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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.

CFP - Teenage Kicks: Global Teenage Cultures, Representations and Practices

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1 Mar 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS
Conference: Teenage Kicks: Global teenage cultures, representations and practices
Event date: Saturday 9 September – Sunday 10 September 2017
Place: Kingston University, London
Deadline for Proposals: 1 March 2017

Keynote Speaker: Dr Kate E. Taylor-Jones, School of East Asian Studies, Sheffield University

CFP - Special Issue of Social Inclusion: Promoting Children’s Participation in Research, Policy and Practice

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31 Jan 2017

Volume 5, Issue 3

Social Inclusion
Title: Promoting Children’s Participation in Research, Policy and Practice
Editor: Jo Aldridge (Loughborough University, UK)

Deadline for Abstracts: 31 January 2017
Submission of Full Papers: 25 to 31 March 2017
Publication of the Issue: August/September 2017

CFP - National Latino Children's Literature Conference

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15 Jan 2017

The University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies and The University of Texas at San Antonio is pleased to announce the 2017 National Latino Children’s Literature Conference to be held in San Antonio, TX on March 23-25, 2017.

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