category: travel writing

“FOR TO TRAVEL HOPEFULLY IS BETTER THAN TO ARRIVE” – TALES OF IMMIGRATION AND DISPLACEMENT (SAMLA; 11/9-11, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Myrna Santos/Nova Southeastern University
contact email: 
smyrna@nova.edu

“FOR TO TRAVEL HOPEFULLY IS BETTER THAN TO ARRIVE” – TALES OF IMMIGRATION AND DISPLACEMENT--South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference, Durham, NC--November 9-11, 2012

Writing Exile and Engendering Subjectivity in Modern French and Francophone Literature - SAMLA - November 9-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association Graduate Students' Forum in French
contact email: 
rharri2@tigers.lsu.edu

In her 2004 novel Biographie de la faim, Amélie Nothomb describes her experience of exile as the child of a Belgian diplomat: “Jamais était le pays que j’habitais.

Session on Canadian Literature -- MMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
cwalla3@luc.edu

This permanent section invites papers on any topic regarding Canadian Literature, but especially welcomes proposals addressing the conference theme of "debt," broadly understood.

[UPDATE] The New Sound: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Art & Literature (Deadline extended: June 22, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The University of New Haven
contact email: 
thenewsound@newhaven.edu

The New Sound: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Art & Literature publishes short fiction, poetry, essays, drama, art and book reviews.

Health and Illness in Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures (CSLC), Taipei Medical University (TMU), Taiwan
contact email: 
cameralove@tmu.edu.tw

TMU Language and Culture Forum 2012: Health and Illness in Culture
Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
Friday, December 21, 2012

Narratives of Travel in Middle Eastern Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
eda.dedebas@uconn.edu

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

The Search in the Writings of Walker Percy (panel at SAMLA 2012); deadline June 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Stapleton
contact email: 
stapleton@unc.edu

2012 SAMLA CONFERENCE CALLS FOR PAPERS November 9-11, 2012 Research Triangle, North Carolina Special Focus: Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile

"Food and Film" at bienniel Film and History Conference, 26-30 Sept. 2012, Milwaukee, WI

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Hertweck, University of Nevada, Reno
contact email: 
thertweck@unr.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Food of the Gods: The Mythic Poetics of Food, Drink, and Eating in Film and Television

Lit&Tour - International Conference on Literature and Tourism November 26th Lisbon Call deadline 14th June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Comparative Studies of the Faculty of Letters of the University of Lisbon and School of Management, Hospitality and Tourism of the University of the Algarve
contact email: 
lit&tour@fl.ul.pt

MWASECS 2012 October 11-13

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern American Society for 18th-Century Studies
contact email: 
jkaren.ray@washburn.edu or sspencer@uco.edu

The Midwestern American Society for 18th-Century Studies (MWASECS)invites paper and panel proposals for its annual meeting, Oct. 11-14 2012.

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