Saturday, December 28, 2013

Just Beyond the Holidays... are Deadlines

Christmas has just passed, and that means 2014 is nigh upon us. Here are some CFP deadlines that are lingering on the outskirts of New Year's (Jan/Feb). Don't get caught off guard, they'll creep up before you know it:

1. "Enchanted Places,” Imagined Childhoods: A Symposium on Children’s Literature and Psychoanalysis; Saturday, September 20, 2014 at the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania

Guidelines for submission:
Completed papers only. 8-10 pp.  No abstracts or proposals.
Names and identifying information on separate cover sheet only.
Deadline: February 15, 2014
Send papers to:  Elaine Zickler, PhD at

2. 2014: Year of the 100 year Olds; Barnboken - Journal of Children's Literature Research

Deadline for proposals: January 20, 2014
Deadline for articles: April 21, 2014
The articles will be published in late 2014. Please send a 300-word proposal and a short bio to See Author Guidelines for further information on submission details. 

3American Literature Association's 25th Annual Conference; Children's Literature Society and the Association for the Study of American Indian Literature; May 22-25, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.

Deadline for proposals: January 15, 2014
Panel #1:  Native American Children’s and Young Adult Literature 
Panel #2:  The Wild Things. Where Are They Now?
Please send abstracts or proposals to Dorothy Clark ( and Linda  Salem (
 Panel # 3:   Saving the World: Girlhood and Evangelicalism in the Nineteenth Century
 Please send a 500-word abstract and brief CV to Robin Cadwallader ( or Allison Giffen (
4. I Will Be Myself: Identity in Children's and Young Adult Literature, Media and Culture; Saturday May 3, 2014 at the University of British Columbia

 Deadline for Proposals: January 15th, 2014
Please send a 250 word abstract that includes the title of your paper, a list of references in MLA format, a 50-word biography, your name, your university affiliation, email address, and phone number to the review committee at Please include "Conference Proposal" in the subject line of your email.

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