CFP: Modern Greece in 20th c. Travel Narratives (Italy) (11/20/05; Borders & Crossings, 9/7/06-9/9/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Anastasia Logotheti
contact email: 
logotheti@acgmail.gr

CFP: Modern Greece in 20th c. Travel Narratives (11/20/2005; Italy, =
9/7/06-9/9/06)

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Conference:

Borders & Crossings VI, the sixth International Conference on Travel =
Writing 7-9 September 2006

University of Palermo, Italy.

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Panel Title:

Writing Hellas: Modern Greece in 20th century Travel Narratives

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 Panel Chair:=20

Dr Anastasia Logotheti, Deree College, The American College of Greece

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Proposals for 20-minute papers for a panel on Greece are sought from =
scholars working in the area of 20th century travel narratives within =
the disciplines of literary, historical and cultural studies. This panel =
will focus on the travel narratives of one or more of the four major =
writers on Greece in the 20th century: Robert Byron, Lawrence Durrell, =
Patrick Leigh Fermor, Henry Miller. Each paper may discuss one or more =
of the works of one or more of these authors. The panel seeks to examine =
how the new philhellenes construct Hellas in their narratives. I am =
particularly interested in critical discussions informed by postcolonial =
and/or new historicist perspectives. The panel will participate in =
Borders & Crossings VI, the sixth International Conference on Travel =
Writing, which will take place September 7-9, 2006, at the University of =
Palermo, Italy.

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Please send a short CV and a 300-500 word abstract of your proposed =
paper as a Word doc attachment to logotheti_at_acgmail.gr (mention Palermo =
2006 in the subject line), or mail it to Anastasia Logotheti, Dept of =
English, Deree College, The American College of Greece, Gravias 6, 153 =
41 Aghia Paraskevi, Greece.=20

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DEADLINE: November 20, 2005.=20

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For further details or queries contact

A. Logotheti <logotheti_at_acgmail.gr>

English Department

Deree College

Gravias 6

153 42 Agia Paraskevi

Greece

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