CFP: Travel and Tourism Area of MAP/ACA Conference, Nov. 7-9, 2013

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Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association

Call for papers for the Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Conference

November 7-9 2013

The Travel and Tourism area of MAPACA seeks papers that discuss and explore any aspect of travel and/or tourism. Topics for this area include, but are not limited to, the following:

- travel and gender/race/class
- personal travel narratives
- heritage tourism
- material culture and tourism
- and, of course, Atlantic City!

Please feel free to consider a wide range of materials, texts and experiences. Applicants are encouraged to consider multi-media (or other alternative format) presentations if those formats would better suit their topics, and may also propose 3- or 4-person panels and roundtables.

To submit a proposal, please fill out a form at
(make sure to select Travel and Tourism from the drop down menu) by June 15th.

Students (both undergraduate and graduate) and independent scholars are encouraged to apply. Please feel free to send questions via email to

For more information about the conference, please see

Jennifer Erica Sweda
Travel and Tourism Area Chair