Eleanor Rathbone and the Life Chances of Children

Type: 
Event
Date: 
May 12, 2016
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Childhood and Education, Health and Health Care, Humanities, Psychology, Social Work

LIVERPOOL: THURSDAY 12 MAY 2016: 6.30 – 9.00 pm  Public lecture with The Rt Hon Frank Field who will deliver the keynote lecture, ‘Eleanor Rathbone and the Life Chances of Children.’ We are also pleased to announce that Claire Dove, OBE DL, Chief Executive of The Blackburne House Group, will be talking about the effect on families of the cuts in adult education. Other expert speakers, both from PSS (Personal Shaped Service

Making Modern Disability: Histories of Disability, Design, and Technology

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 1, 2016
Location: 
Delaware, United States
Subject Fields: 
Childhood and Education, Health and Health Care, Human Rights, Public Health, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

Call for Papers

 

Making Modern Disability: Histories of Disability, Design, and Technology

 

A Conference at the Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, Delaware

 

October 28, 2016

 

The Comics Work of Neil Gaiman: In Darkness, In Light, and In Shadow

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 15, 2016
Location: 
Kentucky, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, British History / Studies, Childhood and Education, Cultural History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies
full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Michael Sommers, CMU, and Kyle Eveleth, U-Kentucky

CCWH Catherine Prelinger Memorial Award 2016

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
May 15, 2016
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Asian American History / Studies, Childhood and Education, Diplomacy and International Relations, Eastern Europe History / Studies

The Coordinating Council for Women in History will award $20,000 to a scholar, with a Ph.D. or has advanced to candidacy, who has not followed a traditional academic path of uninterrupted and completed secondary, undergraduate, and graduate degrees leading to a tenure-track faculty position. Although the recipient’s degrees do not have to be in history, the recipient’s work should clearly be historical in nature.

Good Start:Supporting Social and Emotional Competences of Pre-School Children

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 14, 2016
Location: 
Czech Republic
Subject Fields: 
Childhood and Education, Educational Technology, Psychology, Social Sciences, Sociology

Prague based educational NGO, Schola Empirica, is pleased to annouce an international conference organized within the Erasmus + Programme of the European Union. The conference will focus on the policies of pre-school education in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and UK, methods to support social and emotional development of pre-school children and innovative inclusive practicies for children from socially disadvantaged or culturally different environments.

Growing Up with the Undead: Vampires in the 20th- and 21st-Century Literature, Films and Television for Young Children

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 31, 2016
Subject Fields: 
Childhood and Education, Popular Culture Studies, Literature, Film and Film History, Cultural History / Studies

Since Bram Stoker's seminal vampire novel, Dracula, published in 1897, the figure of the vampire has been a persistent presence in Western popular culture. Though largely the remit of adult audiences since the 1970s, the vampire has become increasingly present in narratives (books/films/television) for younger children. In fact, in the 21st century, one might even venture to say it is a staple of the genre.

CFP Pedagogy & Popular Culture Area 2016 MPCA/ACA

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 30, 2016
Location: 
Ohio, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Childhood and Education, Composition & Rhetoric, Digital Humanities, Popular Culture Studies

Call for Papers, Abstracts, and Panel Proposals:
PEDAGOGY & POPULAR CULTURE AREA
2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference
Chicago, IL
Proposal Submission Deadline: APRIL 30, 2016

Thursday-Sunday, 6-9 October 2016
Hilton Rosemont Chicago O’Hare
Address: 5550 N. River Rd., Rosemont, IL 60018, Phone: (847) 678-4488

THE GRAPHIC EVIDENCE OF CHILDHOOD, 1760-1914

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
April 15, 2016
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, British History / Studies, Childhood and Education, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Literature

THE GRAPHIC EVIDENCE OF CHILDHOOD, 1760-1914
Palatine Learning Centre
Durham University 
Friday, 15 April 2016

This event is sponsored by Durham University’s Institute of Advanced Study, the Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies, the Centre for Visual Arts and Culture, and the Department of Philosophy.

TOPICS AND SPEAKERS

8:45-9:20 Coffee

9:20-9:30 INTRODUCTORY COMMENTS

Dr Matthew Daniel Eddy
Durham University

9:30-11:00  SESSION 1

CFP: Robin Williams: Essays on the Man and the Movies (Contracted collection); abstracts 4/17/2016

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 17, 2016
Location: 
Michigan, United States
Subject Fields: 
Childhood and Education, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, Popular Culture Studies, Sexuality Studies

CFP: Robin Williams: Essays on the Man and the Movies (contracted collection) (4/17/2016)

With his untimely passing in 2014, Robin Williams left behind a huge body of film work, from comedies to dramas, to satire, to animation and voice-over work.

Scholarly essays are sought for a collection on the filmic work and artistry of Robin Williams. All films and theoretical approaches welcome.

Possible topics may include but are not limited to (Listed films are merely suggestions):

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