CFP – On the Margins: Postgraduate Seminar on Travel Writing

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On the Margins: Postgraduate Seminar on Travel Writing

The Centre for Travel Writing Studies, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Campus: 30 June 2016

Deadline: 15 Mar 2016


The Centre of Travel Writing Studies (CTWS) at Nottingham Trent University invites postgraduates researching travel writing of all eras to join us in a one-day workshop exploring travel writing ‘on the margins’.

Commemorating the 20th anniversary of the journal, Studies in Travel Writing, edited by Tim Youngs, this workshop celebrates the growing popularity of travel writing as an area of study, and its increasing expansion beyond the margins of literary and cultural studies over the past two decades. At the same time, we encourage a new generation of scholars to address those aspects and varieties of travel writing which remain on the margins of the discipline. We are therefore especially interested to hear from researchers whose work destabilises or complicates the genre…

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