X Annual Conference of RASE


Annual Conference

16 -17 Dec. 2013




Traditions and Transformations in Travel Literature


Call for Papers

Dear friends,

Rajasthan Association has completed ten years of its existence since its foundation in 2003.The responsibility of celebrating the completion of the first decade in the form of its X Annual Conference has been given to Department of English, M.L. V. Government College, Bhilwara. Bhilwara is known as the textile city of Rajasthan. But more than this, it has been the seat of  first Bolshevik Revolution of the Freedom Movement of India called the Bijolia Peasant Movement. We invite you all to present scholarly papers in this conference and give us a chance to welcome you at this small but historical city of Rajasthan. Scholarly papers, confirming to MLA Handbook 7th edition are invited for the conference. May we inform you that this conference was earlier announced in September but due to elections in Rajasthan , the new dates are being announced.


Sub themes, just for the sake of suggestive topics, are listed for your convenience. They are only indicators. Scholars are invited to choose any aspect of the topic for writing their papers.

1.Negotiating the Rough Terrains; Historical Travelogues

2.Across Cultures:Travel Writings across the Seas

3.As They See Us : Travelogues about India

4.Dissecting the Genre: Is Travelogue Literature?

5.Travel Literature and Ideology

6.Travel Writing and Pedagogy

7.Writing about Nomads: Travel communities

8.Travel Writing by Women Writers

9.Travel Writing and the Medieval Ages

10.Travel Writing and the Colonial Encounter

11.Travel Writing and the Language Barriers

12.Travel Writing and the Autobiographies

13.Western vis-a-vis Oriental Travelogues

For details you may please contact Dr.Anant Dadhich,Govt. College Bhilwara 09414960252

Or write to dadhichanant@yahoo.in 


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