category: childrens literature

2017 MLA: "Dangerous Visions: Science Fiction's Countercultures"

full name / name of organization: 
Sean A. Guynes
contact email: 
guynesse@msu.edu

Dangerous Visions: Science Fiction's Countercultures

Crime and Criminality, Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Carolina Graduate Literature Society, University of South Carolina
contact email: 
uscgradlitsociety@gmail.com

The Carolina Graduate Literature Society is thrilled to announce the third annual Graduate English Conference at the University of South Carolina:

Crime and Criminality
April 1-2, 2016 

CFP: General Submissions for Journal of Narrative Theory

full name / name of organization: 
JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory
contact email: 
jnt@emich.edu

JNT publishes theoretically sophisticated essays that examine narrative from a host of critical perspectives.

Imperial Middlebrow

full name / name of organization: 
University of Reading
contact email: 
k.macdonald@reading.ac.uk

Imperial Middlebrow: Cross-colonial encounters and expressions of power in middlebrow literature and culture, 1890-1940

University of Reading, 8-10 September 2016

[UPDATE- DEADLINE EXTENDED] Roald Dahl Centenary Conference 16th-18th June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Cardiff University
contact email: 
DahlConference@cardiff.ac.uk

This interdisciplinary international conference, held in Cardiff, the city of Roald Dahl’s birth and childhood, in his centenary year (16th-18th June 2016), will give further impetus to the substant

Young Adult Literature in the Post-Secular Age (collected essays)

full name / name of organization: 
Jacob Stratman
contact email: 
jstratman@jbu.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: "Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory"

full name / name of organization: 
Humber College and the International Festival of Authors
contact email: 
daniel.hambly@humber.ca

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:
"Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory" October 28-29, 2016

Difference, Other, and Activism: A Colloquium on Expressions of Identity in Children's and Young Adult Literature - 2/19/16

full name / name of organization: 
UNC Charlotte's Children's Literature Graduate Organization
contact email: 
unccharlotteclgo@gmail.com

The CLGO of UNC Charlotte is hosting a colloquium exploring current trends of representation of diversity and expression of identity in children's and YA literature.

Expression and relevance of Rabindranath Tagore’s spirituality in the arts, education and politics

full name / name of organization: 
"Gitanjali and Beyond", published by the Scottish Centre of Tagore Studies, Edinburgh Napier University
contact email: 
c.kupfer@napier.ac.uk

For the Special Issue “Tagore and Spirituality" of the new peer-reviewed online journal Gitanjali and Beyond, we are inviting papers about Tagore’s spirituality and its expression in socio-cultura

Scheherazade in Classical, Modern and Postmodern Worlds/ Submission by 25 Feb. 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
egp12bjj@sheffield.ac.uk

“The centuries go by, and we are still hearing the voice of Scheherazade”
Jorge Luis Borges

"Monster Studies and Pedagogy" Special Topics Session at RMMLA Conference [October 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Regional Conference
contact email: 
ashleyszanter1@weber.edu

This special topics session slated for the 2016 RMMLA Convention will explore monsters in culture, literature, and media.

Bridging Divides (journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijcs@uiowa.edu

The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, a peer-reviewed academic journal edited by graduate students and dedicated to publishing cultural studies scholarship from both established and emerging scholars,

Call for Papers and Creative Writing Deadline: 02/15/16

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
smatheson@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

(Dis)Connected Forms: Narratives on the Fractured Self (8th-9th September 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
(Dis)Connected Forms, University of Hull UK
contact email: 
disconnectedforms@gmail.com

Discourses concerning the concept of (dis)connection are especially prevalent in contemporary society.

Fantastic Materials: Things and the Workings of the Non-Real. 7-8 July 2016, Sosnowiec, Poland

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English Cultures and Literatures, University of Silesia
contact email: 
fantastic.materials@gmail.com

The conference aims to address the use of materiality by the fantastic in its aesthetic, narrative and world building strategies.

