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>Subject: CFP: Teaching Literature Through Travel/Study Abroad 
>(2/15/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)
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>CFP: Teaching Literature  Through Travel/Study Abroad (2/15/07; RMMLA =20
>10/4-6/07)
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>Teaching Literature through Travel or  Study Abroad Courses
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>*2007 RMMLA Conference in beautiful  Calgary, Alberta,  Canada, October 4-6,=
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>2007.=20
>*As of December 31, 2006, Americans will need a passport for all air  and se=
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>travel to and from Canada. =20
>I seek papers for an exciting  special session panel addressing study abroad=
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>courses or courses with any kind  of travel component, whether international=
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>or national.  This panel intends to explore  methodologies and pedagogical=20
>issues relevant to courses in which place occupies  a particularly prominent=
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>position as students visit or inhabit spaces of  literary significance. Both=
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>literature courses and interdisciplinary courses  which include a literature=
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>emphasis are invited.
>Paper topics can be as varied as an examination of how  visits to writers
>homes and haunts supplement classroom study; a discussion of  a successful
>literary pilgrimage with students; an observation of student  perceptions of
>  self
>as traveler; a how-to and/or a what-not-to-do for  travel/study 
>abroad courses.
>Presenters might consider, among other things, discussing  their course
>design, rationale for text selection, travel itineraries, and  successful
>assignments.  =20
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>Send a 200 word abstract to Barbara Vielma at [log in to unmask]
>(mailto:[log in to unmask])   by  February 15, 2007, for  consideration.
>Hard copies of submissions may be sent to:
>Barbara  Vielma
>Dept. of English =20
>University of Texas-Pan  American
>Edinburg, TX  78539
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>Details can be found  at _www.rmmla.org_ (http://www.rmmla.org/) .

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