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

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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)

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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)

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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
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Abstract Deadline November 15, 2006=0D
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Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 28th Annual
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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=
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registration, tours, etc.) please visit the conference website:=0D

CFP: A Lacan Primer (10/5/06; Narrative, 3/15/07-3/18/07)

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Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 3:48pm
Kelly McGuire

CFP: A Lacan Primer (10/5/06; Narrative '07, 3/15/07-3/18/07)

Society for the Study of Narrative Literature
2007 International Conference on Narrative
Washington D.C.
March 15-18 2007

A Lacan Primer: Children's Narrative Through Lacan, Lacan through
Children's Narrative

CFP: Romanticism and the Child as Liberator (UK) (11/17/06; NASSR, 7/26/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:10pm
Chapin.L_at_gmc.edu

Please post as follows:
 
CFP: Romanticism and the Child as Liberator (11/17/06; NASSR (UK)7/26/07)
  

This proposed session of the 2007 combined NASSR/BARS Conference at the University of Bristol invites a study of the child in Romantic literature as a liberator or symbol of liberty. How has the child been represented as one to liberate adults, the oppressed, the Other? How has the child been symbolized in this way differently by male and female writers? The theme of the conference is "Emancipation, Liberation, Freedom." Send 300-word abstracts by e-mail to Lisbeth Chapin (Gwynedd-Mercy College) at: chapin.L_at_gmc.edu by November 17, 2006.

UPDATE: Re-Evaluating Gender in Children's Literature (Ireland) (12/1/06; 2/23/07-2/24/07)

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2006 - 1:26pm
Padraic Whyte

Please note date of conference is 23 and 24 of February 2007 and not 2006 as in
the first CFP.

IRISH SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE

5th Annual Conference

'Re-evaluating Gender in Children's Literature'

23 and 24 FEBRUARY 2007

Venue: Church of Ireland College of Education, Rathmines, Dublin 6

Call for Papers
Proposals are welcome relating to the above and associated topics, including in
the areas of poetry, drama, and film for children. Proposals relating to
masculinities will be especially welcome.

CFP: Re-Evaluating Gender in Children's Literature (Ireland) (12/1/06; 2/23/07-2/24/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:01am
Padraic Whyte

IRISH SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE

5th Annual Conference

'Re-Evaluating Gender in Children's Literature'

23 and 24 FEBRUARY 2006

Venue: Church of Ireland College of Education, Rathmines, Dublin 6

Call for Papers
Proposals are welcome relating to the above and associated topics, including in
the areas of poetry, drama, and film for children. Proposals relating to
masculinities will be especially welcome.

Proposals of 300 words should be sent to:
 Celia Keenan, St Patrick's College, Drumcondra, Dublin 9, Ireland.
Email : celia.keenan_at_spd.dcu.ie
(Subject line should clearly indicate 'ISSCL Proposal')
to arrive no later than 1 December 2006

CFP: Dime Novels/Pulps/Juvenile Series (11/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:42pm
Leslie Fife

**** CALL FOR PAPERS ****
   
  Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
  Joint Annual Conference
   
  Boston Marriot Copley Place
  Boston, Massachusetts - April 4-7, 2007
   
  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.
   

CFP: The Child and the Book (Turkey) (10/15/06; 3/31/07-4/1/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:42pm
Anthony Pavlik

CALL FOR PAPERS
THE CHILD AND THE BOOK
CHILDREN'S LITERATURE: LOST IN TRANSLATION
30 MARCH – 1 APRIL 2007, BOGAZICI UNIVERSITY, ISTANBUL, TURKEY

Papers are invited for the fourth annual The Child and the Book conference
to be held at Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, from March 30 - April
1, 2007.

CFP: Children's TV (11/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Sunday, July 9, 2006 - 1:29pm
Leslie Fife

    2007 NATIONAL CONFERENCE
  OF THE POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION
  and AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
   
  April 4-7, 2007
   
  Boston Marriott Copley Place
  Boston, Massachusetts
   
  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: educational aspects, critical perspectives, historical examinations, or discussions regarding the place of children's television in, or influence on, popular culture.
   

CFP: Picture Books and Children's Comics: Semiotics of Text and Image (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/06-3/4/06)

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2006 - 10:26pm
Vanessa Raney

38th Annual NeMLA Convention, 1-4 Mar. 2007, Baltimore, MD
Panel: Picture Books and Children's Comics: Semiotics of Text and Image
Chair: Vanessa Raney, Michigan State University

If we follow the argument that comics are for children, then what
distinguishes them from picture books? In the last decade, a newer focus on
the semiotics of picture books has begun to inform scholarship on comics.

Yet, for comics specifically written for children, do these reflect similar
patterns as found in picture books? If not, where do children's comics
diverge to be grouped along with comics intended for adults?

CFP: Children and Childhood Section of MAPACA (6/15/06; MAPACA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Saturday, May 27, 2006 - 5:27pm
Vibiana Bowman

<>Call for Papers for Children and Childhood Studies Section of The
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association 2006 Annual Conference
in Baltimore, Maryland, October 27-29, 2006

The MAP/ACA is a regional division of the Popular and American Culture
Associations, which are, in the words of Popular Culture Association
founder Ray Browne, "multi-disciplinary associations interested in new
approaches to the expressions, mass media and all other phenomena of
everyday life."

 From the MAP/ACA home page: http://webhosting.its.psu.edu/mapaca/

CFP: Children and Performance in Early Modernity (4/21/06; RSA, 3/22/07-3/24/07)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Laurie Shannon

Children and Performance in Early Modernity
Renaissance Society of America Conference, Miami 2007

The Duke Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies is sponsoring a
session on children in the contexts of early modern performance. We are
seeking abstracts for papers that consider any aspect of this subject --
court culture, children's companies, public performances, and private
environments. Ideally we would like to assemble a session that touches
on the implications and conditions of child actors from a variety of
cultural settings and in a variety of modes (theater, music, dance, etc.).

CFP: Phoenix Rising: A Harry Potter Symposium (11/1/06; 5/17/07-5/21/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 4, 2006 - 3:02pm
Sharon Goetz

CALL FOR PAPERS: Phoenix Rising
New Orleans, LA
May 17-21, 2007
A Harry Potter Symposium presented by Narrate Conferences, Inc.

Phoenix Rising, an interdisciplinary _Harry Potter_-themed symposium to
take place May 17-21, 2007, in New Orleans, Louisiana, seeks papers,
panels, interactive workshops, roundtable discussions, and other
presentation formats suitable for an audience of academics, students,
professionals, and fans.

CFP: Children's Literature (4/30/06; MPCA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 31, 2006 - 12:09pm
Sorby, Angela

Papers engaging with any aspect of children's literature and culture are invited for possible presentation at the Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association meeting in Indianapolis, Oct. 27-29, 2006. Specific panels are likely to include GLOBAL GIRLHOOD and CHILDREN'S MATERIAL CULTURE, but all topics will be considered. Fully-assembled panels of 3-4 participants are also welcome. Please send 250 word abstracts by April 30 to Angela Sorby, Area Chair, angela.sorby_at_mu.edu.
Website: http://www.mpcaaca.org

CFP: Harry Potter (6/1/06; MAPACA, 10/17/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 31, 2006 - 12:09pm
RCu8598882_at_aol.com

Abstracts and proposals on the Harry Potter phemomenon are sought for the
Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture Association/ American Studies Association October
17-29 2006 in Baltimore, Md. I am interested in the cultural affect of the
kinds of apparel, spin-off stories and the generaal enthusiaism for J .K.
Rowland's series found even among adult but also children. Deadline June 1 to Richard
Currie at RCu8598882_at_aol.com or Currie_at_postbox. csi. cuny. edu

CFP: Children's Classics (4/15/06; MMLA, 11/9/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
g-gurujal_at_northwestern.edu

Mr. Toad, Wolf Larsen, Heidi, Phileas Fogg, Ichabod, Sherlock, Anne, Alice, Tweedledum, Tweedledee,
Jacob Marley, Dr. Moreau, Long John Silver: in what ways do such literary characters and their
distant cousins endure? How were these classics in dialogue with other canonical works? Were
authors like Wilde and Eliot--in texts like The Selfish Giant or Old Possum's Book of Practical
Cats--at liberty to engage the imagination in alternative ways in material purportedly "for
children"? Have mediated versions of such characters replaced the mythical divinities in the
"public imagination?" How can we engage critical, historical, linguistic, or dialectical analyses

CFP: Boys, Girls, Birds and Beasts: Gender Construction and Animals in Children's literature (3/30/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm
Tali

"Boys, Girls, Birds and Beasts: Gender Construction and Animals in
Children's literature"
2006 MLA Convention
Philadelphia, December 27-30, 2006

This special session will examine how the companionship of animals
guides and influences and/or determines children's socialization and
emotional and sexual development in literature for children and young
adults.

Please send abstracts electronically by March 30th to:

Ms. Tali Noimann
tnoimann_at_honorscollege.cuny.edu

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Ms. Chamutal Noimann
CUNY Graduate School & University Center
Honors College
365 Fifth Ave.
NYC, NY 10016
(718)768-4752
tnoimann_at_honorscollege.cuny.edu

CFP: Cultural Roundup in Children's Literature (3/15/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:44pm
Johnson, Joanna W

Call for Papers
South Central Modern Language Association
Dallas 2006 - "Cultural Roundup"
  
"Cultural Roundup in Children's Literature"
  
The Children's Literature Division of the SCMLA invites paper proposals
for the 2006 meeting to be held October 26-28 in Dallas, Texas. In
keeping with the conference theme "Cultural Roundup," this panel
welcomes proposals for papers on the topic of culture with attention to
gender, religion, race, ethnicity, and adolescence.
  
For more information about membership in the SCMLA or the upcoming
meeting in Dallas, please visit the SCMLA web site at
http://www.ou.edu/scmla.
  

CFP: Harry Potter: The Fantastic and the Fantasy (4/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-10/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 12:28am
Dr. Peggy Huey

The six volumes of the Harry Potter series are filled with both fantasy and
things we can describe as fantastic. This session is designed to explore
those elements in more depth. Please submit a proposal of no more than 250
words by 4/1/06 to phuey_at_ut.edu (please put "SAMLA" in the subject line) or
by mail to Dr. Peggy J Huey, Box 53F, University of Tampa, 401 W. Kennedy
Blvd., Tampa, FL 33606.

CFP: New Directions in Children's Geographies (UK) (3/31/06; 9/7/06-9/8/06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
Kraftl Peter

Dear all, please find below a CFP for a Children's Geographies (and
Children's Studies) conference at The University of Northampton in
September of this year.

Call for Papers

NEW DIRECTIONS IN CHILDREN'S GEOGRAPHIES

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7th and 8th September 2006

Centre for Children and Youth

The University of Northampton

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Convenors:

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Faith Tucker, John Horton, Peter Kraftl, Sarah Armstrong

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Themes:

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