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Travel Studies - NEPCA 2020 Conference (Northeast Popular Culture Association Annual Meeting, 2020)

Manchester, New Hampshire
Organization: Northeast Popular Culture Association
Event: Northeast Popular Culture Association Annual Meeting, 2020
Categories: Comparative, Interdisciplinary, Popular Culture, Aesthetics, Anthropology/Sociology, Classical Studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Film, TV, & Media, Food Studies, History, Philosophy, Miscellaneous
Event Date: 2020-10-23 to 2020-10-24 Abstract Due: 2020-06-01

The Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) will hold its 2020 conference October 23-24 at Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester, NH.

 

The Travel Studies Area of NEPCA invites paper proposals on the subject of travel and tourism, broadly conceived.  Paper proposals may include (but are not limited to) analysis and critical perspectives on topics such as:

 

·         Depictions of travel in art, film, literature, and television

·         Historic sites, museums, and monuments

·         History of travel and tourism

·         Marketing of travel and tourism

·         Material culture and travel (i.e. souvenirs)

·         Militourism

·         Moral perspectives on travel and tourism

·         Specialty travel (i.e. business, educational, religious)

·         Transportation

·         Travel accommodations (i.e. hotels, motels)

·         Travel and tour companies

·         Travel media (i.e. television programs, websites)

·         Travel writing (i.e. narratives, guidebooks, blogs)

 

Proposals for individual papers as well as complete panels are welcome.  Please submit paper proposals through the NEPCA online submission form: https://nepca.blog/conference.

 

For more information, please see the NEPCA website: https://nepca.blog/

 

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: JUNE 1, 2020.

 

https://nepca.blog/conference/

mvanells@qcc.cuny.edu

Mark D. Van Ells