I’m looking to put together a panel on travel writing and/in the periodical press for this year’s BAVS conference, “Consuming the Victorians” (http://bavs2016.co.uk/). Expressions of interest from scholars looking at any aspect of travel/travel writing and the periodical press are most welcome.
The panel, thus far, looks at women’s serial periodical travel writing. My paper will look at the periodical travel writing of Frances Minto Elliot (née Dickinson), while a second panellist will be discussing Harriet Martineau’s travel reportage. However, we are interested in papers which treat any aspect of travel and periodical culture. The deadline for proposals is March 1, so I would be looking for completed abstracts on or before February 21 so that I can draw the panel together. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com to register initial interest at your earliest convenience.