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Gen(d)eration: Gender and Construction of Subjectivity

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:24pm
Durham University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 10, 2019

We are delighted to announce the interdisciplinary workshop “Gen(d)eration: Gender and Construction of Subjectivity”. The event is funded by the Durham Centre for Academic Development (DCAD) and will take place at Durham University on 10 May 2019.

The workshop will focus on the interconnections between gender and cultural studies (literature, art, history, philosophy, social sciences, etc.) and will be looking at how the construction of gender is connected to, and interwoven with, writing, capitalism, globalization, trauma, therapy, ethics, transformation and autopoiesis, to name a few.

Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

Gender and Capitalism

Diverse Destinies/Dystopias

updated: 
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 8:51am
Kaylee Jangula Mootz/ Co-Sponsored by Children's Literature Association and the Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

MLA 2020 Panel CFP  

Co-Sponsored by Children’s Literature Association and Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States

Non-Guaranteed

 

 

Panel Title:

Diverse Destinies/Dystopias

 

Vision and Sight in Children’s Literature and Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:16pm
Kate Slater
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

MLA 2020: Vision and Sight in Children’s Literature and Culture
Non-guaranteed session co-sponsored by the Children’s and Young Adult Literature forum and the Disability Studies forum 

CFP: Epistemologies and Graphic Narratives: Making and Communicating Knowledge in Hybrid Forms

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 12:27pm
ICLA Research Committee on Comics Studies and Graphic Narrative
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 4, 2019

The history of hybrid forms, defined as textual and visual products that combine and integrate multiple types of symbolic elements, extends back to ancient times. Our current category of graphic narrative, as constructed in the Centre Belge de la Bande Dessinée, Scott McCloud’s Understanding Comics, and Thierry Groenstein’s Système de la Bande Dessinée, participates in that history, gaining importance and traction in society and the academy in the current century. This workshop is intended to examine the history, function, and significance of graphic narratives, specifically in making and communicating various forms of knowledge—personal, scientific, historic, cultural, and textual—in a broader context of hybridity.

(Dis)ability and Comics: Fifth Annual Dartmouth College Conference on Illustration, Comics, and Animation

updated: 
Monday, January 7, 2019 - 11:31am
Dartmouth College Conference on Illustration, Comics, and Animation
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 28, 2019

Deadlined extended:

How do comics and related visual media such as illustrated books, comic strips, and animation represent disability differently from other media, and what new possibilities do they propose for thinking about or visualizing ability?

Join us for a one-day conference at Dartmouth College on Friday April 26, 2019.

Call for Chapters: The Illusion of Inclusion: Representations of Islam in Children’s Literature and Media (Edited Collection)

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 3:50pm
Amanda Anderson
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Call for Chapters: The Illusion of Inclusion: Representations of Islam in Children’s Literature and Media (Edited Collection)

Deadline for submission: May 15th

Dr. Amanda L. Anderson (Delaware State University) with Rukhsana Khan, acclaimed storyteller and children’s author

Journal of the British Fantasy Society: Open call for papers

updated: 
Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 4:58pm
British Fantasy Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

Open call for papers

The Journal of the British Fantasy Society contains a mix of academic papers, reviews, interviews and feature articles. We are looking for submissions from people who are primarily researching fantasy, but we are also interested in the related fields of horror, science fiction, folklore etc. Our contributors and readers have interests across many genres and in many media: literature, comics, movies, music, oral histories and so on.

We are keen to hear about contemporary works, but are also happy to receive submissions about works, creators or areas that have fallen by the wayside over the years.

Pippi to Ripley: Feminist & Fantastic Pop Culture Conference

updated: 
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 11:55am
Katharine Kittredge
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

 

 

Pippi to Ripley

 

Feminist & Fantastic Pop Culture

 

Ithaca College, April 26-27, 2019

 

Keynote: Nnedi Okorafor

 

Hugo and Nebula Award-winning Afrofuturist Author

(Marvel's Black Panther; Akata Witch; Binti; HBO series: Who Fears Death)

Affordable All-ages Academic Conference

 

Radical Young People’s Literature and Culture conference (Dublin, 29th and 30th March 2019)

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:40am
The Irish Society for the Study of Children's Literature (https://issclblog.wordpress.com)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 7, 2018

Radical Young People’s Literature and Culture 

The Irish Society for the Study of Children’s Literature biennial conference

Friday 29th and Saturday 30th March 2019

Marino Institute of Education, Dublin 9, Ireland 

Keynote address: Professor Kimberley Reynolds 

Call for Book Reviews

updated: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 8:32am
South Texas College Interstice Literary Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Perseverance builds character.

How does perseverance come about? By rising through a struggle, whether it is a provoked or unprovoked event that questions one’s ability to endure and survive a hardship. It is through one’s suffering and survival of such hardships in life -whether physical or mental - that one is able to build upon their character, thus leading to hope.

We are able to see these modes of struggle and perseverance in various facets from ethnicity, gender, and politics, to name a few, and we would like to hear, learn, and share them in our publication.

