category: travel writing

NeMLA (Boston Mar. 21-24, 2013): On the Road before _On the Road_: Transatlantic Travel Narratives, 1850-1918

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Simon, chair (Utah Valley University)
contact email: 
lsimon@uvu.edu

The poetics of the road trip are frequently associated with literature of the twentieth century: from Steinbeck’s tragic-epic account of automobile displacement, to Kerouac’s celebration of carefr

18th and 19th Century British Women Writers Conference 2013 "Customs," Apr 4-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers Association
contact email: 
BWWC2013@gmail.com

The 2013 British Women Writers Conference will center around the theme of “Customs.” Customs are often thought of as the habits or social norms that dictate behavior, sometimes so rigidly that th

CFP: Motor Culture and the Road, SW/TX PCA/ACA, Ann. Conf. Feb, 13-16, 2013, Proposals Due: Nov. 16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
srusnak@ggc.edu

Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association 34th Annual Conference, February 13-16, 2013, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Area: Motor Culture and the Road, Chair: Stacy Rusnak

11th Global Conference: Violence (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
v11@inter-disciplinary.net

11th Global Conference
Violence

Thursday 9th May – Saturday 11th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

The Southern Studies Conference at Auburn University Montgomery (February 8-9, 2013):

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University Montgomery Liberal Arts
contact email: 
aumlac@aum.edu

The third annual Liberal Arts Conference at Auburn University Montgomery invites panel and paper proposals on the literature of the American South. Topics might include:

2013 College English Association-Caribbean Chapter Conference, March 15 & 16th, "Technology and the Humanities"

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

The College English Association—Caribbean Chapter, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English, welcomes proposals for presentations (20-minute papers) for our 2013 annual conference which will be he

The Review of English Studies Annual Prize

full name / name of organization: 
The Review of English Studies
contact email: 
rosanna.denning@oup.com

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3rd Global Conference: Femininities and Masculinities

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fm3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Femininities and Masculinities

Tuesday 21st May – Friday 24th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

[REMINDER] CFP: Loco/Motion (Annual Conference for the NCSA, Fresno, California, March 7-9)

full name / name of organization: 
THE NINETEENTH CENTURY STUDIES ASSOCIATION
contact email: 
sternk@longwood.edu

The long nineteenth century set the world on the move. Travel became increasingly important for business and pleasure, for war and peace.

ASECS 2013 CFP: "Remapping 'Scientific' Travels"

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, April 4-7 2013
contact email: 
danielle.spratt@csun.edu and annethell@yahoo.com

Scholars have made much of the Royal Society‘s reform of travel writing that occurred in the late seventeenth century. And indeed, the new philosophy had a far-reaching impact on the travel genre.

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