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CFP - Youth Literature and Media Area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

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30 Apr 2017

The Youth Literature and Media Area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association invites papers for the 2017 MPCA/ACA conference in St. Louis, MO, October 18-22.

CFP - Inside the World of Harry Potter

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1 May 2017

Inside the World of Harry Potter is a proposed interdisciplinary, multi-contributor volume born of the robust field of Harry Potter Studies and the community of collaborators that exists within the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association.

This proposed volume will cover a range of topics within the works of J.K. Rowling. The Harry Potter series is such a rich text for analysis, particularly of social issues that can be extrapolated to real-world, non-fictional settings. The scholarship being produced surrounding the Harry Potter series is phenomenal.

CFP - Coming Up Together: Towards Ending and Preventing Youth Homelessness in Ontario, Canada and Beyond

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1 May 2017

Coming Up Together: Towards Ending and Preventing Youth Homelessness in Ontario, Canada and Beyond
February 20-22, 2018
On unceded Algonquin Territory (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)
Convened by a multi-sectoral organizing committee, hosted by Carleton University
University of Ottawa, Faculty of Social Sciences, in Downtown Ottawa

We are seeking proposals for:

1) Panel topics 2) Papers 3) Workshops from researchers and academics

CFP - L.M. Montgomery and Reading

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15 Aug 2017

CFP: L.M. Montgomery and Reading
The L.M. Montgomery Institute’s Thirteenth Biennial Conference
University of Prince Edward Island, 21-24 June 2018

“I am simply a book drunkard. Books have the same irresistible temptation for me that liquor has for its devotee. I cannot withstand them.” –April 4, 1899 (from The Complete Journals of L.M. Montgomery: The P.E.I. years, 1899-1900)

CFP - Good Grief(s): Historical and Culture Readings of Peanuts

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15 Mar 2017

Call for Papers for an upcoming edited anthology
Good Grief(s): Historical and Culture Readings of Peanuts

CFP - Locating the Child in Digital Games Research

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7 Apr 2017

We invite submissions for the half-day workshop "Locating the Child in Digital Games Research," to be held as part of the DiGRA 2017 Conference in Melbourne, on morning of July 3, 2017.

The vast majority of children, including the very young, engage in some kind of digitally mediated play on a regular basis. Of course, "play" and "childhood" are deeply entwined concepts with play deemed necessary and natural for children in contemporary western societies. However, "child’s play" remains marginal in game studies literature.

The overarching aims of this workshop are:

CFP - Changing Social Connections in Time and Space

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3 Mar 2017

Call for Papers for the Children and Childhood Network of the Social Science History Association

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.

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