Travel in Africa

full name / name of organization: 
Amber Foster/Texas A&M University
contact email: 
anfostertamu.edu

What is "cultural work" is performed by Africa in the transatlantic/transnational literary imagination? This proposed special session for MLA 2015 (Vancouver) considers Africa as a site of memory, with an emphasis on new approaches to Anglophone travel narratives to/in Africa. 250 word abstract and CV by 15 March 2014.

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
eighteenth_century
ethnicity_and_national_identity
modernist studies
poetry
postcolonial
renaissance
theory
travel_writing
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian