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CFP: Children and Political Activism (3/1/07; MLA)

updated: 
Sunday, February 4, 2007 - 6:54pm
Jennifer Miskec

MLA 2007
CFP: Children and Political Activism

Inspired by the work of Susan Bartoletti's Kids on Strike and Growing up in
Coal Country, this panel seeks submissions examining children's texts
(fictional, non-fictional, photographic, etc.) depicting children taking
political action and/or texts that are designed to inspire child readers to
take up direct political action.

These texts, marketed to children, might include representations of radical
children demanding their rights or fighting for particular causes.

Abstract Deadline: 1 March 2007
Send 1-2 page abstracts or 8-page papers to:

Dr. Jennifer Miskec
Christopher Newport University
jennifer.miskec_at_cnu.edu

OR

CFP: Nostalgia and Children's Literature (3/13/07; SAMLA, 11/9/07-11/11/07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:40pm
Julie Sinn

Past Pleasures: Nostalgia and Children's Literature

Children's Literature Discussion Circle =97 Call For Papers
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Conference
November 2007
Atlanta, Georgia

In order to examine children's literature through the lens of nostalgia,
possible topics include, but are not limited to, the following options:

CFP: Children in Adult Literature (3/7/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:39pm
Cannady, Laurie J.

"A New Angle of Ageism: Examining the Presence and Function of Children
in Adult Literature" is a special session which will be proposed for the
MLA 2007 Conference to be held in Chicago on December 27-30.

CFP: American Poets Writing about / Writing for Children (3/15/07; PAMLA, 11/2/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
svonkco_at_netzero.net

"American Poets Writing for / Writing about Children"

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference, November
2007, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA (one hour north of
Seattle)

Paper proposals are sought for an approved special session at PAMLA's
2007 annual conference.

CFP: The Cat in the Hat at 50 (3/1/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
Philip Nel

THE CAT IN THE HAT AT 50: BEGINNER BOOKS COME OF AGE
Session at the Modern Language Association's annual meeting in
Chicago, December 27-30, 2007.
Sponsored by the MLA's Children's Literature Division.

CFP: Japanese 'Cute' Children's Culture 1995-Now (3/1/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:18pm
jaimy mann

Modern Language Association (MLA) 2007

Chicago -- December 27-30

Children=92s Literature Division

Japanese =91Kawaii=92/=91Cute=92 Children=92s Culture 1995-Now

             =93Cute,=94 as we now commonly conceive of it, originated =
in =20
the U.S. in the late 19th century. Japanese =93kawaii=94 is a quite =20
recent import altering and adding to =93cute=94 in a variety of ways. =20=

Contemporary Japanese artists creating animated feature length films, =20=

CFP: Children's Literature & Modernism (4/1/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, January 6, 2007 - 10:59pm
Karin Westman

CHILDREN'S LITERATURE & MODERNISM

Special Issue, CHILDREN'S LITERATURE ASSOCIATION QUARTERLY

Stream of consciousness, fragmentation, multi-media experimentation,
multiple perspectives, cityscapes, shifting boundaries of time and
space, making it new, recycling the old. Modernism pursues new ways of
seeing -- and often through the pages of children's literature.

This special issue of _Children's Literature Association Quarterly_
invites submissions on any aspect of children's literature during the
modernist period, 1890-1945. Topics may include:

CFP: Current Approaches to Children's Literature (3/16/07; SCMLA, 11/1/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Saturday, January 6, 2007 - 10:59pm
Susan Stewart

Call for papers for SCMLA, November 1-3, 2007, Memphis, Tennessee

Session Theme: Current Approaches to Children's Literature

Description: The Children's Literature Session of South Central MLA (SCMLA),
welcomes proposals for papers examining contemporary or "current" and
innovative approaches to children's and adolescent literature. Methods
might include concepts such as abjection, postcolonialism, multiculturalism,
feminisms or other applicable treatments.
 
Deadline: March 16, 2007

Please submit your abstracts to Session Chair:
         Susan Louise Stewart
         Department of Literature and Languages
         Texas A&M University-Commerce
         Commerce, TX 75429

CFP: Enfance - Childhood (2/16/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, December 11, 2006 - 11:27pm
revfront_at_post.queensu.ca

REVUE FRONTENAC REVIEW

Appel (renouvellement)
Eté 2007 : numéro 20 : « Enfance »

Suite à notre appel de l'année dernière pour ce même numéro 20, nous
renouvelons notre demande afin de recevoir davantage d'articles. Nous
invitons les étudiant-e-s gradué-e-s à soumettre un article écrit en
français ou en anglais pour ce numéro intitulé « Enfance » - terme que
nous définissons comme la période s'achevant aux alentours de l'âge de
treize ans.

Les travaux soumis pourront adopter toutes sortes d'approches critiques et
théoriques. Ils ne devront pas dépasser 20 pages et le format devra
impérativement suivre la norme MLA.

