category: childrens literature

2015 MPCA/ACA Conference: Animation

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

2015 MPCA/ACA Conference: Animation

Sideways in Time - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives
contact email: 
sidewaysconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives
Essay Collection

[UPDATE] Fantasy/Animation: A Conference on Media, Medium and Genre - September 4th 2015

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
fantasyanimation2015@gmail.com

Confirmed keynote speakers:
Professor Paul Wells (Loughborough University)
Dr James Walters (University of Birmingham)

Atenea, a multidisciplinary bilingual journal on the humanities and social sciences, features essays, books reviews, and some fi

full name / name of organization: 
Atenea
contact email: 
nandita.batra@upr.edu

Atenea, a multidisciplinary bilingual journal on the humanities and social sciences, features essays, books reviews, and some fiction and poetry.
URL: http://ece.uprm.edu/artssciences/atenea/

BIRTH STUDIES AREA MPCA/ACA Oct. 1-4, 2015 (deadline: April 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer
contact email: 
proftod@gmail.com

Papers and panel proposals focused around the cultural framing or representation (in comics, film, literature, religious and medical practices, etc.) of birth or the birthing process are welcome.

Call for Peer Reviewers- peer reviewed Journal Critical Survey

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Survey
contact email: 
maureen.england@kcl.ac.uk

If you don’t have time or an article to submit, perhaps you have the time to spare to be a peer reviewer?

REOPENED: The[?] Archive- special edition of the journal Critical Survey

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Survey
contact email: 
maureen.england@kcl.ac.uk

Black Masculinity in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Wendy Rountree / North Carolina Central University
contact email: 
wrountree@nccu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Black Masculinity in the 21st Century"

[UPDATE] CFP Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference 6-7 June

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 Third Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 6 and 7 June 2015.

[UPDATE] ‘The Company of Wolves’: Sociality, Animality, and Subjectivity in Literary and Cultural Narratives 3-5 Sept 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Bill Hughes/University of Hertfordshire
contact email: 
bill.enlightenment@gmail.com

Extended submission date--3oth April 2015

CFP Brazilian Journal Aletria 26.2 Networks and Flows in Literatures in English

full name / name of organization: 
UFMG, PósLit
contact email: 
saluiz18@gmail.com

This issue aims to elicit discussions about the literary and cultural productions that have emerged from the process of colonization and post-colonial experience in English-speaking countries, as well

Mocking Bird Technologies: the Poetics of Parroting, Mimicry, and Other Starling Tropes

full name / name of organization: 
Chris GoGwilt and Melanie Holm
contact email: 
holm.melanie@gmail.com

Mocking Bird Technologies: the Poetics of Parroting, Mimicry, and Other Starling Tropes

Editors: Melanie Holm (holm.melanie@gmail.com) & Chris GoGwilt (gogwilt@fordham.edu)

Call for papers:

PAMLA Nov 6 -Nov 8, 2015 Special Session: Performing Women’s Roles: 1500-1700 England

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
shanek.m.wood@gmail.com

Abstract: This special session will explore the intricacies and expectations embodied in portrayals of womanhood in Renaissance and Restoration England.

Essay Collection - Beyond Recovery: Women’s Writing 1640-1830

full name / name of organization: 
Robin Runia
contact email: 
rrunia@xula.edu

The editor of Beyond Recovery: Women’s Writing 1640-1830 seeks essays that explore how new methods, materials, and opportunities in eighteenth-century studies have transformed scholarship and shifte

Children's and Youth Culture on the Screen -- SAMLA (Durham, NC, 11/13-11/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze | University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
pkunze@utexas.edu

Nine of the ten highest-grossing Hollywood movies of 2014 were based on creative properties from children’s and youth culture, including comic books, novels, and toys.

PAMLA 2015: Children's Literature Panel, "Literature and Time" (deadline: 5/15/15)

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

The children's literature session of PAMLA 2015 invites your proposal on any theme or topic of study pertaining to children's literature and culture.

CounterText: A Journal for the Study of the Post-Literary -- Rolling CFP

full name / name of organization: 
CounterText; Edinburgh University Press
contact email: 
countertext@um.edu.mt

CounterText is uniquely centred on the study of literature and its 21st-century extensions.

