Friday, November 28, 2014

Upcoming 2015 Conferences in Children’s Literature Still Open to Submissions

Looking for something to delve into and contribute brilliant scholarly children’s literature insight to? Here are a few up and coming events in 2015 still looking for abstracts or proposals:

"Give me liberty, or give me death!": 
The High Stakes and Dark Sides of Children's Literature
Conference is looking to discover death and mortality, the darker side of children’s literature.
Hosted by Longwood University
June 18-20, 2015
Richmond, Virginia
Omni Richmond Hotel
Abstracts or panel descriptions should be between 300-350 words and will be accepted from October 15, 2014 through January 15, 2015.

The James Fenimore Cooper Society will be sponsoring a panel on James Fenimore Cooper and Children’s & YA literature at American Literature Association 2015
This conference is looking to discover James Fenimore Cooper’s influence on children’s literature or YA literature where through his work or what his work inspired.
Hosted By: The James Fenimore Cooper Society
Boston, Mass
May 21-24, 2015
Please submit a 250-word abstract and a brief cv (2-3 pages) by January 2, 2015.

Pippi to Ripley3/ITHACON40:
Women & Gender in Science Fiction, Fantasy, Children’s Literature and Comics.

ITHACON is one of North America’s longest-running comic book conferences. Pippi to Ripley 3 will be joining ITHACON to discuss women and gender through science fiction and fantasy in a wide variety of medias, such as comic books and films.
Hosted by: Ithaca College
May 1-2, 2015
Please send a 300-500 word abstract by January 15, 2015

Wonderlands: Reading/Writing/Telling Fairy Tales and Fantasy PGR Symposium
In honor of Alice and Wonderland’s 150th anniversary, this conference will cover the topics of wonder lands in fairy tales and fantastical literature and looking at the reading and oral telling of these tales.
Hosted by the Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy Tales, and Fantasy
23 May 2015
University of Chichester
Please submit abstracts of no more than 300 words (or panel proposals of 1000 words) and a short personal bio to the organizers.

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