UPDATE: Children's Literature Association International Conference (India) (1/15/07; 3/26/07-3/28/07)

updated: 
Saturday, December 9, 2006 - 11:58pm
Anto Thomas

FIRST INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S LITERATURE CONFERENCE IN INDIA:
  "The Child and the Fantastic: Readings in children's fantasy literature",
  Children's Literature Association India (CLAI) International Conference
  Hotel Trichur Towers, Thrissur, Kerala, Southern India
  March 26, 2007 to March 28, 2007
  Conference Organizer, Anto Thomas, St. Thomas College, Calicut University, Kerala, India
   

CFP: Harry Potter and Family/Community Connections (1/31/07; 7/12/07-7/15/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 10:57pm
Victoria Breeden

CALL FOR PAPERS/PEOPLE: Enlightening 2007
Philadelphia, PA
July 12-15, 2007
A Harry Potter Camp for Families presented by Bonding over Books

Enlightening 2007 (E7) is the world's first Harry Potter Camp for Families. Sponsored by Bonding over Books, E7 will include a mix of serious academic exploration of J.K Rowling's text, interactive events and competitions for families to engage in together, and workshops in
which participants learn and practice how to contribute to the fandom.

CFP: Sectus 2007: An Unofficial Harry Potter Conference (1/31/07; 7/19-22/07)

updated: 
Sunday, November 26, 2006 - 3:25am
Ian Hunter

SECTUS 2007 - AN UNOFFICIAL HARRY POTTER CONFERENCE
Park Crescent Conference Centre, London, UK.
Thursday 19th July - Sunday 22nd July 2007=20

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CALL FOR PAPERS

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Sectus 2007 offers attendees the opportunity to celebrate the tenth
anniversary of J.K. Rowling's series at a major fandom conference to be
held in the heart of London

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The main focus of the conference will be on the Harry Potter series, the
fandom and its many areas of interest. Suggested topics for
presentations include, but are by no means restricted to:

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UPDATE: Special Panel on Children's and Young Adult Literature (11/30/06; CEA, 4/12/07-4/14/07)

updated: 
Sunday, November 26, 2006 - 1:54am
Kraver, Jeraldine

SPECIAL PANEL ANNOUNCEMENT CHILDREN'S AND ADOLESCENT LITERATURE

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Please consider joining us at the COLLEGE ENGLISH ASSOCIATION ANNUAL
MEETING in New Orleans this April 12-14.

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Our conference theme this year--so appropriate to our location--is
"Empathy and Ethics."=20

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You might consider in terms of the following broad issues:

How do we respond to difficult circumstances? Do we always act in right
ways-according to some ethical imperative or ideal? Do we care if we do?

We encourage consideration of these and other questions related to the
conference theme:

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CFP: Children's Literature Association (India) (12/10/06; 3/26/07-3/28/07)

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:15am
Anto Thomas

“The Child and the Fantastic: Readings in
children’s fantasy literature”
Children's Literature Association - India (CLAI) first
international conference will be held from March 26,
2007 to March 28, 2007 at Trichur Towers Hotel,
Thrissur, Kerala, Southern India.

UPDATE: "New Worlds, Lost Worlds": Discovery, Change, and Loss in Literature (grad) (11/15/06; 3/10/06-3/11/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:15pm
Meredith Donaldson Clark

**Please note: the previously advertised conference is a graduate =
conference**

=93New Worlds, Lost Worlds=94: Discovery, Change, and Loss in Literature
McGill University, Montr=E9al
13th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature
March 10-11, 2007

The English Graduate Students Association of McGill University is =
pleased to=20
announce its 13th annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature, =
and=20
is seeking panel and paper proposals on the theme =93New Worlds, Lost =
Worlds=94:=20
Discovery, Change, and Loss in Literature. The conference will be held =
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Montr=E9al, Canada on March 10th-11th, 2007.

Call for Panels and Papers

CFP: Children's Literature and Fantasy (11/30/06; 3/14/07-3/18/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:15pm
Joe Sutliff Sanders

Organization web site:

http://www.iafa.org

*March 14-18, 2007 *

Wyndham Fort Lauderdale Airport Hotel

The International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (ICFA) has a
special division for the literature of children and young adults. Please
consider submitting a proposal on any text (print, multi-media, painting,
film, etc.) intended for children and written in the broad mode of the
fantastic (including magical realism, high fantasy, science fiction,
cyberpunk, ghost stories, folk tales and other traditional literatures,
etc.).

CFP: Children's and Young Adult Literature (11/30/06; CEA, 4/12/07-4/14/07)

updated: 
Monday, November 6, 2006 - 1:38am
Kraver, Jeraldine

SPECIAL PANEL ANNOUNCEMENT CHILDREN'S AND ADOLESCENT LITERATURE

=20

Please consider joining us at the COLLEGE ENGLISH ASSOCIATION ANNUAL
MEETING in New Orleans this April 12-14.

