SWPACA Children's/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area

Country: USA

City: Albuquerque

Abstr. due: 01.11.2016

Dates: 15.02.17 — 18.02.17

Area Of Sciences: Humanities; Cultural science;

Organizing comittee e-mail: diana.dominguez@utrgv.edu

Organizers: Southwest Popular/American Culture Association


Topics may include, but are not limited to:

Diversity in Children’s and YA literature (gender, race/ethnicity, disability, body image, sexual identity)

Use of innovative or “novel” formats for both children’s and YA literature

The next “big” thing in children’s and YA literature

Film adaptation issues

Historical approaches to children’s and YA literature and culture

New readings of children’s and YA literature and culture

Re-imaginings of myth, fairy tale, and other traditional stories

Explorations of specific authors in the children’s and YA areas

Fan fiction and fan followings of books, films, and authors

Beyond books and films

Awards for children’s and YA literature (issues and controversies)

Conference Web-Site: https://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/cfp/2016/09/01/cfp-swpaca-childrensyoung-adult-literature-and-culture-area