IN THE HUMANITIES:
Literature, History, and Culture
OCTOBER 23-25, 2009
Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Massachusetts Maritime Academy is pleased to host a maritime conference in the humanities at its campus on the Cape Cod Canal in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts. The keynote speaker for the conference will be Nathaniel Philbrick, National Book Award-winning author of In the Heart of the Sea, Sea of Glory, Mayflower, and other works. Scholars will be presenting papers on a variety of subjects and historic periods relating to the individualís or civilizationís relationship with the sea through literature, history, and culture. The schedule of panels will be posted on the conference Web site (listed below) in August.
The conference is intended to provide a forum for maritime scholars to present their work, as well as to launch the Academyís new annual peer-reviewed journal, The Nautilus: A Maritime Journal of Literature, History, and Culture. The first issue will be published in 2010. Selected conference papers will appear in the premier issue of the journal.
Please see the conference Web site, www.maritime.edu/MaritimeConference, for information about the conference schedule, registration, and accommodations.
If you have any general questions, please contact Dr. Kathryn Mudgett by mail at Department of Humanities, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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