Herring

 

Fairy Tales at virtual PCA conference (April 13-16, 2022). Abstract deadline: December 5, 2021

updated: 
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 7:49pm
Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 5, 2021

The Fairy Tales Area of the Popular Culture Association (PCA) seeks paper presentations and panels for the annual conference, to be held online from April 13-16, 2022. We are looking for projects that think broadly and diversely about fairy tales throughout the world. We particularly seek papers focused on pedagogical uses of fairy tales at all levels and in all fields, discussions of folkloric shifts from oral to literary to visual (filmic, artistic, etc.) versions of tales, and creative pieces that retell or critique fairy tales or use the tales to comment on some aspect of culture or history.

Call for Papers and Multimodal Student Projects for ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 7:48pm
ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

ImageText: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies, a peer-reviewed journal published quarterly,is seeking submissions of articles and multimodal student projects for its thirteenth volume. This open-access, online journal advances the academic study of an emerging and diverse canon of imagetexts, including—but not limited to—comic books and strips, graphic novels, animations, illustrated fiction, picture books, zines, and other media that blend images and texts in complex ecologies.

Myth and Fairy Tales at SWPACA 2022- Extended Deadline!

updated: 
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 1:54pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 14, 2021

Call for Papers– DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Myth and Fairy Tales

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

43rd Annual Conference, February 23-26, 2022

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 14, 2021

 

Sustaining Black Lives: Ecological Imaginaries in African American Books for Young Readers (ChLA22)

updated: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021 - 9:49am
Samira Abdur-Rahman
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 5, 2021

We are seeking panelist proposals for the accepted Children’s Literature Association (ChLA 2022) conference panel “Sustaining Black Lives: Ecological Imaginaries in African American Books for Young Readers.” The theme of this year’s conference is “City in the Forest” and will take place in Atlanta Georgia from June 2nd-4th in Atlanta, Georgia. This panel seeks papers that correlate race and gender with Black sustainability issues like environmental inequity and global migration. We invite papers on subject matters ranging from realist literature to fantasy and science fiction, from the twentieth century to the twenty-first, from American-born to immigrant authors.

"City in a Forest": Children's Literature Association 2022

updated: 
Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 12:19pm
Children's Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 5, 2021

“We pass under the shade of the magnolias and red oaks that sprout everywhere in Atlanta. Trees easily outnumber residents.”
                                                                                                             –
The Downstairs Girl (2019) by Stacey Lee

 

Call for submission

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:42pm
Faculty of Women for Arts and Science and Education
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 11, 2021

Violence against Women (VAW)" Special Issue of the International Journal of Childhood and Women's Studies deadline for submissions: November 1, 2021 full name / name of organization: Faculty of Women for Arts, Science & Education, Ain Shams University contact email: IJCWS_journal@women.asu.edu.eg 

Call for papers

"Violence against Women (VAW)"

Special Issue of the International Journal of Childhood and Women's Studies

ISSN: 2682-4361 (print) & E-ISSN 2682-437X (online)

 

The International Journal of Childhood and Women’s Studies (IJCWS)

updated: 
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 5:06pm
Faculty of Women for Arts, Science & Education, Ain Shams University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 11, 2021

Call for Submissions

 

The Faculty of Women for Arts, Science and Education is pleased to announce the launch of its newest peer-reviewed academic journal, an international Journal of Childhood and Women's Studies (IJCWS), open for submission for the first issue, April 2021!  IJCWS is published quarterly (January, April, July and October), beginning in April 2021. Its official languages are Arabic, English, and French.

The journal now welcomes submissions via the on-line portal (http://ijcws.journals.ekb)

David Foster Wallace Society Panel at NEMLA 2022

updated: 
Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 6:50pm
The International David Foster Wallace Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

The International David Foster Wallace Society are accepting papers for panel at the 53rd NeMLA, which will take place between March 10-13, 2022 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront in Baltimore, Maryland.

We are seeking submissions related to any aspect of Wallace’s fiction or nonfiction. Paper topics may include but are not limited to:

Children and Political Conflict

updated: 
Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 6:49pm
The Critical Childhoods and Youth Studies Collective (CCYSC)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021

We are excited to announce the CCYSC Blog Theme for October and November 2021: "Children and Political Conflict".

 

The impact of political conflict has been widely understood in terms of destruction to property, casualties and displacement. Changing trends in the nature of conflicts suggest that conflicts are more often protracted and occur increasingly in populated civil areas. (Save the Children International, 2018). As a result, the consequences are now being seen beyond the damage to tangible properties and bodies, through  intangible psychosocial impact. 

CFP Classics Illustrated: Adaptation and Appropriation in the Comics (9/30/21; NeMLA Baltimore 3/10-13/2022)

updated: 
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 11:15am
Michael A Torregrossa / Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

CFP: Classics Illustrated: Adaptation and Appropriation in the Comics

Sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture

For the 53rd Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association

To convene at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, Baltimore, Maryland, from 10-13 March 2022

Proposals due by 30 September 2021

 

Children's Literature in Place

updated: 
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 11:12am
Zeljka Flegar Longwood University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Call for Papers

_Children's Literature in Place: Surveying the Landscapes of Children's Culture_ (an edited collection)

Deadline for abstract submissions: December 1, 2021

Contact: Željka Flegar, flegarzn@longwood.edu; Jennifer Miskec, miskecjm@longwood.edu

Mixed-Race/YA Lit Panel Proposal for MELUS 2022

updated: 
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 11:09am
Nancy Carranza / UC Riverside
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 11, 2021

Proposed Panel for MELUS 2022

March 23-27, 2022

New Orleans, LA

 

Panel Title: Mixed Awakenings: Reckoning with Multiraciality in Young Adult Literature

GIFCon 2022: Fantasy Across Media

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:19pm
Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic, University of Glasgow
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 3, 2021

The Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic is pleased to announce a call for papers for Glasgow International Fantasy Conversations (GIFCon) 2022 with the theme of 'Fantasy Across Media'.

 

Call for Papers (Edited Collection): Teaching with Fairy Tales

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:08pm
Heather Powers
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

Call for Papers (Edited Collection): Teaching with Fairy Tales

 

Teaching with Fairy Tales is a collection of essays that discuss the many ways to use fairy tales and folklore in classrooms at all levels. We are soliciting contributions of chapters focusing on classroom uses for fairy tales and/or folklore in any field. While lessons for any level of education are welcome, activities that can be adapted to more than one age group are preferred. 

Essays should be 6,000-8,000 words, MLA format. Priority will be given to submissions that have not been published elsewhere.

This peer-reviewed, edited collection will be published by McFarland (expected publication 2023). 

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