Travel and Tourism Studies (Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Assn)

deadline for submissions: 
June 30, 2023
full name / name of organization: 
MAPACA (Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Assn.)

CONFERENCE TO BE HELD November 9-11, 2023 in Philadelphia, PA, USA

Travel and Tourism Studies as a discipline continues to gain popularity in academia, in part because of its inter-disciplinary nature. The Travel and Tourism area 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
- travel and religion
- travel and war
- personal travel narratives
- heritage tourism
- material culture and tourism

***VIRTURAL Travel and Tourism! How has lockdown affected travel around the globe?***

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.

Submit a brief (300 words) abstract at by June 30, '23.

Students (both undergraduate and graduate) and independent scholars are encouraged to apply. Please feel free to send questions to Jennifer Erica Sweda