Welcome to IRSCL Congress 2017!

The Congress theme is “Possible & Impossible Children: Intersections of Children’s Literature & Childhood Studies."

Saturday, July 29 through Wednesday, August 2, 2017
York University (Keele Campus), Toronto, Canada

The IRSCL Congress 2017 Organizing Committee, with the help of 70 anonymous vettors, has now completed the vetting of all paper and panel proposals. We have notified all those who proposed papers or panels of the results in e-mail messages sent from irscl17@yorku.ca .

If you submitted a proposal and have not received a notification, please:

  1. check your SPAM box to see if the message is there;
  2. contact us by e-mail and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Online registration opens 13 February 2017, with special “early-bird” fees available until 13 April 2017.

Please see details about registration, Congress fees, Congress dinner fees, and special excursions and events on the Registration page.  (Beginning 13 February, a link to the online registration form will appear on that page.)

Please see details about Accommodation page.

Please see details about Travel page.

Cheryl Cowdy & Peter E. Cumming

We look forward to having you join us in Toronto, Canada, at York University, in 2017, for IRSCL CONGRESS 2017!

Call for Papers (in English and French) (PDF)