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Call for Papers: Literature, Media, and the Romance of Childhood (Quezon City, the Philippines)

Literature, Media, and the Romance of Childhood: States of Innocence and the Business of Frightening Our Children, an interdisciplinary conference for early career researchers and postgraduates MA/MS/PhD students and independent researchers are welcome. When: Tuesday, August 21, 2012 (9 a.m. - 6 p.m.*) and Wednesday, August 22, 2012 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.) Where: The University of the Philippines-Diliman, Quezon City (specific rooms to be announced) We welcome 250- to 300-word abstracts from postgraduates and early career researchers who would like to contribute 20-minute papers to a two-day conference at the University of the Philippines-Diliman. Paper topics include but are not limited to: children's literature innocence and experience the sexualization of children in literature and in the media the gothic imagination and the literature of horror conduct literature and media didacticism maternity, paternity, and parenting the Harry Potter phenomenon and relevant popular literature e