"Gothic Routes: Travel Writing and the Gothic"
ASECS in Pittsburgh, March 31-April 3rd, 2016
This panel will focus on the connections between travel writing as a genre and the uses of, representations about, and innovative connections between it and conventions of the gothic. Themes and topics may include: narrative relationships between the gothic and travel narratives, gender and travel writing/gothic tropes, empire and the gothic/travel narratives, exploration and the gothic, finding the "other" and the narrative of travel writing and the gothic.
Please send abstract to M. Soledad Caballero, Associate Professor of English, firstname.lastname@example.org, by Sept. 15, 2015