The International Committee of the Children’s Literature Association is planning a special focus panel on Korean children’s literature, to be presented at the 47th Children’s Literature Association Conference. This conference will be held in Bellevue, Washington, and hosted by the University of Washington from June 18 through 20, 2020.
We are looking for one or two more presenters to join the second Gothic Panel at PAMLA.
We invite proposals for papers dealing with Gothic literature, culture, and film. This session welcomes proposals on a wide variety of topics, with particular consideration granted to papers that explore gothic children's literature or that engage with the 2019 conference theme of "Send In the Clowns." Possible foci might include adaptations, audience/reception studies, children's gothic, and emotional portrayals in relation to the Gothic.
November 14-17, 2019
Wyndham San Diego Bayside, San Diego, CA
The Workshop Age | Narratives will take place
October 11 and 12, 2019 in Frankfurt
Department for American Studies & Department for Children’s and Young Adult Literature Research
Organisation: Linda Hess and Anika Ullmann
Call for Papers:
Children’s literature and young adult literature are literary genres that emanate from age as a
category of difference. Discourses of age are central with regard to the production and reception as
well as the marketing and distribution of children’s and young adult literary media. Furthermore,
conflicts of age, attributions of age, and the focus on age-specific problems form typical motifs and
We are pursuing two more chapters to round out our edited volume on the intersection of children’s/youth agency in fantasy. Chapters must be fully constituted and directly reference theories and research from the social studies of children/youth and/or children’s geographies, particularly that which attends to agency (of course, in addition to whatever other published work in your discipline that contributes to your central arguments). Chapters should use fantasy popular cultural forms as sources of analyses – these may include television, cartoons, films, novels, toys, comic books/graphic novels, advertising, storytelling/folklore, fashion, art, video games, etc.
CFP / Essay Contest
Empire and Children’s Literature
Empire Studies, an open-access online magazine, invites essays for a special issue on specific topics within a broad consideration of “Empire and Children’s Literature.”
We are looking for student-friendly, jargon-free essays,
1600-2000 word count. The winning essay will receive a prize of $300,
three runners-up will be awarded $100.
All four selected essays will be published on the Empire Studies site.
EILÍS DILLON 1920–94:Exploring Irish Childhoods /An Irish writer in her time CENTENARY CONFERENCE.
Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. 6–7 March 2020 in association with the School of English, Trinity College Dublin.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: DECLAN KIBERD
CALL FOR PAPERS (First-Come, First-Served Extended Deadline Period)
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference
Thursday, November 14, 2019 to Sunday, November 17, 2019, Wyndham San Diego Bayside Hotel, San Diego, California
Our Round Table at the 2020 Northeast Modern Language Association Convention in Boston assembles elements of these literary dialogues and brings them into conversation with cultural conversations that emerged as a new decade began a half-century ago, in 1970.
Call for Papers for Afterlives of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
51st Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association
Boston Marriott Copley Place, in Boston, Massachusetts, from 5-8 March 2020
Paper abstracts are due by 30 September 2019
Session organized by Michael A. Torregrossa, The Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Matter of Britain
Hosted by the USC School of Law and Criminology
University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia
Drawing the Human: Law, Comics, Justice, seeks to examine the role of comics, graphic novels and graphic art in constituting as well as critiquing law, rights and justice as they relate to and extend beyond the human.