category: childrens literature

Planned Obsolescence: Texts, Theory, Technology

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Liège (Belgium)
contact email: 
planned.obsolescence.conf@gmail.com

Call for papers
Planned Obsolescence: Texts, theory, technology
Université de Liège (Belgium) - December 8th and 9th, 2016

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[UPDATE] International Conference: Film Adaptation: Theory, Practices, Reception - May 2017 Thessaloniki

full name / name of organization: 
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com

Film Adaptation: Theory, Practices, Reception

School of Film Studies and School of English
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

May 25-27, 2017
Thessaloniki

Movements, Flow, Resistance, January 26-29, 2017, Louisville, KY

full name / name of organization: 
The Southern Humanities Council
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Southern Humanities Council Conference
The Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY, January 26-January 29, 2017

[UPDATE] Urban Studies - MPCA/ACA 2016 Conference May 15 Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Urban Studies Area
2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference

Thursday-Sunday, 6-9 October 2016

PAMLA 2016: Beyond the Children's Paper Book (abstract: 6/10/16; conference: 11/11-11/13/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
mcdermott.russell@gmail.com

With the rise of the internet, computers, ipads, and other new media, children's books have begun to transform into post-books, new book-game or book-movie hybrids that are changing the nature of the

PAMLA 2016: Disney and Its Worlds (abstract: 6/10/16; conference: 11/11-11/13/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
axelrod@oxy.edu

From the Frankfurt School to contemporary cultural studies, the social ramifications of Disney movies and theme parks, and their cultural penumbra, have long provided rich terrain for critical scholar

PAMLA 2016: Children's Literature (abstract: 6/10/16; conference: 11/11-11/13/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

This session is open to papers dealing with any aspect of children's literature.

The Apollonian Vol. 4 Guest Editor Proposals Invited

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com

Guest Editors Invited

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: "HEROES IN POPULAR CULTURE" MPCA/ACA Conference in Cincinnati, OH. Oct. 1-4, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Jef Burnham
contact email: 
jefburnham@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE: May 15, 2016
Submit to: Submissions.mpcaaca.org

Extended Deadline-- Fashion Panels at 2016 Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

FASHION
2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Thursday-Sunday, October 6-9, 2016
Chicago, IL
Hilton Rosemont Chicago O'Hare

Deadline: May 15, 2016
Submissions.mpcaaca.org

Call for Submission for Aeternum: The Journal of Contemporary Gothic Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Aeternum: The Journal of Contemporary Gothic Studies
contact email: 
editor@aeternumjournal.com

Call for Submissions for Aeternum: The Journal of Contemporary Gothic Studies (ISSN2324-4895) www.aeternumjournal.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE: First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture, 22-23 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Literature and Culture, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
contact email: 
wood@uni-mainz.de and patrick.gill@uni-mainz.de

First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture

UPDATE - Lands of Milk and Honey: The Spatial Turn in Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Ed Simon
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

In his 1967 "Des Espace Autres" Michel Foucault wrote that in contrast to literary and cultural criticism’s previous privileging of history, periodization, and time that “The present epoch will pe

25th Annual English Language and Literatures Conference, Nov. 12th, 2016 (Abstracts due May 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and Foreign Languages, University of St. Francis, Joliet, IL
contact email: 
ell@stfrancis.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
for the 25th Annual English Language and Literatures Conference
to be held at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL on Saturday, November 12, 2016

[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation; issue 13: non-thematic; submission deadline: 1 August 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. br 2
23000 Zadar
www.sic-journal.org

Call for Papers

Thessaloniki, May 2017- Film Adaptation: Theory, Practices, Reception. International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
School of Film Studies and School of English Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com

Film Adaptation: Theory, Practices, Reception

School of Film Studies and School of English
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

May 25-27, 2017
Thessaloniki

PAMLA 2016 French & Francophone Sessions (Nov. 11-13, Pasadena)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
emcefalo@umd.edu

Call for Papers.

The PAMLA Conference in 2016 will be held at the Westin Pasadena from Friday, November 11 to Sunday, November 13.

Bulletin: a non academic art paper

full name / name of organization: 
Droste Effect magazine
contact email: 
submissions@drosteeffectmag.com

A new project by Droste Effect magazine, Bulletin is a non-academic, curated online publication.

