CFP: Rediscovering Morocco

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the History of Discoveries, Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2013
contact email: 
lbeck@mta.ca

Session Proposal: “Rediscovering Morocco”

This session seeks to unite disparate European explorations and penetrations into Morocco, while at the same time papers may address Moroccan explorations and penetrations into Europe, the Americas or the East. Particular areas of inquiry might address: transatlantic exploration—Native Americans to Morocco, or North Africans to the Americas; European exploration and colonization of Morocco and Moroccan exploration and “colonization” of Europe; African (ie sub-Sahara, Ethiopia, Egypt) exploration of Morocco, and vice versa; or, travel diaries and narratives of European travelers to Morocco, or Moroccan travelers to Europe.

Please send inquiries and abstracts to Dr. Lauren Beck (lbeck@mta.ca) and Dr. Jim Matthews (matthews@iwu.edu) before March 25th.

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african-american
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
eighteenth_century
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
general_announcements
interdisciplinary
international_conferences
medieval
modernist studies
postcolonial
religion
renaissance
science_and_culture
travel_writing
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian