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Call for Papers – Journal of Florida Studies, Vol 1, Issue 8, 2019
Over the last century, the pursuit of leisure has played an increasing role in Florida’s politics, land use, economics, and culture, forever changing the perceptions of our state. Recognizing this role, Journal of Florida Studies is proud to announce a call for its special issue, “Florida Leisure,” to be published November 2019. This special JFS issue, edited by Professor Jamie Murphy, welcomes academic and creative work of all kinds that takes an historical, critical, or informative approach to the role of leisure and related pastimes such as tourism, events, recreation, and sports in Florida.
Possible themes include:
Leisure studies: theories, methodologies, applications
Leisure studies and intersectionality
Travel and tourism
Economics of leisure
Hospitality and travel industry studies
Land, water, and space travel
Climate change and weather
Leisure activities in film, television, music, literature, and the arts
Eco-tourism or sustainability in leisure, hospitality, tourism, travel, events, or sports
Travel and tourism in literature
Theme parks, old and new
Leisure and the semiotics of marketing and advertising
Outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, bicycling, canoeing, water skiing, bird watching, hunting, surfing, tennis, running, snorkeling, scuba diving, and fishing
Sports such as football, basketball, baseball, swimming, surfing, lacrosse, and soccer
Professional sports such as football, basketball, baseball, soccer, and ice hockey
Events such as conferences, conventions, food festivals, concerts, historical reenactments
Leisure accommodations such as cruise ships, house boats, trains, condominiums, Airbnb
Email manuscripts to Professor Casey Blanton, Editor in Chief: firstname.lastname@example.org by July 15, 2019 for a November 2019 publication.
See JFS Manuscript Guidelines for manuscript questions.
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Journal of Florida Studies (JFS) is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, open access journal dedicated to the study and appreciation of Florida. JFS features research articles, but also includes poetry, fiction, photography, and other digital arts. JFSdoes not charge authors a publishing fee nor any other fees.
All JFS online content is available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Beginning Fall 2019 JFS print copies can be purchased through the University Press of Florida. Users may read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the online articles.
Dr. Casey Blanton, Editor, Journal of Florida Studies
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