CFP: Travel, The New Science, and Literary Discourse (9/1/06; ASECS, 3/22/07-3/25/07)

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Call for Papers - =93Beasts, Birds, and Fishes: Travel, The New Science, =
and Literary Discourse=94=20
ASECS - Atlanta, Georgia March 22-March 25, 2007

This panel will explore travel discourse and science after the formation =
of the Royal Society. Papers might reflect on any area of science, =
including mathematics, astronomy, natural history, etc. and the travel =
may be imagined or =91real=92. Literary discourse may be assumed to be =
prose (fiction or non-fiction, including letters, journals, diaries, =
etc), drama, and/or poetry. How did those who engaged in travel =
discourse incorporate the New Science in their text(s) and to or for =
what purpose? Of interest might be proposals reflecting on questions =
of history and historicisms) and/or utopic/dystopic possibilities , or =
even anxiety about changes brought about by discovery=97both from an =
expanding world and from scientific discovery.

Please forward a 300-500 word abstract and vita by September 1, 2006 to = or by regular mail to arrive by September 1, 2006 to =
Judy A Hayden, Associate Professor of English, U. of Tampa, Dept. of =
English, 401 West Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida 33606-1490; Tel: =
813/253-3333, ext. 3535; Fax: 813/258-7237.

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