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UPDATE: Adolescent Medievalism (2/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:32pm
Lorretta Holloway

Working Title--Adolescent Medievalism: The Middle Ages Packaged for Children and Young Adults

As stated in our initial CFP, we are interested in abstracts on how the Middle Ages has been and is presented to young people. This focus includes not only literature written specifically for older children and adolescents but also historical fiction, textbooks, and other texts that address the Middle Ages or use medieval motifs. We have many fine abstracts but have noticed specific gaps that need filling.

CFP: Children's Literature Society of the American Literature Association (1/15/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:15pm
dorothy.g.clark_at_csun.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: Children’s Literature Society of the American Literature Association

The Children’s Literature Society of the ALA seeks abstracts for two panels on children’s literature for the American Literature Association Conference to be held May 25-28, 2006, at The Hyatt Regency in San Francisco, CA.

With the location of this year’s conference in mind, The Children's Literature Society panels deal with exploring innovation and re-envisioning of narrative and gender in children's literature.

"Radical Change": Narrative Innovations in American Children's Literature

CFP: Shakespeare and the Cultures of Childhood, 1807-2007 (1/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:05pm
Kate Chedgzoy

2007 sees the two-hundredth anniversary of the first publication of two
books that have played distinctively significant roles in the mediation
of Shakespeare for children, and the reception of his works by them:
Charles and Mary Lamb's Tales from Shakespeare, and Henrietta Bowdler's
The Family Shakespeare (revised by her brother Thomas a decade later).
As guest-editors of a cluster of essays in the December 2006 issue of
the new Routledge journal Shakespeare, we wish to take this anniversary
as an opportunity to reflect on some of the meanings and consequences of
Shakespeare's global travels through the cultures of childhood over the
last two hundred years.

UPDATE: Thoreau Featured at Carson Conference (1/19/06; 6/13/06-6/16/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Barbara Klein

Franklin Burroughs, author and conservationist, has been added to the
program of featured speakers for the Fourth NEW-CUE Writers' Conference
and Workshop in honor of Rachel Carson in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, in
June, 2006. Burroughs' work has been included in publications such as
the Kenyon Review, Harper's Magazine, The American Scholar and the
Georgia Review, and he has won critical acclaim for his two books Billy
Watson's Croker Sack and Horry and the Waccamaw.

CFP: Childhood in the City (UK) (1/17/06; 8/30/06-9/1/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Kraftl Peter

Royal Geographical Society-Institute of British Geographers Annual International Conference 2006
'Global social justice and environmental sustainability'
30 August - 1st September 2006
at the Royal Geographical Society with IBG, London

Call for Papers:
Childhood in the City
Sponsored by Urban Geography Research Group

 **PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A CALL FOR PAPERS FOR A SESSION AT A BROAD INTERNATIONAL GEOGRAPHICAL CONFERENCE, NOT FOR A STANDALONE CONFERENCE**

Convenors: John Horton, Owain Jones, Peter Kraftl and Faith Tucker

 

CFP: Love Potions in Harry Potter (1/2/06; LUMOS, 7/27/06-7/30/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:21pm
Melissa D. Aaron

Panel or a roundtable on love potions in Harry Potter, especially on
their importance in *Half Blood Prince.* Short presentations sought
on different aspects of Love Potions. Examples might be Love Potion
Ethics, Love Potion Mechanics, how love potions in HP relate to
"real" historical/cultural love spells and potions, and Love Potions
and the fandom (aka "shipping.")

Email me by January 2nd if you are interested.

Some information from the Lumos website:

CFP: Enfance/Childhood (grad) (2/17/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
revfront_at_post.queensu.ca

Appel: Revue Frontenac Review
Eté 2006 : numéro 20 : « Enfance »

Nous invitons les étudiant-e-s gradué-e-s à soumettre un article écrit en
français ou en anglais pour notre prochain numéro intitulé « Enfance » -
terme que nous définissons comme la période s'achevant aux alentours de
l'age 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.

CFP: New Directions in Children's Literature (3/15/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Michelle A. Abate

 
Call for Papers: New Directions in Children's Literature

 

Children's Literature Discussion Circle

South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference

 November 10th - 12th, 2006

Charlotte, NC

 

Possible topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

CFP: Children's Literature at the Edge (3/31/06; 7/13/06-7/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 10:24pm
Clare Bradford

Call for Papers
Children's Literature at the Edge: New texts, new technologies, new
readings, new readers

7th International Conference of the Australasian Children's
Literature Association for Research (ACLAR) Melbourne, Australia
13-14 July 2006.

We welcome abstracts which address the theme. Papers can address, but
are not limited to, the following:

* Emerging genres of children's literature
* Changing styles of narrative
* New technologies and their effects on texts
* Traditional forms with a new twist
* New scholarly directions
* Cultural shifts and children's texts
* New versions of older texts
* Marketing newness

CFP: Potter as Bibliotherapy (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 11:22pm
A. Mary Murphy

<>The following call for papers is for a pre-approved special topic
session to be included as part of the RMMLA annual conference to be held
in Tucson, Arizona, October 12-14, 2006. Presenters must be current in
2006 RMMLA dues by April 1. Presenters also are required to pay the
applicable convention registration fee. Information may be found at
rmmla.wsu.edu.

UPDATE: Children's and Young Adult Literature and Culture (12/1/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:33pm
Diana Dominguez

 
New Abstract Deadline December 1, 2005
 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 27th Annual
Conference
Albuquerque, NM February 8-11, 2005
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710
 
For further details regarding the conference (listing of all areas, hotel,
registration, tours, etc.) please visit the developing website:
 
http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/
 
Any aspect of Children's or Young Adult Literature (traditional or
contemporary) and/or Children's/YA popular culture issues – television,

UPDATE: Medieval Children 1200-1500 (UK) (12/31/05; 6/17/06-6/18/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 2:18pm
Li Ju Tsai

(Please help circulate this email.)

Dear Colleagues,

The Canterbury Centre for Medieval and Tudor Studies, University of Kent =
at Canterbury, UK, is hosting an interdisciplinary conference: Medieval =
Children 1200-1500, on 17-18 June 2006. Keynote and featured speakers =
include Prof. Nicholas Orme (History, Exeter, UK), and Prof. Peter =
Beidler (English, Lehigh, US).

CFP: Regional Book Awards in Children's Literature (no deadline noted; ChLA, 6/7/06-6/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:12pm
Carol Vogt

    Prepare and plan to be a panel member at the ChLA (Children's Literature
Association) conference at California State University at Northridge on June
7 to 11, 2006. The topic is: Regional Book Awards such as the Golden Sower
Award from Nebraska. Compare and contrast books from your geographical area
that are nominees for the regional award or have won the award/honor medal.
Interested persons should contact Carol Vogt at carolvogt_at_earthlink.net.
Respond promptly.

Feel free to contact me for further information. Thank you for your
assistance in this matter. Carol Vogt

CFP: Passing As Feminist (grad) (12/5/05; 2/17/06-12/18/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
tracy-wendt_at_utulsa.edu

CFP: Passing As Feminist (grad)(12/5/05; 2/17/06-12/18/06)

English Graduate Student Conference
The University of Tulsa
"Passing and Questions of Legitimacy"
Call for papers for panel "Passing As Feminist"

UPDATE: Children's Lit Association Conference (11/30/05; 6/8/06-6/11/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
jackie e stallcup

Please excuse cross-posting as I wish to get this out as widely as
possible.

UPDATE: Please note the NEW SITE for this conference! We are still in
the greater Los Angeles area, but the conference will be held
in MANHATTAN BEACH at the Manhattan Beach Marriott.

Deadline is approaching for proposals: November 30, 2005

Transformations
Children's Literature Association's 33rd Annual Conference
Manhattan Beach, California
June 8-11 2006

CFP: 19th-Century American Children's Lit (12/18/05; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:49pm
Monika Elbert

Submissions are invited for a proposed collection of essays on
nineteenth-century American children's literature and cultural
contexts. How is the social milieu embedded in children's fiction or
non-fiction? The following topics are suggestions, but the list is not
meant to be exhaustive.

