Motor Culture and the Road relates to a wide variety of areas of cultural significance in the global context. By expanding the concept of “motor” to mobility in general, and increasing our understanding of the road as both a liberating and confining space, we can explore our ever-shifting notions of identity formation.
SWTX welcomes scholars at all levels. Graduate students are encouraged, and SWTX awards a number of monetary awards for the best graduate papers
Potential Topics: The Road Movie, Videogames, Art, Advertising, Architecture, Gender, Race, Any aspect of Car/Motorcycle Culture: Shows, Customs, Industry; The Road, Route 66, Maps, GPS, Nation and Citizenship "Going Green." SWTX welcomes any topic relating to Motor Culture and the Road.
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