CFP: [American] â"Passenger Flight in Postwar U.S. Literatureâ (ALA; 5/22-5/25/08)

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Marit J. MacArthur
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Call For Papers: “Passenger Flight in Postwar U.S. Literature” (ALA;

American Literature Association annual conference
San Francisco, CA
May 22-25, 2008

Paper proposals are invited on any work of postwar U.S. literature
concerned with the experience and representation of passenger flight.
Topics may include, but are not limited to:

- Tourism
- Globalization
- Internal Migration
- Immigration
- Exile
- Long-distance commuting
- Media/mediation on-board
- In-flight food studies
- First class/coach/business class, etc.
- Landscape meditation
- Aerial perception
- Terrorism

Please submit an abstract of 250-300 words and a current C.V. to Marit
MacArthur at and Chris Schaberg at by January 15th, 2008.

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