While there is a plethora of critical readings on the intertextuality of fairytales, there is significantly less attention drawn to the metaleptic and metafictional attributes embedded in the rest of the children’s literature canon. Picturebooks, to give but one specific example, utilize metaleptic devices profusely, either as a means to highlight the potentiality of language games (for example to teach the alphabet, rules of punctuation, etc) or as a writerly acti
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THe Protest Issues and Actions section of the Popular Culture Assocation (PCA) seeks proposals for its annual paper sessions at the 2016 Conference to be held in Seattle, Wa from March 22-25, 2016. Any disciplinary approach may be used to examine dissent, past or present, in a local, national, or international setting.
12th annual conference
The International Association for the Study of Environment, Space and Place
Southern Connecticut State University April 29-May 1, 2016
Conference Theme: “Mythical Places/Legendary Spaces”
Under Control: Childhood and 20th Century Dictatorships (1917-1991)
CALL FOR PAPERS
University of Warwick, Thursday 19 May 2016
Deadline for submission: 30 November 2015
Confirmed Keynote speakers
Prof. Alison Ribeiro de Menezes (University of Warwick)
Dr. Nick Baron (University of Nottingham)
FIRST ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE AFRICANA CRITICAL COMPOSITION AND RHETORIC ASSOCIATION
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2016 BOWIE, MARYLAND
8:00 A.M. UNTIL 4:00 P.M.
HOST INSTITUTION AND CONVENTION LOCATION:
BOWIE STATE UNIVERSITY 14000 JERICHO PARK RD.
BOWIE, MD 20715