Short Forms and Adolescence

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 5:44am
University of Angers, France
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Short Forms and Adolescencehttp://blog.univ-angers.fr/shortformsandadolescence/ CFP for a three-day conference at the University of Angers, France
Organizers: François Hugonnier and Karima Thomas
June 19-21, 2019 Guest speaker: Michael Cart (USA) 

Deadline Extended CFP: Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture (SWPACA)

updated: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 9:12am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Call for Papers – DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

EXTENDED Proposal submission deadline: November 15, 2018

The “Other” is Not Other: Expanding Moral Boundaries in Children’s and Young Adult Literature

updated: 
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:50am
Children's Literature Society/American Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 10, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

Children’s Literature Society

American Literature Association
30th Annual Conference

May 23-26, 2019

Westin Copley Place
10 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02116

 

 

Two panels on the following topic:

The “Other” is Not Other:  Expanding Moral Boundaries in Children’s and Young Adult Literature

Language, Literature, Culture in Germany

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:07pm
German Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 10, 2018

 

We are a group of enthusiastic academics who found each other in Chicago, USA. We want to offer researchers the possibility to reflect on “German” in all its facets and its place in the world. German Journal is a peer-reviewed academic journal. Our objective is to circulate scholarly information on research in literature, culture, and language, including teaching German as a second or foreign language. Articles are published in German and English. Please visit www.germanjournal.org for more information. Happy writing!

Call for Book Reviews

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 3:56pm
South Texas College Interstice
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Perseverance builds character.

How does perseverance come about? By rising through a struggle, whether it is a provoked or unprovoked event that questions one’s ability to endure and survive a hardship. It is through one’s suffering and survival of such hardships in life -whether physical or mental - that one is able to build upon their character, thus leading to hope.

We are able to see these modes of struggle and perseverance in various facets from ethnicity, gender, and politics, to name a few, and we would like to hear, learn, and share them in our publication.

Call for Papers: SWPACA Children's/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 11:45am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Call for Papers

Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2018

 

40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org 

CFP: Myth and Fairy Tales Area of Southwest Popular/American Culture (SWPACA) 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 3:43pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

Call for Papers

 

Myth and Fairy Tales

 

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

 

 

40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019

 

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

 

Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

http://www.southwestpca.org

 

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2018

 

 

 

Call for Papers: Hispanic, Latino/a, and Chicano/a Literature at CEA 2019 (CEA 3/28-30/19)

updated: 
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 9:17am
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Subject: Call for Papers: Hispanic, Latino/a, and Chicano/a Literature at CEA 2019

 

Call for Papers: Hispanic, Latino/a, and Chicano/a Literature at CEA 2019

March 28-30, 2019 | New Orleans, Louisiana

Astor Crowne Plaza

739 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 | Phone: (504) 962-0500

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on [special topic title] for our 50th annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Children and Childhood through a Genealogical Lense

updated: 
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 4:20pm
Journal: Genealogies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 15, 2019

Dear Colleagues,

Dr. Sarah Richards

Guest Editor

The intersection of childhood with multiple social and political institutions can provide insight into how childhood and children have historically been positioned and how such genealogical positioning continues to inform childhood and the lives of children today. We seek papers that highlight changed and changing ideas about children and childhood not only within formal and informal institutions where childhood is situated such as school and the family, but also in relation to certain themes such as technology, sexuality, migration and war.

Comics Arts Conference WonderCon

updated: 
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 10:18am
Comics Arts Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

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 WonderCon, March 29-31, 2019, in Anaheim, CA.  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.

CFP: Positioning Pooh - Edward Bear After 100 Years

updated: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 9:14am
Jennifer Harrison, East Stroudsburg University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Call for Chapters: Positioning Pooh: Edward Bear after 100 Years
Deadline for Submissions: October 31, 2018
Full name / Name of Organization: Jennifer Harrison, East Stroudsburg University, USA
Contact email: jharriso11@esu.edu

I am currently seeking further chapter submissions for an edited volume celebrating the centenary in 2026 of A. A. Milne’s The World of Pooh.  This collection is under contract with the University Press of Mississippi in conjunction with the ChLA, and will be included in the ChLA’s centennial series.  

REMINDER: Fairy Tales Area at PCA in Washington, DC, April 17-20, 2019 (submission deadline: 10/1/18)

updated: 
Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 9:30pm
Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

The Fairy Tales Area of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association seeks paper presentations and panels on the diverse range of fairy tales throughout the world. This year, 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.

Still, we are interested in as wide an array of papers as possible, so please do not hesitate to send a submission on any fairy tale related subject.

Representations of Child and Youth Agency in Fantasy (Edited Volume)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 2:20pm
Ingrid E. Castro, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts & Jessica Clark, University of Suffolk
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 15, 2018

We are seeking completed submissions for an edited volume that interrogates representations of child and youth agency in fantasy.  Our collection Walking in Other Worlds: Fantastical Journeys of Children’s Agency explores child and youth agency in the context of fantasy popular cultural forms.  These sources of analyses may include television, cartoons, films, novels, toys, comic books/graphic novels, advertising, storytelling/folklore, fashion, art, video games, etc.  An academic publisher is connected to this project.

Representations of children’s agency in fantasy can be analyzed from a variety of grounding points.  For example, chapters might consider the intersection of agency and:

Friendships/Dating

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