Sunday, February 27, 2005

Call for papers: Space(s) in Children's Literature

Call for papers: Space(s) in Children's Literature

SCMLA (South Central Modern Language Assn), October 27-29, 2005 (Houston, Texas)
Deadline March 15, 2005

For presentation at SCMLA, we invite submissions on space(s) in children's literature. Topics may include, but are not limited to:

-fantastic and/or psychological spaces
-pop-up books/ the book as a physical object
-class-based, racial, or gender-based spaces
-utopias or dystopias
-hideouts and hideaways
-giants or miniature characters
-issues of home or place
-thresholds or boundaries
-journeys into the earth or into space
-connections between time & space
-natural vs. constructed spaces

Please send 1-page abstracts by March 15. If you send an electronic
submission, please use MSWord or rich text format.

Jennifer Geer
Department of English
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
P.O. Box 44691
Lafayette, LA 70504