Current Call for Abstracts

Conference Registration

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.