MAPACA: Travel & Tourism Panels; Pittsburgh, PA, 11/01/12-11/03/12 (Submissions Due 6/15/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
TravelTourismMAPACA@ymail.com (Jennifer Erica Sweda)

The Travel and Tourism area seeks papers that explore and discuss any aspect of travel and tourism. Topics for this area include, but are not limited to, the following:
- heritage tourism
- travel and gender/race/class
- writing travel
- politics and tourism
- personal travel narratives

To submit a proposal, please send a 200-word abstract and a brief bio by June 15, 2012. Undergraduates and independent scholars are welcome; panels of 3 or 4 presenters, single papers, roundtables, or alternative formats are encouraged.

*Please note: Presenters may only present 1 paper; please do not submit multiple papers to multiple areas of MAPACA*

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cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
interdisciplinary
popular_culture
travel_writing