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UPDATE: [Children] The Formative Years: Children's Literature in the University - Graduate Student Conference at NYU

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Monday, January 5, 2009 - 3:47pm
Spencer D. C. Keralis

Deadline extended to January 15th, 2009.

The NEW YORK UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH AND AMERICAN LITERATURE and
the FALES LIBRARY are pleased to announce a two-day Graduate Student
Conference on Children's Literature entitled "THE FORMATIVE YEARS:
CHILDREN"S LITERTURE IN THE UNIVERSITY" to be held at the Fales Library
March 26-27, 2009. The conference will feature a Keynote Address by KAREN
SANCHEZ-EPPLER.

CFP: [International] Land & Identity Symposium

updated: 
Monday, January 5, 2009 - 1:11pm
Dr. Christine Berberich

Land & Identity

A One-Day Symposium
Saturday, May 16th 2009,
University of Derby

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Stephen Daniels
(University of Nottingham)

Professor Donna Landry
(University of Kent)
        

CFP: [Graduate] "Urges": Manuscript Postgraduate Conference, Manchester UK

updated: 
Monday, January 5, 2009 - 12:18pm
Veronica Barnsley

ManuScript* invites papers from postgraduates in all branches and
periods of literary and cultural studies for a 1-day conference on the
broad theme of "Urges". The conference will take place on 20th
February 2009.

Papers are welcomed from a diversity of fields and trans-disciplinary
viewpoints. Approaches might include, though are not restricted to:

CFP: [American] "deviance(s)" - Conference (Bordeaux, France-

updated: 
Monday, January 5, 2009 - 10:58am
Arnaud Schmitt

Call for Papers
"Deviance(s)"
 
CLIMAS (Université Michel de Montaigne - Bordeaux 3)
September 17-19, 2009

 
This interdisciplinary conference invites papers that explore the ways in which deviances and
the formation of norms and values interrelate, and that focus on the three prerequisites to a
deviant behavior: a norm, a transgression of this norm and the stigmatization of this
transgression (« The deviant is one to whom that label has successfully been applied », Becker).
According to the structural-functionalist approach, the core of deviance is not to be found in
the nature of an individual but in his/her social role, which determines his/her identity (Mead,

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