Call for Papers: Nostalgia in and for Children’s Literature CFP for a guaranteed session sponsored by the MLA Forum on Children’s and Young Adult Literature. To be held at the 2024 MLA in Philadelphia, January 4-7, 2024 Nostalgia is a transideological phenomenon. Its politics depend upon the direction of its longing. There’s the restorative variety that
Here are all of the Children’s Literature and Comics/Graphic Novels sessions at the 2023 MLA, held this year in person in San Francisco — and on-line, as noted below. I’ll actually be there this year. (I’d planned to attend last year’s, but Omicron pushed most of the conference on-line. Here’s hoping any new variants prove
Here are all of the Children’s Literature and Comics/Graphic Novels sessions at the 2022 MLA, held this year in person in Washington, DC! Some of the conference will also be held on-line at [insert your location here]! I plan to be there in person, which will be my very first in-person conference or invited talk
Childrenâ€™s Literature Pedagogies in an Age of Misinformation. Non-guaranteed session asks how stories cultivate critical thinking. 1-page abstract, 2-page CV by March 15, 2021 to Brie Owen firstname.lastname@example.org, Philip Nel email@example.com.
The 2021 MLA is not in Toronto, as we thought it would be at this time last year – indeed, at this time even six months ago. The 2021 MLA is… wherever you are. Like everything else, it’s on Zoom! But it is happening! Questions about what this will look like? Check out the MLA’s Virtual
Comics and Graphic Narratives for Young Audiences Co-sponsored by the MLA Forum on Comics and Graphic Narratives and the MLA Forum on Children’s and Young Adult Literature. This panel for the 2021 MLA Convention in Toronto (Jan 7-10, 2021) explores intersections between children’s literature and comics (including manga and graphic novels). All periods and nations welcome. Children’s
With thanks to Ramona Caponegro for creating the initial document, here are the panels devoted to Children’s Literature, Comics/Graphic Novels, or Childhood Studies at the 2020 Modern Language Association Convention in Seattle. Hope to see you there! Also, if anything is missing, please alert me and I will add it. Thank you! 080. Diverse Destinies:
Going to the MLA Convention in Chicago? Here are all the sessions on children and YA literature, and on comics.Â Or, at least, this is what I could find.Â If I’ve missed anything, please let me know.Â Thanks! 012: Comics Fandom in Transition Â 12:00 PM—1:15 PM Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 Â Hyatt Regency – Roosevelt 3
In 1969, Sesame Street made its debut on PBS in the U.S. It has since become not just an American institution, but an international one – broadcast in 150 countries, and in over 30 languages. This show – as cross-media and transnational phenomenon – is thus an ideal subject for the MLA’s textual transactions theme,
It is time again to gather ’round in fluorescent rooms, adjust the sound (“can you hear me?”), smile, and present to all four or fifty-seven who found the right room, the right day. Coffee! Insecurity! MLA! January 3rd through 7th is the Modern Language Association’s annual conference, held this year (2018) in New York City.