The International Society for Travel Writing seeks 20-minute papers for a session entitled “Race and Mobility in Southern Travel Writing,” scheduled for the 2008 Annual Convention of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (7-9 November 2008, in Louisville, KY).
Papers may address any topic suggested by the terms of the session title. Preference will be given to papers that most clearly address the terms of the title in relation to texts about travel in the American South or to travel texts written by American Southern authors.
Paper proposals should run no more than two pages and should be submitted electronically, if possible. Deadline for submissions is 15 May 2008. Notification will be made by 22 May 2008.
Submissions should be sent to Russ Pottle, Ph.D., Academic Dean and Abbot David Melancon Endowed Professor, Office of Academic Affairs, Saint Joseph Seminary College, 75376 River Road, Saint Benedict, LA, 70457; or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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