=20

Our conference theme this year--so appropriate to our location--is
"Empathy and Ethics."=20

=20

You might consider in terms of the following broad issues:

How do we respond to difficult circumstances? Do we always act in right
ways-according to some ethical imperative or ideal? Do we care if we do?

We encourage consideration of these and other questions related to the
conference theme:

=20

CFP: Children in/and Literature in the Long 18th Century (10/15/06; SCSECS, 2/22/07-2/24/07)

updated: 
Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:56am
Sara Beam

I am inviting proposals for the panel "Childhood and Children's Literature in the Long Eighteenth Century" at the 2007 South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies conference to be held in Tulsa, OK, February 22-24, 2007. The panel welcomes papers that address portrayals of children in literature, pedagogical texts for children, childhood literacy, issues of censorship/editing in texts designed for children, etc. during the Restoration and eighteenth century. For more information on the conference, visit scsecs.net. Please send proposals to Sara Beam at <sara-beam_at_utulsa.edu> by October 15, 2006.

CFP: Harry Potter (2/1/07; 8/2/07-8/5/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Maddy

Prophecy 2007: From Hero to Legend
August 2-5, 2007
Toronto
http://www.prophecy2007.org

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Prophecy 2007 is an academic symposium about the Harry Potter series by J.K.
Rowling. We are seeking proposals for a variety of educational programming,
including presentations, discussion panels, round tables, workshops and
poster sessions addressing topics relevant to the books and/or the fan
community. Possible topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

UPDATE: Dime Novels/Pulps/Juvenile Series (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Leslie Fife

**** CALL FOR PAPERS ****
   
  Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
  Joint Annual Conference
   
  Boston Marriot Copley Place
  Boston, Massachusetts
   
  April 4-7, 2007
   
  UPDATED Submission Deadline: 3 November 2006
   
  The PCA Dime Novels, Pulps, and Juvenile Series Books division invites interested parties to submit papers for presentation. Papers may cover (but are not limited to) any aspect of the following topics: authors, major characters, themes, readership, bibliography or research methods, social commentary, early genre forms, special collections, and matters of gender, race, class, image or attitude.
   

UPDATE: Children's Television (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Leslie Fife

2007 NATIONAL CONFERENCE
  OF THE POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION
  and AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
   
  April 4-7, 2007
   
  Boston Marriott Copley Place
  Boston, Massachusetts
   
  Children's Television Area
   
  UPDATED Submission Deadline: 3 November 2006
   
  The "Children's Television" Area of the Popular Culture Association invites interested scholars to submit papers on any aspect of Children's Television Programs. Possible topics include, but are not limited to: representations of literature, educational aspects, critical perspectives, historical examinations, or discussions regarding the place of children's television in, or influence on, popular culture.
   

CFP: Power &amp; Children's Literature (Japan) (1/31/07; 8/25/07-8/29/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 3:20pm
Yuko ASHITAGAWA

IRSCL 18th BIENNIAL CONGRESS--CALL FOR PAPERS:
(International Research Society for Children's Literature)

The 18th Biennial Congress is to be held in August 25-29 2007 in Kyoto,
Japan.
Now, proposals are invited for papers, panels and posters exploring the
2007 IRSCL conference theme:

POWER AND CHILDREN'S LITERATURE: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

CFP: Harry Potter Conference (UK) (1/31/07; 7/19/07-7/22/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 3:19pm
Sectus Programming

SECTUS 2007 – A HP FANDOM CONFERENCE

Park Crescent Conference Centre, London, UK.
Thursday 19th July – Sunday 22nd July 2007

CALL FOR PAPERS

Sectus 2007 offers attendees the opportunity to celebrate the tenth
anniversary of J.K. Rowling's series at a major fandom conference to
be held in the heart of London.

The main focus of the conference will be on HP fandom and its many
areas of interest. Suggested topics for presentations include, but are
by no means restricted to:

- Science and technology:
Can science be said to exist in the Wizarding World, and if so, how
far does it reflect our real-world knowledge? Is magic bound by the
laws of physics?

CFP: Spanish Language Children's and Young Adult Literature and Culture (11/15/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA; 2/14/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:57pm
Lidia.Diaz_at_UTB.edu

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CFP: Spanish Language Children's and Young Adult Literature and Culture
(11/15/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA; 2/14/07-2/17/07)=0D
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Abstract Deadline November 15, 2006=0D
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Please note =96 this CFP asks for papers/presentations to be delivered in
Spanish=0D
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Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 28th Annual
Conference=0D
Albuquerque, NM February 14-17, 2007=0D
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque=0D
330 Tijeras=0D
Albuquerque, NM 87102=0D
Phone: 1.505.842.1234=0D
Fax: 1.505.766.6710=0D
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For further details regarding the conference (listing of all areas, hotel=
,
registration, tours, etc.) please visit the conference website:=0D

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