University of Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria, 11-13 September 2014
Extended deadline for abstract submissions: 1 May 2014
We invite all with an interest in the study of travel writing to the thirteenth Borders and Crossings conference from 11-13 September 2014. Proposals for 20-minute papers and for full panels are sought from scholars working in all areas of travel writing, including literary studies, book history, geography, art history, translation studies, anthropology, history, and media studies. Current travel writers are also very welcome and there will be space for readings.
Papers on all aspects and periods of travel writing are welcome, and areas of enquiry might include (but are not limited to) the following:
The conference languages are English and French. Please indicate in which language you’d like to deliver your paper.
Please send a 250-word abstract by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org; B.Colbert@wlv.ac.uk; and G.Hambrook@wlv.ac.uk. Please include a note of your institutional affiliation and your preferred e-mail address.
Information about accommodation costs and the conference fee will be e-mailed to all potential participants in April. Postgraduate students and unsalaried participants will pay reduced fees.