category: childrens literature

Call for Paper: Spectacular Now - The Politics of the Contemporary Spectacle (11.-12.11.16)

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Studies, TU Dortmund University
contact email: 
marie.hologa@tu-dortmund.de

“In societies where modern conditions of production prevail, all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of spectacles.

CCHA Eastern Division Conference (Oct. 20-22, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Community College Humanities Association
contact email: 
smccormack@ccri.edu

The Community College Humanities Association invites you to submit a proposal and attend our 2016 CCHA Eastern Division Conference scheduled to be held Oct. 20–22 in Providence, RI.

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing): Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
diaries.coldnoon@gmail.com; dialogues.coldnoon@gmail.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) invites writings (prose/nonfiction/research/opinions/poetry/travelogues) on travel.

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing): Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
diaries.coldnoon@gmail.com; dialogues.coldnoon@gmail.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) invites writings (prose/nonfiction/reserach/opinions/poetry/travelogues) on travel.

CFP: Making History: Biographical Imperatives in Constructing “Robin Hood”

full name / name of organization: 
Lorraine K. Stock / International Association for Robin Hood Studies
contact email: 
lstock@uh.edu

Lorraine K. Stock is soliciting abstracts for SEMA 2016 and Kalamazoo 2017. Please note the deadlines, as the SEMA one is soon.

Call for Papers: 'Consuming Gender'

full name / name of organization: 
Assuming Gender
contact email: 
gender@cardiff.ac.uk

This special issue of Assuming Gender – an online, peer-reviewed academic journal from Cardiff University – seeks to explore the way gender is both presented and consumed through popular media and

Seeking submissions that takes risks

full name / name of organization: 
The Sunflower Collective
contact email: 
thesunflowercollectiveindia@gmail.com

The Sunflower Collective is now open for submissions. We celebrate the personal and the political - which we believe to be one and the same thing - in art.

CFP: Greenwood Fashion, SEMA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Sherron Lux / International Association for Robin Hood Studies
contact email: 
sherron.lux@sjcd.edu

Southeastern Medieval Association/SEMA, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 6-8 October 2016

International Association for Robin Hood Studies/IARHS- Sponsored Session:

Children and Childhood Studies Area, MAPACA (Nov. 3-5, 2016) - DEADLINE June 30, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
brandi.venable@rutgers.edu or eva.lupold@rutgers.edu

Children and Childhood Studies (CCS) focuses on the societal, cultural, and political forces that shape the lives of children and the concept of childhood contemporaneously and throughout history.

2017 Circling the Elements Hip Hop Conference: HIP HOP IN DIASPORA: Call for Proposals April 19 – 23, 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages, and Mass Communication
contact email: 
circlingtheelements@asurams.edu

In the 1970s, DJ Kool Herc, a Jamaican born man living in the Bronx, helped spark the birth of a new genre/culture: Hip Hop.

CHILDHOOD - Collection of Essays and Original Research

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Jacques Mostert & Dr Margarita Georgieva
contact email: 
jacques.mostert@aum.edu.kw

We are looking for contributors of original research and reflection pieces to a collection entitled “Childhood”.

[UPDATE] SAMLA 88: Utopia/Dystopia: Whose Paradise is it?

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu

CFPs due May 6th!

November 4-6, 2016
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
Jacksonville, FL

[EXTENDED DEADLINE - CORRECTION] Proposed Panel: Medievalism in Children’s and Young Adult Literature – TEMA September 23-25

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Medieval Association
contact email: 
mfilbeck@tamu.edu

Panel co-chairs: Melissa Filbeck and Michaela Baca, Texas A&M University

Seeking short stories by women on theme of "chosen"- DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Project GirlSpire- Resources and Outreach for Liberia
contact email: 
girlspire@rol-liberia.org

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

CfP LUCAS Graduate Conference 2017: 'Landscape: Interpretations, Relations, and Representations'

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University
contact email: 
lucasconf2017@gmail.com

On 26 and 27 January 2017, the Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society will be hosting an international graduate conference.