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE!! "YOU ARE HERE" CONFERENCE 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Creighton University Department of English
contact email: 
youarehereconference@gmail.com

“YOU ARE HERE”: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON PLACE, SPACE, AND EMBODIMENT

March 11-13, 2016 at Creighton University

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Daily Life through Literature: Culture and Society as Illustrated by Great Authors

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Southern University
contact email: 
zeitlerma@tsu.edu

Daily Life through Literature: Culture and Society as Illustrated by Great Authors

Greenwood Publishing Group

The Apollonian--Guest Editor Proposals

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

Guest Editors Invited—The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies

The Apollonian--Submissions and Proposals for Vol. III

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

The Apollonian—Call for Papers for Vol. III, Issue 1 and Issue 2
For our Vol. III, Issue 1, to be published in March, 2016 we seek essays on the following issues:
The Syrian refugee crisis

[UPDATE] NEW DEADLINE for [sic]'s thematic issue LIMINAL BALKANS: 15 February 2016

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation, University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation will be accepting articles for its 12th thematic issue titled LIMINAL BALKANS until 15 February 2016.

Scheherazade in Classical, Modern and Postmodern Worlds- 19 May 2016. Deadline 25 Feb. 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
egp12bjj@sheffield.ac.uk

“The centuries go by, and we are still hearing the voice of Scheherazade”, says Jorge Luis Borges

10th International IDEA Conference “Studies in English” April 14th – 16th 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Bogazici University
contact email: 
idea10@boun.edu.tr

Founded in 2005, IDEA is the Turkish national association for English studies.

Revision, Revival, Re-evaluation ... '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

‘Revision, Revival, Rediscovery’... 'Re’ words in British Women’s Writing between 1930 and 1960
A One-day Conference at University of Hull June 24th. 2016
Dr. Jane Thomas and Sue Kennedy

Many Worlds to Walk In: Exploring Diversity in Children’s Literature, Librarianship, and Education [2nd call]

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia
contact email: 
ubc.conference.2016@gmail.com

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[UPDATE] Inquis Online Journal

full name / name of organization: 
https://inquisjournal.wordpress.com/
contact email: 
inquisjournal@gmail.com

INQUIS an online graduate journal of literatures in English

Watermark: Graduate Student Journal - Deadline to Submit: Feb. 8, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Watermark: California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
csulbwatermark@gmail.com

Watermark, the annual, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by graduate students in the English Department at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking submissions for our tenth vol

Re/Inventions: Altern[arr]atives (April 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach - English Graduate Student Assoc.
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

Re/Inventions 2016 : Altern[arr]atives
5th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
Thursday, April 7th, 2016
Karl Anatol Center, California State University, Long Beach

Fellowship Opportunity

full name / name of organization: 
Maria DiFrancesco on behalf of NeMLA
contact email: 
mdifrancesco@ithaca.edu

The NeMLA Summer Fellowship Program Summer fellowships up to $1,500 are intended to defray the cost of traveling incurred by researchers in pursuing their work-in-progress over the summer.

[UPDATE] BWWC 2016 - Extension of Deadline for Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
British Women Writers Conference
contact email: 
bwwc2016@gmail.com

The Steering Committee of BWWC 2016 will be accepting proposals until 1/15/2016. Please find our original CFP online at https://bwwc2016.wordpress.com/call-for-papers/.

[UPDATE]: UNApocalypse: Exploring Dystopianism in Texts

full name / name of organization: 
The University of North Alabama English Department
contact email: 
cprice7@una.edu

Call for Papers:
The University of North Alabama English Department
Announces the 7th Annual Alabama Regional Graduate Conference in English
February 26-27, 2016

UPDATE: Power & Politics in Print

full name / name of organization: 
The Free Exchange Conference, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

We are writing to let you know about an exciting partnership which has developed as we move forward with plans for our annual "Free Exchange Conference" this year.

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

full name / name of organization: 
JRSD
contact email: 
submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

Queer Death, De(con)struction, and Contagion: Affective Rhythms in Interdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Merced/Queer Theory Symposium Committee
contact email: 
sagebeth.perdue@gmail.com or mshaw4@ucmerced.edu

Inaugural Interdisciplinary Queer Studies Symposium
University of California, Merced
Saturday, April 16th, 2016

Keynote: Eric A. Stanley, UC Riverside

What Next? The Episodic and The Serial--MLA in Philadelphia 2017--deadline 10 February

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Fusco/MLA Philadelphia
contact email: 
fusco.katherine@gmail.com

This proposed special session on the episodic and the serial invites participants to consider the limitations and opportunities offered by episodic and serial forms across a variety of media (film, co

REMINDER_DUE JAN. 15 Ethos: A Digital Review of the Arts, Humanities and Public Ethics 3.1 (April 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ethos: A Digital Review of the Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics
contact email: 
ethosreview@gmail.com

Ethos: A Digital Review of the Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics—a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary online journal and digital forum—invites submissions for its April 2016 issue.

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