12th annual conference The International Association for the Study of Environment, Space and Place

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
April 29, 2016 to May 1, 2016
Location: 
Connecticut, United States
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Geography, Literature, Local History, World History / Studies

12th annual conference

The International Association for the Study of Environment, Space and Place

Southern Connecticut State University April 29-May 1, 2016

Conference Theme: “Mythical Places/Legendary Spaces”

Myths and legends play a vital role in explaining how human beings understand their world. Many myths and legends are linked to a specific places or environments.  The place can be an ordinary spot that became associated with an important event, or it can be created as an ideal or to serve as a critique for an existing society. This is a call for papers from any discipline that explores any aspect of mythical or legendary places/spaces. If there is sufficient interest, IASESP will also include up to two panels of video conference presentations.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

Asgard

Annwn

Atlantis

Bermuda Triangle

El Dorado

Elysian Fields

Feng-Du

Garden of Eden

Hidden Forests

Shangri-la

Fountain of Youth

Tree of Life

Mount Olympus

River Styx

Secret Gardens

Summerland

Purgatory

The Market

Utopia

Send proposals to Troy Paddock paddockt1@southernct.edu

Proposals are due February 8, 2016

 

 

Contact Info: 

Troy Paddock

Department of History

Southern Connecticut State University

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