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CFP - Regarding Children and Young People in the 21st Century

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31 Mar 2017

Bangor Interdisciplinary Conference on Childhood and Youth
Regarding Children and Young People in the 21st Century
28 – 30 June 2017

A collaboration between the Schools of Education, Law, Social Science and Healthcare Science at Bangor University, our conference is an exciting opportunity for cross-disciplinary debate and discussion about contemporary childhood and youth in national and international contexts.

CFP - Calling Dumbledore’s Army: Activist Children’s Literature

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15 Mar 2017

CFP for 2018 MLA Panel - Calling Dumbledore’s Army: Activist Children’s Literature

Books can encourage children to question rather than accept the world as it is. Literature for young people can invite them to imagine a world where black lives matter, women’s rights are human rights, poverty does not limit one’s life choices, LGBTQ youth know they are loved, indigenous peoples’ rights are respected, the disabled have equal rights and opportunities, refugees find refuge, and climate change does not imperil life on this planet.

CFP - Pippi to Ripley 4: Sex and Gender in Children’s Literature, Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Comics

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15 Feb 2017

Pippi to Ripley 4: Sex and Gender in Children’s Literature, Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Comics
Ithaca College, April 21-22, 2017
Keynote: SAMMUS performs her acclaimed nerdcore hip-hop and talks about race, geekdom, and feminism.
Special guest: Breakout YA author LJ Alonge, author of The Blacktop series of YA novels.

CFP - Cultural Representations of Transnational Childhoods

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1 Apr 2017

Cultural Representations of Transnational Childhoods
Day Seminar 13/5/2017, University of Wroclaw
organized by the Center for Young People’s Literature and Culture and the Center for Postcolonial Studies, Institute of English Studies, the University of Wroclaw in collaboration with the Centre for European Studies, Australian National University

CFP - Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth Special Issue: Childhood in Museum Settings

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1 Apr 2017

The Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth seeks articles (8000 words) for a themed issue on the portrayal of the histories of children and of childhood in museum settings. The issue will be guest-edited by Loren Lerner, Professor of Art History at Concordia University in Montreal.

Potential topics for articles include:

  • histories of childhood museums: their origins, ideologies, changing philosophies, and current practices
  • frameworks and perspectives on national museum collections of childhood objects

CFP - Queer(y)ing the World: International LGBTQ+ Literature for Young Readers

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30 Apr 2017

CFP: Queer(y)ing the World: International LGBTQ+ Literature for Young Readers

In the past few decades in English-speaking countries, we've seen a major increase to the number of children's and young adult books published featuring LGBTQ+ themes. But what is the situation like in other languages and other cultures?

CFP - Translation Studies and Children's Literature: Current Topics and Future Perspectives

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15 Mar 2017

Since the publication of pioneering works by Göte Klingberg, Riitta Oittinen and Zohar Shavit in the 1970s and 1980s, the translation of children’s literature has attracted the attention of many scholars in various fields.

CFP - Thinking with Stories in Times of Conflict: A Conference in Fairy-Tale Studies

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10 Jan 2017

Thinking with Stories in Times of Conflict: A Conference in Fairy-Tale Studies
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
August 2-5, 2017
Deadline for Abstracts: January 10, 2017
Acceptances by February 15, 2017

CFP - Any Signs of Childness? Peter Hollindale’s Signs of Childness in Children’s Books (1997), 20 Years On

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5 Feb 2017

Any Signs of Childness? Peter Hollindale’s Signs of Childness in Children’s Books (1997), 20 Years On
Day Symposium, 05/05/2017
Department of Education, University of York (UK) – H/G21, The Eynns Room

I wish to argue here that childness is the distinguishing property of a text in children’s literature, setting it apart from other literature as a genre, and it is also the property that the child brings to the reading of a text.

CFP - Special Issue of Children's Readings: The 1917 Revolution and Children’s Literature

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1 Jun 2017

Call for Papers
Children’s Readings 12
1917 год и детская литература – The 1917 Revolution and Children’s Literature
Issue Publication: October 2017
Issue Editors: Sara Pankenier Weld and Svetlana Maslinskaia
Journal website: http://detskie-chtenia.ru/index.php/journal/issue/archive

We propose to dedicate issue 12 of Children’s Readings [Detskie chteniia] to the centennial of the 1917 Revolution.

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