CFP: [Travel] Travel Writing Nov.1, 2007: CEA March 27-29, 2008
College English Association National Conference
March 27-29, 2008
St. Louis, Missouri
We invite papers on travel writing for the 39th annual meeting of the CEA.
These papers might be criticism, reflection, or even â€œhow to write travel
writingâ€. They may focus on early Americana like Alexis de Tocquevilleâ€™s
Democracy in America or Lewis and Clarkâ€™s journals, modern classics like
Kerouacâ€™s On the Road or Steinbeckâ€™s Travels with Charlie, or
contemporary works like Frances Mayes A Year in the World, Peter Mayleâ€™s
Toujours Provence, or Elizabeth Gilbertâ€™s Eat, Pray, Love: One Womanâ€™s
Search for Everything Across Italy, India, and Indonesia. Papers on such
classics as Chaucerâ€™s Canterbury Tales or Homerâ€™s Oddessey and Illiad are
most welcomed. Even papers focused on works of science fiction travel will
Proposals should be submitted via the online database at
http://english.ttu.edu/cea/conftool by November 1st, 2007.
When you submit your proposal, you may use a pull-down menu to indicate
your topic. Indicate at that pull-down menu that your submission should be
directed to me, Ed Demerly, chair of the travel literature panels.
To preserve time for discussion, CEA limits presentations to 15 minutes.
All presenters must become members of the College English Association by
January 1, 2008. For membership information, contact Joe Pestino at
For more information about CEA, the general conference theme, or other
special sessions, please consult the CEA web site â€"
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