American Hospitality, The Annual Conferences of the Polish Association for American Studies in conjunction with the International American Studies Association

Mar 11, 2024

Description: We invite scholars representing disciplines including, but not limited to, literary studies, cultural studies, international politics, ethnology, anthropology, sociology, religious studies, history, historiography, and cultural geography to contribute papers that explore the multifaceted nature of hospitality, both in the context of the US, but also in the context of hemispheric and transoceanic relations of the Americas.

Key Themes:

  • Dynamics and Possibilities of Hospitality
  • Myths and Realities of American Hospitality
  • Aporias and Complexities within Hospitality
  • Spatial dimensions of Hospitality
  • Historical Perspectives on Hospitality
  • Reinterpretations and Evolutions of Hospitality
  • Modalities and Manifestations of Hospitality
  • Interplay of Contemporary Hospitality and Historical Contexts
  • Sociopolitical Facets of Hospitality
  • Intersections of Hospitality with Race, Gender, and Religious Hegemony
  • Discursive Constructions of Hospitality
  • Historiographical Approaches to Hospitality
  • Cultural and Literary Representations of Hospitality
  • Hospitality in Visual Arts and Media
  • Ecological Considerations of Hospitality
  • Hospitality in Visual Arts and Media
  • Ecological Considerations of Hospitality
  • Philosophical Underpinnings of Hospitality
  • Commercial Aspects of Hospitality (Tourism and Travel)

Deadline for proposal submission: May 15th, 2024

Deadline for full paper submission: May 15th, 2024

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Language: English

Institution: Polish Association for American Studies / International American Studies Association

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