Friday, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 311, JW Marriott
Theorizing Travel Literature: Issues of Genre, Form, and Representation
Program arranged by the forum GS Travel Writing. Presiding: Katarina Gephardt, Kennesaw State Univ.
1. “Genres of Projection: Travel Literature, Utopia, and Forms of Fictionality,” Debapriya Sarkar, Hendrix Coll.
2. “Traveling Palimpsests: Expectations, Experience, and the Genres of Travel Writing,” Andrea Kaston Tange, Macalester Coll.
3. “Narrator, Vignette, and Travel Text without End,” Stacy Burton, Univ. of Nevada, Reno
4. “Reclaiming Travel Writing’s Beaten Tracks: Toward a New Comparativism,” Christopher M. Keirstead, Auburn Univ., Auburn