21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference, Saturday, October 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University Department of English
contact email: 
bgsucon@gmail.com

Call for Papers: 21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference, sponsored by the Rhetoric Society of the Black Swamp, the BGSU Student Chapter of the Rhetoric Society of America

The 6th International Conference on Linguistics, Literature and Translation (26th – 27th October 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan / Department of English
contact email: 
collt@zuj.edu.jo

The English Department at Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan

[UPDATE] Great Writing International Creative Writing conference (05/014; 06/18-06/19 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Sat. June 18 – Sun. June 19 2016

Imperial College, London

[UPDATE] CFP: Fourth Annual FANS Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
FANSConference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Fourth Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 4 and 5 June 2016.

PAMLA 2016: Young Adult Literature (abstract: 6/10/16; conference: 11/11-11/13/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
matlock.42@osu.edu

Young adult literature is home to a host of paradoxes.

Place as Archive in 20th and 21st Century Literatures - PAMLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/PAMLA
contact email: 
mcannella@nevada.unr.edu

Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference
November 11 - 13, 2016
Westin Pasadena
Pasadena, California

Place as Archive in 20th and 21st Century Literatures

Caribbean Literature for Young Audiences; abstract due by June 3, 2016 for November 4-6 Jacksonville, FL conference

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bnies@unf.edu

CARIBBEAN LITERATURE FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES: INTERSECTIONS, EMERGENCE, TRADITION

CFP: Animal Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Calls for Papers
Vol. VIII, No. 3, 2016
www.rupkatha.com

We are inviting papers on the selected focus area of Animal Studies and other general topics.

Focus Area:

[UPDATE] Crossing Boundaries in Young Adult Literature – MMLA 2016 – Nov. 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Rickard Rebellino
contact email: 
rickard.24@osu.edu

The theme of the 2016 MMLA Conference, which will take place November 10-13, 2016 in St. Louis, Missouri, is “Border States” (http://www.luc.edu/mmla/convention/).

{UPDATE] Containing Childhood: Space and Identity in Children's Literature extended deadline: May 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Danielle Russell
contact email: 
drussell@glendon.yorku.ca

Home. School. Nature. The spaces identified with childhood are both descriptive and prescriptive. They reflect/reveal adult expectations of where children ‘belong’.

Last Call for Submissions to Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance. 30 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
De La Salle University, Department of Literature
contact email: 
jeremy.dechavez@dlsu.edu.ph

Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance is an international peer-reviewed journal that seeks to publish cutting-edge articles in the areas and intersections of Literary, Cultural,

[UPDATE]**Extended Deadline** DIS/EASE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English (DAGSE)
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

August 19-21, 2016
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia

CFP Frankenstein and the Fantastic (Themed Session) (6/15/16; NEPCA Keene, NH 10/21-22/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A. Torregrossa / Fantastic (Fantasy, Horror, and Science Fiction) Area Chair
contact email: 
NEPCAFantastic@gmail.com

FRANKENSTEIN AND THE FANTASTIC
CALL FOR PAPERS FOR A THEMED-SESSION OF THE
FANTASTIC (FANTASY, HORROR, AND SCIENCE FICTION) AREA

Visit us at NEPCA Fantastic: http://nepcafantastic.blogspot.com

CFP Fantastic (Fantasy, Horror, and Science Fiction) Area (6/15/16; NEPCA Keene, NH 10/21-22/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa / Fantastic (Fantasy, Horror, and Science Fiction) Area Chair
contact email: 
NEPCAFantastic@gmail.com

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS
NINTH-ANNIVERSARY SESSIONS OF THE
FANTASTIC FANTASY, HORROR, AND SCIENCE FICTION) AREA

Visit us at NEPCA Fantastic: http://nepcafantastic.blogspot.com

Reimagining Beauty and the Beast - One-day Interdisciplinary Conference - 7th September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
beautybeastbristol@gmail.com

Reimagining Beauty and the Beast

One-day Interdisciplinary Conference

University of Bristol

7th September 2016

Keynote speakers

Dr. Amy Davis, University of Hull

[UPDATE] CFP - KEEP IT DIRTY, vol. a, "Filth" / An open-access, peer-reviewed online journal published by punctum books

full name / name of organization: 
KEEP IT DIRTY, vol., a, "Filth" / punctum books
contact email: 
filthsubmission@gmail.com

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Fairy Tale Sensibilities and Their Sustainability: SAMLA--November 4-6, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Brennan Thomas / Saint Francis University
contact email: 
bthomas@francis.edu

For centuries, fairy tales have cultivated and curated audiences’ abilities to recognize and empathize with characters’ emotions, thereby imparting on audiences moral codes of conduct that serve t

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