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Recent Network Content

JHCY Call for Papers on Childhood in Museum Settings

The Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth seeks articles (8000 words) for a themed issue on the portrayal of the histories of children and of childhood in museum settings.  The issue will be guest-edited by Loren Lerner, Professor of Art History at Concordia University in Montreal.

Potential topics for articles include:

*histories of childhood museums: their origins, ideologies, changing philosophies, and current practices

*frameworks and perspectives on national museum collections of childhood objects

Table of Contents: Boyhood Studies (Volume 9, Issue 2)

Dear Colleague,

We are pleased to announce that the latest issue of Boyhood Studies has been published by Berghahn Journals. We are proud to present a broad scope of articles that examine children's literature, gender role research, sex differences research, medical history, the sociology and social history of sport, and folklore studies. 

Current Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2

Editorial, Diederik F. Janssen

CFP for Junior Scholars: "Pedagogy of Images II: Depicting Communism for Children" (Princeton University, March 31-April 1, 2017)

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 31, 2017 to April 1, 2017

“Migration, Exile, Displacement” Residential Fellowship 2017-18 | Institute for Historical Studies, University of Texas at Austin

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Given much recent work on youth and migration, I thought this fellowship might be of interest to some folks on our list although it does not identify childhood or age as a key theme directlty. 
 
Type: Fellowship

TOC: On the Politics of Studying Ethics and Girlhood

Dear Colleague,

We are pleased to announce that the latest issue of Girlhood Studies has been published by Berghahn Journals. Titled "Ethical Practice and the Study of Girlhood,” this special issue is concerned with ethics in fieldwork with girls and young women. This collection of articles addresses the many conversations that need to be expanded but also acknowledges the difficult work that has already been undertaken in this field.

CFP: Taiwan Children's Literature Research Association, "Children's and Young Adult Fantasy Literature: Past, Present, Future"

TAIWAN CHILDREN’S LITERATURE RESEARCH ASSOCIATION (TCLRA)

台灣兒童文學研究學會(TCLRA)

7th ANNUAL CONFERENCE

第七屆年度會議

CHILDREN’S AND YOUNG ADULT FANTASY LITERATURE; PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE

CALL FOR PAPERS (CFP)

 

An international one-day conference hosted by

2017 JDC Archives Fellowship Program

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) Archives invites applications for its 2017 fellowship program. In 2017, 5-6 fellowships will be awarded to senior scholars, postdoctoral researchers, graduate students, and independent researchers to conduct research in the JDC Archives, either in New York or in Jerusalem.

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