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:


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