19- 20 February 2018
KANTL – The Royal Academy of Dutch Language and Literature
Registration for the 19th Annual Conference On Illinois History is now open.
Friend or Fiend?
The Frankenstein Story in Children’s and Young Adult Culture
A Special Session of the Children’s and YA Literature and Culture Area of the Popular Culture Association
Sponsored by Frankenstein and the Fantastic, an outreach effort of the Fantastic (Fantasy, Horror, and Science Fiction) Area of the Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association
For the 2018 Annual Conference of the Popular Culture Association meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana, from 28-31 March 2018
Proposals no later than 1 October 2017
The second volume of the open access, peer-reviewed Jahrbuch der Gesellschaft für Kinder- und Jugendliteraturforschung/GKJF (Yearbook of the German Children’s Literature Research Society) takes the upcoming 50thanniversary of 1968 as an opportunity to explore both the historical and contemporary dimensions of this caesura.
The Center for Historic American Visual Culture at the American Antiquarian Society and the American Printing History Association are hosting a joint conference on October 6-7, 2017 at the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts. Registration is now open for "Good, Fast, Cheap: Printed Words & Images in America Before 1900."
The Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research, Member of the Leibniz Association, makes a biennial research award, sponsored by the Braunschweig-based educational publisher Westermann, for excellence in academic work in the field of international research into educational media.
I am interested in publishing a book about research-based parenting practices. The book would attempt to "translate" academic jargon that is used in published work, so that a general, non-academic audience can benefit from research findings.
The format of any article (1000-3000 words) or chapter (5000-10000 words) would be:
I. Introduction to the "problem" - introduce the reader to an issue for parents - an obstacle, goal or strategy. This should be in the format of a story or vignette.
The recognition of childhooh and the autonomy of children since the 18th century resulted in the provision of distinctive spaces specifically designed for them. Schools, medical facilities, playgrounds, orphanages, cultural spaces, sports facilities, among others typologies, were created during the 20th century, envisaged by Ellen Key as the century of the child.
Over the last several years, the issue of “fake news” – misleading or outright deceptive reporting designed to advance a particular agenda – has become a prominent feature of our media ecology. The Oxford Dictionary chose “post-truth” as its Word of the Year for 2016, Time Magazine ran a full-cover headline in 2017 asking the question “Is Truth Dead?,” and the term “fake news” has been employed liberally by both spokespeople for the Trump administration and its critics.