CFP: Jeunesse – Young People, Texts, Cultures

Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures invites essay submissions for a special issue addressing mobility in relation to youth texts and culture(s). We welcome essays that consider registers of race, class, gender, and disability. Essays should be between 6,000 and 9,000 words in length and prepared for blind peer-review.
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Master of Advanced Studies in Children’s Rights (MCR)

Call for applications
2015-2016 cycle – Master of Advanced Studies in Children’s Rights (MCR)

The MCR is an interdisciplinary part-time postgraduate programme in children’s rights. Continue reading Master of Advanced Studies in Children’s Rights (MCR)

*Jeunesse* Special Issue on Consumption Out Now

The Centre for Research in Young People’s Texts and Cultures is pleased to announce that the 2014 Summer Issue, a Special Issue on Consumption, of Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures is now available. Continue reading *Jeunesse* Special Issue on Consumption Out Now

ACYIG at the AAAs!

ACYIG at the 113th AAA Annual Meeting

December 3-7, 2014
Washington, DC

Our sponsored panels will  be announced soon! Keep an eye on the Conferences page.

The conference schedule is now available!

2015 ACYIG Conference in Long Beach, CA

Enjoying the summer sunshine?  Wish you could be in the Sunshine State for a conference at California State University, Long Beach during March 1215? Imagine basking in the warmth of your colleagues interested in the anthropology of children and youth.
Stay tuned for the call for papers for the 2015 ACYIG conference, coming soon!
Heather Rae-Espinoza and Cindy Dell Clark
Chairs of ACYIG Conference 2015

CFP: Children’s Rights & Children’s Literature

Special Issue of The Lion and the Unicorn

We are seeking papers that investigate the intersections between the histories, theories, and practices of children’s rights and children’s literature. In response to the ratification of the United Nation’s Convention on the Rights of the Child (UN-CRC) in 1989, advocates and scholars have debated the necessity and revealed the complexity of defining and implementing children’s rights across the globe. Critical discourse on children’s rights, however, has not yet fully examined the role that children’s literature plays in shaping, promoting, implementing and interrogating children’s rights. This special issue invites scholars to explore the connections between the institutions of children’s rights and children’s literature. Continue reading CFP: Children’s Rights & Children’s Literature

REMINDER: Call for Contributions for the October 2014 ACYIG Newsletter

ACYIG is now soliciting contributions for theOctober 2014 issue. Please note that we have changed the submission deadline dates. We will now accept submissions on a rolling basis between Friday, August 15, 2014 and Friday, September 5, 2014. The final deadline for submission is Friday, September 5th, 2014.

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CFP: Indigenous Girls

Special Issue of Girlhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal

The special issue of Girlhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal,
“Indigenous Girls”, is open to diverse forms of expressions on the
theme. These forms can include academic articles, short stories,
personal essays, digital and other art media, and book reviews. Continue reading CFP: Indigenous Girls