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“Role of Translation in Nation Building, Nationalism and Supra-nationalism” New Delhi, India December 16-19, 2010 Jointly organized by Indian Translators Association and Linguaindia Foundation ________________________________ Call for Papers“Nation Building” has always been linked to national integration and the creation of national identity. For a country like India, it is a very delicate and challenging matter [...]

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IRSCL 2013 to be held in the Netherlands

by Anna Blanch on July 22, 2010

The International Research Society for Children’s Literature Board has accepted the proposal of Lies Wesseling (University of Maastricht) to hold the 2013 Congress in Maastricht. Dates and details will be confirmed over the next few months. The Maastricht congress will be the first in the Netherlands and will highlight the strong research in children’s literature [...]

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20th BIENNIAL CONGRESS OF IRSCL  4-8 JULY 2011 Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Brisbane, Australia Call for PapersChildren’s literature has always been responsive to the tenor of the times. Texts for children and young adults take up the social, political, and humanistic interests and ideologies of the past and present, as well as speculate about [...]

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Adaptation of Canonical Texts in Children’s Literature  Call for Papers – Symposium Ghent University, Belgium 20-21 January 2011 Adaptations have always played an important role in the field of children’s literature. During this symposium, we want to explore the relationship between the status of the source text and the act of adaptation, in general and [...]

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 (Re)reading Classics in Children’s Literature4th Children’s Literature Association of India (CLAI) International Conference Bharatmatha College, Thrikkakara-Cochin, Kerala, 19-21 November 2010 Keynote Speaker: Professor Alida Allison, San Diego State University. DescriptionThink of reading your favorite childhood books again… The Panchatantra, the Ramayana, The Mahabarata; Aesop’s Fables, Little Women, Alice in Wonderland, the Oz books: we all [...]

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The Hospitable Text: New Approaches to Religion and Literature 14-16 July 2011 London Notre Dame Centre, UK Plenary lecturers will include: Julia Reinhard Lupton (UC Irvine) and John Schad (Lancaster University).Other participants include: Jo Carruthers (Bristol University), Paul Contino (Pepperdine University), John Cox (Hope College), Robert Eaglestone (Royal Holloway, University of London), Mark Eaton (Azusa [...]

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Call for papers: Literature and the Sacred

by Anna Blanch on June 24, 2010

Literature and the Sacred (deadline for abstracts: June 30th; conference: October 14–16th, 2010) Literature and Belief, a semiannual publication of the Center for the Studies of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University contact email: daniel_muhlestein@byu.edu or jesse_crisler@byu.edu The conference will include sessions on Literature, the Sacred, and Texts; Literature, the Sacred, and the Environment; [...]

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Call for short papers This conference invites short papers from interdisciplinary perspectives that include but are not limited to theological, historical, biblical, philosophical, and literary engagements with the themes listed below. While the plenary sessions of this conference will provide engagements with David Brown’s five volumes, short papers need not directly refer to this work. [...]

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cfp: Serial Narratives and Temporality (NEMLA 2011)

June 22, 2010

Serial Narratives and Temporality NeMLA Convention 2011, Rutgers University The serial principle has a important influence on contemporary culture: novels, movies and television shows, comic books, video games, etc. are published in series. Consequently, this principle largely informs contemporary ways of conceiving, producing and making sense of narratives in general. This panel wants to locate [...]

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2010 ISRLC Conference Program

June 19, 2010

2010 Biennial Conference of the International Society for Religion, Literature and Culture On the topic of: Attending to the Other: Critical Theory and Spiritual Practice Hosted by the Faculty of Theology, University of Oxford At St Catherine’s College, University of Oxford   23rd-26th September 2010   Keynote Speakers include: Amy Hollywood (Harvard University)Toril Moi (Duke [...]

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