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Eileen Wallace Research Fellowship in Children's Literature

The Eileen Wallace Research Fellowship in Children's Literature, valued up to $5,000 (CDN) per annum, invites proposals for research and scholarship using the resources of the University of New Brunswick's Eileen Wallace Children's Literature Collection. Proposals are welcomed from anyone who can provide evidence of competence and scholarly background and outline a practical and worthwhile project using the resources of the Collection. Application forms are available from: Children's Literature Collection, Harriet Irving Library, University of New Brunswick, PO Box 4400, Fredericton, NB, E3B 5A3, Canada. Telephone (506) 452-6044 or on our website Deadline for application is March 1st, 2007, with fellowship to be awarded after July 1st of the same year.

The Looking Glass invites submissions to all columns and sections for the following special issue:

Indigenous Peoples

Deadline for Submissions: 1 November 2006

Publication date: April 2007

Critical and informative articles are welcome on indigenous peoples of the world, such as the Aborigine, Ainu, Native Americans, and First Nations. Topics should include indigenous peoples' cultures and literatures, storytelling practices, stories and tales, childrearing practices and coming-of-age rituals, how indigenous peoples are portrayed in dominant cultures' children's literature historically and in contemporary times, and the effects of globalization on indigenous cultures and children. Please see Contribute! for submission guidelines and editorial policies.

Volume 10, Issue 3 The Looking Glass 2 September, 2006

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