[UPDATE] Revision, Revival, Rediscovery: 'Re' words in British Women's Writing between 1930 and 1960

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hull, Department of English
contact email: 
britwomenwriters30to60@gmail.com

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN for the conference

Revision, Revival, Rediscovery... The 'Re' word in British Women's Writing between 1930 and 1960
on June 24th 2016 at The University of Hull

Call for Papers-International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies [April-June, 2016 Issue]

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies
contact email: 
info@eltsjournal.org

We are currently soliciting unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of ELT, Linguistics, Literature, Discourse and Translation Studies for the April-June, 2016 Issue of the I

Nordic Irish Studies Network conference - Oulu, Finland (7-8 October 2016; 31 May 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oulu, Finland
contact email: 
john.braidwood@oulu.fi

1916: response, recrimination, rejection, redemption?

10th Biennial Conference of the Nordic Irish Studies Network (Oulu, 7-8 October 2016)

call for papers The International Journal of the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D
contact email: 
submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

submission via :
submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

or website:
http://jrsdjournal.wix.com/humanities-cultural

call for papers Journal of Cultural Studies (May-June)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D
contact email: 
submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

submission via
website:
http://jrsdjournal.wix.com/humanities-cultural
or
email:

submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

Call for papers Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D
contact email: 
submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

submission via website:
submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

or the website:
http://jrsdjournal.wix.com/humanities-cultural

Call for Papers and Creative Writing 05/15/16

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
thequint@ucn.ca

The quint’s thirtieth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and revi

Edited Collection: Princess Mononoke (Bloomsbury)

full name / name of organization: 
Rayna Denison, University of East Anglia
contact email: 
r.denison@uea.ac.uk

I am seeking contributions of between 5-6,000words on Hayao Miyazaki's Princess Mononoke (Mononoke Hime), for an edited collection intended to form part of Bloomsbury's Animation: Key Films series.

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing): Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
diaries.coldnoon@gmail.com; dialogues.coldnoon@gmail.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) invites writings (prose/nonfiction/reserach/opinions/poetry/travelogues) on travel. Submissions are rolling, send yours today.

[Update] The Intersection of Cartoons, Animation, & Youth Media: A Special Issue of Children's Literature Association Quarterly

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Michael Sommers/ in association with the Children's Literature Association
contact email: 
somme1jm@cmich.edu

-Call For Papers-

The Intersection of Cartoons, Animation, and Youth Media:
A Special Issue of Children's Literature Association Quarterly

Edited by Joseph Michael Sommers

Call for Essays: Food and Feasting in Post-1700 Outlaw Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Alexander L. Kaufman
contact email: 
akaufman@aum.edu

We are soliciting abstracts for a proposed collection on food and feasting in post-1700 outlaw narratives.

Children's Literature and Adaptation (Proposed Panel at IRSCL Congress 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
IRSCL (International Research Society for Children’s Literature) Congress 2017
contact email: 
ahalsall@yorku.ca

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/).

Spanish II: Peninsular Literature after 1700

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association Conference 2016
contact email: 
isaac.garciaguerrero@wisc.edu

This panel welcomes papers that explore any aspect of Peninsular Literature after 1700, especially those dealing with the convention’s theme: “Border States.” Please email abstracts of 250 word

In and outside the frame / American and British Studies Annual

full name / name of organization: 
Department of American and British Studies, University of Pardubice, Czech Republic
contact email: 
ladislav.vit@upce.cz

The Department of English and American Studies, at the Philosophical Faculty of the University of Pardubice, Czech Republic is pleased to announce its 13th International Cultural Studies Conference &

Growing Up with the Undead: Vampires in the 20th- and 21st-Century Literature, Films and Television for Young Children

full name / name of organization: 
Universitas Press
contact email: 
baconetti@googlemail.com

Since Bram Stoker's seminal vampire novel, Dracula, published in 1897, the figure of the vampire has been a persistent presence in Western popular culture.

CFP: thresholds no. 1, Extraneous

full name / name of organization: 
Fran McDonald, Whitney Trettien
contact email: 
thresholdsjournal@gmail.com

thresholds is a new digital journal co-edited by Whitney Trettien (UNC) and Fran McDonald (U. Louisville).

Urban Studies Popular Culture - MPCA/ACA 2016 Conference

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

Mythgard Midatlantic Speculative Fiction Symposium (MidMoot III): Sept 24-25, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Mythgard Institute at Signum University
contact email: 
midmoot@mythgard.org

Seeking short stories by women for Anthology- DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Project GirlSpire- Resources and Outreach for Liberia
contact email: 
girlspire@rol-liberia.org

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

We're looking for female writers to submit a story with the theme of overcoming challenges or "defeating the odds," and no more than 2,500- 5,000 words.

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