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CFP - Play Cultures

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7 Aug 2016

Call for Papers
Play Cultures Conference
University of Jyväskylä, Finland
3 October 2016

The increased visibility of play and games in society has affected areas outside the core areas of video games and toys. Video games are one of the biggest sectors of commercial media. Playing with and collecting toys is increasingly acceptable for adults. Gamification and different kinds of playful approaches are becoming part of everyday life and work.

CFP - Children and Childhood Studies Area of MAPACA

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30 Jun 2016

Call for Papers: Children and Childhood Studies Area of Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association Conference
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION: JUNE 30, 2016

Children and Childhood Studies (CCS) focuses on the societal, cultural, and political forces that shape the lives of children and the concept of childhood contemporaneously and throughout history. CCS research may originate in any discipline, including: the humanities, the behavioral and social sciences, or the hard sciences. We especially encourage multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary research.

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, May 5, 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 - Reimagining Beauty and the Beast

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15 Jun 2016

Call for Papers
Reimagining Beauty and the Beast
One-day Interdisciplinary Conference
University of Bristol
7 September 2016

Keynote speakers
Dr. Amy Davis, University of Hull
Prof. James Williams, Royal Holloway University of London

“Since myths can be made to mean an indefinite number of things, it is more fruitful to study what in fact myths have been made to mean.” Northrop Frye (1957)

CFP - Transitions: New Directions in Comics Studies

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26 Aug 2016

Call For Papers
TRANSITIONS – New Directions in Comics Studies
at Birkbeck College, London, on Saturday, November 19, 2016

Organised in collaboration with Comica- London International Comics Festival, Transitions at Birkbeck College is unique in offering a regular comics studies symposium and meeting point in London, a platform for emerging research at an event that is free of charge and open to all. Originally convened by PhD students in 2009, Transitions has become an annual fixture in the UK comics scholars’ calendar.

CFP - Transition, Transaction, and Transgression

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1 Oct 2016

Society for the History of Children and Youth - Ninth Biennial Conference
June 21-23, 2017
Rutgers University - Camden, New Jersey

Transition, Transaction, and Transgression

The Society for the History of Children and Youth invites proposals for panels, papers, roundtables or workshops that explore histories of children and youth from any place and in any era. We will, however, give particular attention to proposals that build upon this year's conference theme about childhood and youth: “Transition, Transaction and Transgression.”

CFP - Special Issue of Children & Society: Children’s and Teenagers’ Food Practices in Contexts of Poverty and Inequality

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30 Sep 2016

Special issue of Children & Society, 2018
Call for papers: Children’s and Teenagers’ Food Practices in Contexts of Poverty and Inequality
Guest Editors: Wendy Wills (University of Hertfordshire) and Rebecca O’Connell (Thomas Coram Research Unit, UCL)
Deadline for abstracts: 30 September 2016

CFP - Disability and Illness in Children's Literature

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Call for Papers
Disability and Illness in Children's Literature

CFP - Children in World Cinema

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31 Jul 2016

Call for papers
Children in World Cinema

CFP - Explorer la ville: Le rapport aux espaces publics des enfants et des adolescents

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16 Sep 2016

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Explorer la ville: Le rapport aux espaces publics des enfants et des adolescents

Sous la direction de :

Nadja Monnet, chercheure, groupe de recherche AFIN, Université autonome de Barcelone (Espagne) / LAA / UMR 7218 Lavue du Centre national de la recherche scientifique (France)

Mouloud Boukala, professeur, Centre interuniversitaire d’études sur les lettres, les arts et les traditions, Université du Québec à Montréal (Canada)

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