CFP: Children in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: The Child in Popular Culture

(UPDATE) THE VICTORIAN LITERARY JOURNAL

full name / name of organization: 
THE VICTORIAN, MELIKSAH UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
johnwallen79@gmail.com

In May 2015, a new edition of THE VICTORIAN will appear. Please send along your articles and reviews for consideration.

SOCRATES 2015 : CALL FOR PAPER *NEW*: SOCRATES VOL. 3 NO. 2 ISSUE - JUNE 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

Regular Paper Submission:

[UPDATE] Edited Collection -- Into the Pensieve: The Harry Potter Generation in Retrospect. [DEADLINE: AUG 15, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Balaka Basu, Emily Lauer
contact email: 
hpgeneration.book@gmail.com

There now exists a generation who have grown up in a culture thoroughly permeated by Harry Potter, from the books to the movies and beyond.

Call for video presentations/lectures and Growl Posts

full name / name of organization: 
Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis
contact email: 
parlourjournal@gmail.com

Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis is a forthcoming peer-reviewed, online, open-access scholarly journal established by the Ohio University English department.

Premier Issue: The Politics of Home

full name / name of organization: 
Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis
contact email: 
parlourjournal@gmail.com

Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis is a forthcoming peer-reviewed, online, open-access scholarly journal established by the Ohio University English department.

MMLA 2015: Pedagogy of Short Story (proposal submission by April 10)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
olasz@nwmissouri.edu

Limitations in time and scope often prevent teachers from extending the reading list beyond the realm of canonical texts--this panel would like to explore ways to include non-canonical short stories.

[UPDATE] Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century - due date June 3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

According to the OED, the word tourism enters the English lexicon at the dawn of the nineteenth century, thus institutionalizing the notion that travel is a necessary component of personal development

CfP: Artificial Humans in Children’s Literature (essay collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Sabine Planka
contact email: 
planka@phil.uni-siegen.de

The ambition to create an artificial human being is as old as humankind itself.

CFP Shakespeare after Shakespeare (deadline: 06/25/15)

full name / name of organization: 
French Shakespeare Society
contact email: 
contact@societefrancaiseshakespeare.org

Call for papers
"Shakespeare after Shakespeare"
French Shakespeare Society 2016 Conference
Paris, 21-23 January 2016

Call for #Panelists: #PopCulture #Parenting

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

“Pop Culture Parenting” Call for Panelists

[UPDATE] Call for papers for albeit issue on War Narratives; Deadline June 1

full name / name of organization: 
albeit journal
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

albeit invites scholarly articles, detailed lesson plans, book reviews, creative pieces, and nonfiction essays exploring the theme of "War."

Special Issue: Engendering the Disc – The Fantastic Worlds of Terry Pratchett

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
gender-forum@uni-koeln.de

Terry Pratchett is one of the UK’s most brilliant fantasy writers and was an inveterate humourist with a knack of creating unforgettable characters.

[UPDATE] CFP: Toy Stories: The Toy as Hero (DEADLINE EXTENDED)

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Jones, M.Ed & Chris Stoneley
contact email: 
CallforPapers@ProductivePartnership.com AND tanyacarinae@hotmail.com

Abstracts are being welcomed for a proposed collection examining the toy as hero.

[Update] PAMLA 2015--Special Session: Temporality and Childhood

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2015, Portland
contact email: 
markus.bohlmann@senecacollege.ca

Our panel explores the various temporalities at play within the binary realms of childhood and adulthood with the aim of rethinking its teleology of 'growing up' from temporal perspectives.

Public Bodies, Private Spaces: Private Bodies, Public Spaces, Jan. 28-31, 2016 Louisville, KY

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

Southern Humanities Council Conference
The Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY
January 28-January 31, 2016

"Public Bodies, Private Spaces: Private Bodies, Public Spaces"

MSA 17, Modernism and History, Due April 12, 2015 (conference Nov 19-22, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Aleks Prigozhin, Adrienne Ghaly
contact email: 
avg212@nyu.edu; ampri@uchicago.edu

From the early decades of the twentieth century the concept of ‘revolution’ has provided modernism with a powerful historical imaginary of rupture and change, encompassing phenomena ranging from o

MAPACA -- 26th Annual Conference – Philadelphia, PA – Nov. 5-7, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
mapacaconfchair@gmail.com

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
26th Annual Conference
November 5-7, 2015
Philadelphia, PA - Sonesta Philadelphia

Call for papers:

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