'Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?' Journeys, Treks, and Voyages That Have Shape(d) the Americas

Country: USA

City: Texas

Abstr. due: 08.10.2017

Dates: 09.11.17 — 11.11.17

Area Of Sciences: Cultural science;

Organizing comittee e-mail: asat@shsu.edu

Organizers: American Studies Association of Texas (ASAT)


The 61st Annual American Studies Association of Texas (ASAT) Conference will be held November 9th-11th, 2017 on the campus of Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas. The Conference Committee is now accepting proposals for the upcoming meeting. The title of the 2017 conference is “'Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?' Journeys, Treks, and Voyages that Define(d) the Americas” The following is a suggested, though not a comprehensive list of subject areas to consider:

Agriculture and Rural Studies                                                               

Ingenuity and invention

Art (visual/performing) and Music                                                        


Communication Studies                                                                       

Language and Literature          

Creative Writing                                                                                  

Penal Systems and Reform                 

Environment and Landscape Studies                                                     

Political Science                        

Fashion and Design                                                                             

Popular Culture

Film Studies                                                                                        


Folklore Studies                                                                                  


Gender Studies                                                                                   

Transatlantic Topics

Health and Wellness                                                                            

War and the military

Historical Perspectives                                                                         



 Panel Proposals sought for this year's meeting:

    An Homage to the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War
    Celebrating 50 years of the Public Broadcasting System
    Returning to Vietnam, 1967
    Retrospective discussions on iconic American/Texas Road Films and their Directors, and American/Texas Roadhouses and Roadhouse Bands


Conference Web-Site: https://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/cfp/2017/04/13/where-are-you-going-where-have-you-been-journeys-treks-and-voyages-that-have-shaped