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>Subject: CFP: International Society for Travel 
>Writing Conference (6/1/06; 9/29/06-10/1/06)
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>ISTW Call For Papers
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>The fifth International Society for Travel Writing
>conference, "Roughing It," will be held in Denver, Colorado, September
>29-October 1, 2006.
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>Proposals for panels and 20 minute papers are sought from scholars
>working in all areas of travel writing worldwide, including geography,
>literary studies, history, sociology, anthropology, indigenous
>studies, political science, American studies, environmental studies,
>media studies, and travel management. ISTW is an interdisciplinary
>group whose members study all aspects of traveling, tourism, and the
>journey. Topics may address the literature of travel, exploration,
>discovery, and adventure from the ancient period to the present, as
>well as written and visual travel documents such as paintings,
>guidebooks, postcards, photographs, and films. In keeping with this
>yearís theme, we especially welcome studies of adventures in the west,
>including but not limited to: autobiography and tall tales;
>intersections of cultures--including eastern and western, foreign and
>native; overland travel; ëwesteringí travelerís diaries and memoirs;
>travelers on trails and rails; style and fashion statements; plains
>and mountain voyagers--all ìvariegated vagabondizingî and Rocky
>Mountain passages--ìRoughing It.î
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>Please forward 300-word abstracts, including title, professional
>affiliation, addresses (especially e-mail), phone number, and AV
>requirements by JUNE 1, 2006. Electronic submissions are highly
>encouraged. Papers should be delivered in English. Technical support
>will be supplied by the conference, including overhead projectors,
>slide projectors, DVD and VHS platforms. Send proposals as a MS Word
>attachment to Professor James Poynter <[log in to unmask]>.
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>For more information: http://www.mscd.edu/~hmt/new/travel.htm
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