Reading LGBTQ+ Children's Picture Books

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 12, 2021 to May 20, 2021
Location: 
Texas, United States
Subject Fields: 
Childhood and Education, Cultural History / Studies, Literature, Sexuality Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

I am seeking two 5000 - 6000 word book chapters for inclusion in an edited collection called Reading LGBTQ+ Children's Picture Books. The collection is under contract with University Press of Mississippi. There is a very quick turnaround resulting from two contributors recently withdrawing.

Complete chapter drafts are due August 1.

I am particularly interested in a chapter about Black Queer children's picture books and a chapter that explores explicit LGBTQ+ representations in one or more non-English speaking countries. Other topics will be considered, but a variety of topics are already covered.

Please, send an abstract, including specific titles to be analyzed, as well as a CV to Jennifer Miller at jennifermiller@uta.edu by May 20.

Thanks so much!

Contact Info: 

Jennifer Miller, PhD

English Lecturer

University of TX - Arlington

jennifermiller@uta.edu

 

 
 
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