category: travel writing

Etudes Irlandaises/French Journal of Irish Studies Spring 2014 issue. Deadline for submission: June 30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Etudes Irlandaises/French Journal of Irish Studies
contact email: 
alexandra.slaby@unicaen.fr

Etudes Irlandaises is a peer-reviewed journal publishing articles in English and French which explore all aspects of Irish literature, history, culture and arts from ancient times to the present.

The Asian Conference on Education 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The international Academic Forum (IAFOR)
contact email: 
ace@iafor.org

The International Academic Forum in partnership with Waseda University (Japan), Birkbeck University of London (UK), The National Institute of Education (Singapore), The National University of Tainan (

[UPDATE] Transpacific Memory: Life Writing across the Western Divide

full name / name of organization: 
2014 Chicago MLA special session
contact email: 
Mary Goodwin at profgood@hotmail.com.

[UPDATE] Cooper at Sea, 19th James Fenimore Cooper Conference, Oneonta, NY, July 8-12, 2012, due March 31, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
19th International James Fenimore Cooper Conference/Seminar
contact email: 
hechtrw@oneonta.edu

For the 2013 conference we are seeking papers that consider Cooper’s contribution to maritime literature, naval history, and his influence on subsequent authors of sea adventure and sea travel.

2013 SFSU Humanities Symposium Conference

full name / name of organization: 
San Franciscso State University Humanities Department
contact email: 
2013humsym@gmail.com

CONFERENCE DATE: Saturday April 13th, 2013
Proposal Deadline: Friday March 29th, 2013

[UPDATE] Colloquium - Sexual Futures: Versions of the Sexual Past, Visions of the Sexual Future - 5-6 September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
contact email: 
j.funke@exeter.ac.uk

Colloquium

Sexual Futures: Versions of the Sexual Past, Visions of the Sexual Future

University of Exeter, UK

5-6 September 2013

[UPDATE] CFP: 2013 International Conference: Migrants and Their Memories (Deadline Extended to March 10)

full name / name of organization: 
Research Center for Humanities / National Sun Yat-sen University
contact email: 
chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Scientists recently found that migration was a main factor that shaped human behavior (Don Jones, Nature News).

Futures of Cognitive Approaches to Literature – Nov. 1-3 2013 - PAMLA special session

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
trueambe@msu.edu

This special session seeks submissions that employ and/or consider cognitive approaches to literature.

LMU Munich Doctoral Fellowship Program in "Globalization and Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
LMu Munich
contact email: 
J.Habjan@lmu.de

The DFG-Research Training Group "Globalization and Literature" at LMU Munich invites applications for 7 Doctoral Fellowships starting in October, 2013, for up to 3 years.

“’Is it safe to travel alone?’: British Women Travelers and False Concepts of Vulnerability” MLA 2014, January 9-12, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association/College English Association
contact email: 
dnielsen@murraystate.edu

During the 17th, 18th, and early 19th centuries, upper-class British men participated in the Grand Tour, visiting the Continent, exploring their sexuality, and learning about the world in ways that th

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