UPDATE: Comics and Childhood (12/1/05; 2/24/06-2/25/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:53am
Cathlena Martin

    Updated Call for Papers: "Comics and Childhood"

 Fourth Annual University of Florida Comics Conference

      Gainesville, FL
      February 24-25, 2006.

Updated Deadline for Abstracts: December 1, 2005.

The University of Florida's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is
pleased to announce the 2006 UF Conference on Comics: "Comics and
Childhood," which will be held in Gainesville, Florida, on February
24-25 2006.

Confirmed guest speakers include Bill Willingham, Nate Powell, and
Charles Hatfield.

CFP: Children's and Young Adult Literature and Culture (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:32pm
Diana Dominguez

 
CFP: Children's and Young Adult Literature and Culture (11/15/05; SW/TX
PCA/ACA; 2/8/06-2/11/06)
 
Abstract Deadline November 15, 2004
 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 27th Annual
Conference
Albuquerque, NM February 8-11, 2005
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710
 
For further details regarding the conference (listing of all areas, hotel,
registration, tours, etc.) please visit the developing website:
 
http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/
 
Any aspect of Children's or Young Adult Literature (traditional or

CFP: The Fantastic in Children's and Young Adult Literature (11/30/05; 3/15/06-3/19/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:34pm
Christine Mains

The Fantastic in Children's and Young Adult Literature and Art
Drawn by the Fantastic
27th Annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
March 15-19, 2006
Wyndham Ft. Lauderdale Airport Hotel
Dania, Florida

Guest of Honor: Charles Vess
Guest Scholar: M. Thomas Inge
Special Guest Writer: Kathleen Ann Goonan

Deadline for Submissions: November 30, 2005

CFP: Comics and Childhood (10/7/05; 2/24/06-2/25/06)

updated: 
Saturday, September 10, 2005 - 4:40pm
Cathlena Martin

    Call for Papers: "Comics and Childhood"

      Fourth Annual University of Florida Comics Conference

      Gainesville, FL
      February 24-25, 2006.

Deadline for Abstracts: October 7, 2005.

The University of Florida's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is
pleased to announce the 2006 UF Conference on Comics: "Comics and
Childhood," which will be held in Gainesville, Florida, on February
24-25 2006.

CFP: Literature for Children and Adolescents (11/1/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Saturday, September 10, 2005 - 4:39pm
Kraver, Jeraldine

CFP: Literature for Children and Adolescents

=20

College English Association National Conference

Reading the Regions / Writing the Regions / Teaching the Regions

San Antonio, Texas, April 6-8, 2006

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Deadline for all proposals: October 15, 2005

=20

We invite papers/panels on Literature for Children and Adolescents for=20

the 37th Annual meeting of the College English Association. Members of
CEA are a collegial bunch, and we welcome participation by folks outside
English and by graduate students. This year's conference theme is
Regions.=20

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CFP: Dime Novels/Pulps/Juvenile Series (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2005 - 10:03am
Leslie Fife

**** CALL FOR PAPERS ****

 

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

Joint Annual Conference

 

Atlanta Marriot Marquis

Atlanta, Georgia - April 12-15, 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.

 

CFP: Medieval Children (UK) (1/31/06; 6/17/06-6/18/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2005 - 4:21pm
clt4_at_kent.ac.uk

Please kindly forward this CFP as widely as you can.
 
CALL FOR PAPERS
Medieval Children: 1200-1500
17 (Saturday) -18 (Sunday) June 2006 (will include Friday the 16th if necessary)
 
Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Derek Brewer (English, Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge)
Prof. Nicholas Orme (History, University of Exeter)
 
The Canterbury Centre for Medieval and Tudor Studies, University of Kent at Canterbury, United Kingdom, is hosting an international conference on Medieval Children 1200-1500.
 
Foregrounding interdisciplinarity, CCMTS welcomes papers employing any literary, historical, art-historical, demographic, or anthropological approaches and source materials.
 

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