CFP The Frankenstein Story in Children’s and Young Adult Culture (10/1/2017; PCA 3/28-31/2018)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 1, 2017
Location: 
Indiana, United States
Subject Fields: 
Popular Culture Studies, Literature, Film and Film History, Childhood and Education, Art, Art History & Visual Studies

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

CFP for the Yearbook of the German Children’s Literature Research Society 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2017
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Childhood and Education, German History / Studies, Literature, Popular Culture Studies, Social History / Studies

The second volume[1] 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.

Registration for "Good, Fast, Cheap: Printed Words & Images in America Before 1900" now open

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 6, 2017 to October 7, 2017
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Childhood and Education, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Communication

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."

Managing, Researching, and Enabling Respectful Sexual Conduct in Higher Education

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
February 19, 2018 to February 20, 2018
Location: 
Belgium
Subject Fields: 
Childhood and Education, Management and Leadership Studies, Research and Methodology, Sexuality Studies, Teaching and Learning

Managing, Researching, and Enabling Respectful Sexual Conduct in Higher Education

19- 20 February 2018

KANTL – The Royal Academy of Dutch Language and Literature
Ghent, Belgium

CfA: Georg Eckert Textbook Research Award

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
September 30, 2017
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Childhood and Education, Digital Humanities, Educational Technology, History Education, Teaching and Learning

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.

Looking for articles about effective parenting practices

Type: 
Call for Papers
Location: 
Delaware, United States
Subject Fields: 
Psychology, Childhood and Education, Communication, Humanities, Social Sciences

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.

EAHN 2018 Session: Spaces for children as 'citizens of the future' in the service of 20th century political ideologies.

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2017
Location: 
Estonia
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Childhood and Education, Cultural History / Studies, Urban History / Studies

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.

NEMLA: Teaching 'Fake News'

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 12, 2018 to April 15, 2018
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
Composition & Rhetoric, Childhood and Education

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.

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