Young Adult Literature and Culture (In-Person panel Aug.15 or when filled)

deadline for submissions: 
August 15, 2022
full name / name of organization: 
Melanie A. Marotta / Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA 2022 Conference)
contact email: 

This session is open to all papers that explore some aspect of Young Adult literature and/or culture. The panel is particularly interested in papers attuned to some facet of the conference theme, " Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian.” How does space impact YA literature and/or culture? How is the Anthropocene represented in YA fantasy? Further, presentations that examine diverse voices in literature and media are encouraged. This panel welcomes submissions about young adult literature, film, television, etc. Feel free to submit an abstract pertaining to the conference theme or otherwise.

If you have any questions, please email Melanie A. Marotta, PhD, Morgan State University. (


Please submit abstracts via the PAMLA submission portal: PAMLA CFP (

Conference site:

Location of conference: UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel