Call for Papers: Southern culture and hospitality (IJCTHR)
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Call for Papers: Deadline 12 March 2007 SPECIAL ISSUE ON DECODING
SOUTHERN CULTURE AND HOSPITALITY International Journal of Culture,
Tourism and Hospitality Research
Objectives. This special issue of International Journal of Culture,
Tourism and Hospitality Research (IJCTHR) will be devoted to research on
culture, tourism and hospitality in the U.S. Southern States. All
Southern-relevant culture and tourism-related topics are welcome.
Southern culture, and in particular Southern hospitality, has a long
tradition as a driving force in tourism and distinguishing this region
from other areas of the United States. Tourism in the South is
multi-faceted and includes destination-based, ritual-based,
heritage-based, and experiential-based attractions. This IJCTHR Special
Issue on Decoding Southern Culture and Hospitality is to serve as an
invaluable source of cultural and tourism knowledge/insights relating to
the U.S. South. This special issue of IJCTHR will be published in 2008.
March 12, 2007 is the deadline for submissions.
Possible topics include the following subjects:
* African-American travel in the South before and/or after Dr.
Luther King, Jr.
* Southern rituals of courtship, marriage or death
* New South versus Old South: The vanishing traditions of the
* Southern hospitality: Real or imagined
* Understanding religion and community social life in the South
* Back road trips through the Southern states
* Cajun life and culture
* An interpretive photo essay of a Southern family gathering or
* Latin-American life in the U.S. South
* Southern beauty pageants or the making of a Southern belle
* Mardi Gras and other Southern rituals
* Southern language and culture
* Heritage-based Southern tourism
* Southern stereotypes and icons
* Southern lifestyle and self-image: What you eat, what you wear,
and what you own.
Editorial scope. The International Journal of Culture, Tourism and
Hospitality Research focuses on building bridges in theory, research,
and practice across the fields of culture, tourism, and hospitality.
The journal has an interdisciplinary mission to replace silo-thinking
research paradigms. International in scope and grounded in
theory-into-practice, the journal provides breadth, depth, provocation
and passion in reporting the nuances of humans' lived experiences
relating to culture, tourism and hospitality. Co-Editors of the special
issue: Carol M. Megehee, Division of Business, Spring Hill College
(c_megehee@...) and Deborah F. Spake, Mitchell College of
Business, University of South Alabama (debspake@...).
* Manuscripts should be created using Microsoft Word and submitted
as an e-mail attachment to both Carol M. Megehee and Deborah F. Spake on
or before March 12, 2007
* Include all authors and their full addresses on the cover page;
Include a separate abstract page
* Article length should be limited to 20 text pages, not counting
The cover page, abstract and reference pages
* A brief autobiographical note should be supplied, including full
name, affiliation, e-mail address, and full international contact
details for all authors
* A structured abstract must be supplied and should be set out
under 4-6 sub-headings:
Purpose; Method/Approach; Findings; Research Limitations/Implications
(if applicable); Practical Implications (if applicable); and, the
Originality/Value of Paper. Maximum is 250 words. For more information
and guidance on structured abstracts
* Six keywords on the abstract page should be provided which
Encapsulate the principal topics of the paper
* Submissions must be in American-English--please have a native or
near-native American-English speaker review document before submission
* Send one WORD file attachment of the complete manuscript (send
One additional file of exhibits in POWERPOINT if appropriate for the
Copyright. Articles submitted to the journal should be original
contributions and should not be under consideration for any other
publication at the same time.
Authors submitting articles for publication warrant that the work is not
an infringement of any existing copyright and will indemnify the
publisher against any breach of such warranty.
Emerald Literati Editing Service. The Literati Club can recommend the
services of a number of freelance copy editors (all copy editors are
experienced authors) to contributors who wish to improve the standard of
English in their paper before submission.
This service is particularly useful for those whose first language is
not English. Please see the link
(http://www.emeraldinsight.com/editingservice) for more information.
Prof. Richard Wilk Gender Studies and Anthropology ---- Indiana
University And the people would eat up all the food, gobble, gobble,
yum, yum, and it would become excrement and memories. What then for
- Kurt Vonnegut, "Galapagos"