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Midwest Modern Language Association (session: Artists & Activists: Travel Writing / Writing Travel ) (Cincinnati, Ohio: 9-12 November 2017)

Deadline: 5 Apr 2017

The Midwest Modern Language Association’s Permanent Session of Travel Writing / Writing Travel is soliciting proposals for 20-minute papers. This year’s conference theme – 'Artists and Activists' – provides rich opportunity to explore the shared concerns (and complications) of travel, art, and activism. Papers on any aspect of this topic from any time period are welcome, including but not limited to the following ideas:

* the politics of travel and travel writing
* the politicized subjectivity of the traveller / writer
* travel as activism
* the ways in which travel writing affirms or denies its own politics
* travel writing as manifesto

Of especial interest are papers that create space for dialogue across disciplines or genres.

Please email proposals of 500 words for consideration.

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Filed under: Call for Papers - Conferences

Last updated: 19 Mar 2017


 

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