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CFP- 2014 Sport Entertainment & Venues Tomorrow Conference

by C. H. Wilson, Jr. on March 4, 2014

SEVT LogoSport Entertainment & Venues Tomorrow Conference hosted by the University of South Carolina Department of Sport and Entertainment Management in collaboration with Venues Today
November 19-21, 2014
Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center
Columbia, South Carolina
www.SEVT.org

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Sport Entertainment & Venues Tomorrow conference brings together industry and academic leaders of the sport and entertainment industry. The conference provides an unmatched opportunity to interact with current and future industry leaders, to exchange ideas, to explore research opportunities, and to develop the type of industry/academic interaction that leads to advances in many fields of study. The conference invites submission of extended abstracts from faculty members as well as doctoral students on a variety of applied, theoretical, and conceptual research topics in sport and other forms as entertainment (e.g. Live performance, theater, music, dance, film, arts, etc.). Industry professionals from all of these fields are also encouraged to submit extended abstracts of academic papers.

PRESENTATION CATEGORIES:
Extended abstracts and papers will be categorized by topic(s) and may include, but are not limited to, the following areas of sport and/or entertainment:
• Economics and Finance
• Public Funding for Venues
• Marketing, Advertising and Promotion
• Corporate Sponsorship
• Ticketing and Guest Services
• Facility Management
• Event Management and Production
• Information Technology
• Legal Issues
• Risk Management
• Entrepreneurship
• Diversity
• Sustainability
• Philanthropic

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:
The SEVT conference considers extended abstracts describing completed original research that has not been concurrently submitted for consideration to another conference or has been previously presented at another conference. Submitted abstracts and papers should not be of work published prior to November 2013. The conference offers the following three presentation formats:
1. A 25-minute oral presentation including questions
2. A 60-minute full session (symposium, roundtable or workshop)
3. A poster presentation
Upon submission, please make note of the type of presentation desired. Also, to assist the reviewers, please provide up to three keywords that describe your paper.

SUBMISSION FORMAT:
1. All abstracts must be submitted electronically to SEVTabst@mailbox.sc.edu.
2. Extended abstracts of up to 750 words including references will be considered.
3. Abstracts should include all aspects of the study (objectives, methods, analysis, results, and implications).
4. Abstracts should be formatted in Microsoft Word using 12-point Times New Roman font, singlespacing, and 1-inch margins.
5. Abstracts should also abide by the following format guidelines:
• Line 1: type of session desired (25 min. oral presentation, 60 min. full session, poster presentation)
• Line 2: three to four keywords identifying the main topics of your study
• Line 3: author(s) and institution(s) names (centered on page)
• Line 4: presentation title (centered on page)
• Line 5: blank
• Line 6 to end: text of abstract including references
6. In the email message accompanying the abstract submission, include the principal author’s name, postal mailing address, email address, and telephone number.
7. Submission indicates the intent of the presenter(s) to register at the appropriate registration fee.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:
All abstracts must be received by Friday, August 1st, 2014 (11:59 PM EDT). Abstracts received after this date will not be reviewed or accepted.

REVIEW PROCESS:
All abstracts will undergo a blind review process. Candidates will be notified by email of a decision by Monday, September 9, 2013. Accepted abstracts will be published as is in the conference proceedings.

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Call for Papers Coordinator: Dr. Bob Heere
(803) 777-9679 or bheere@hrsm.sc.edu
SEVT Conference Information: Kim Boone, SEVT Organizing Committee
(803) 777-4690 or kboone@sc.edu

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CFP- Hockey Conference deadline extended

by C. H. Wilson, Jr. on March 4, 2014

Western University LogoVisioning and Re-visioning Hockey’s ‘Arena.’
An International Scholarly Conference at Western University in London, Canada 18-20 June 2014
    Ice hockey has many ‘arenas,’ literal and figurative ones. The intent of this conference is to assemble hockey aficionados to explore meanings, experiences, insights, issues, stories, studies, cultural nuances, and contextualizations about the ‘arenas’ that contain, surround, and pervade ice hockey at all of its levels from participation to spectatorship to commodification to its darker underbelly. The conference organizing committee is open to receiving abstracts that relate to this broad theme.
   You may submit an abstract of no more than 250 words; please include all authors, contact author and her/his full contact information. The abstract should include a precise statement of the argument and conclusions, the evidence and/or resources to be used, and what significance the paper has to our understanding of hockey’s arena. All accepted presentations carry the inherent expectation that the author(s) will be in attendance at the conference to present the paper and all presenters must register in full in order to present the paper. All sessions will be held on the campus of Western University. Abstracts will be accepted until March 25, 2014 with acceptance decisions by April 15, 2014. Please email us your abstract in PDF, Word, RTF, or text format to conference@thehockeyconference.ca  For full conference information re accommodation, registration etc, please visit The Hockey Conference website at: http://www.thehockeyconference.ca/
   In keeping with the traditions established at the past iterations of The Hockey Conference, a game of shinny (on ice) will be staged on Thursday, June 19.  Please bring your own skates. Sticks will be supplied if needed.

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CFP- 12th International Symposium for Olympic Research

February 13, 2014

The Call for Abstracts for the 12th International Symposium for Olympic Research is now available on International Centre for Olympic Studies’ website (ICOS). This gathering of researchers, practitioners, and students will take place at Western University in London, Ontario, from October 30-31, 2014. Submissions for individual papers and panel sessions are welcome. For abstract detail and other […]

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CFP- NCAA Innovations in Research and Practice Grant Program

January 14, 2014

The NCAA will award $100,000 in grants for the 2014 calendar year to support research and data-driven pilot programs designed to enhance student-athlete well-being and mental health. Topics funded by the NCAA Innovations in Research and Practice Grant Program may include, but are not limited to, managing transitions (e.g., from recruit to first-year student; transferring […]

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CFP- University of Georgia 2014 Sport Business Symposium

December 3, 2013

University of Georgia Sport Business Symposium Call for Papers Athens, GA February 25, 2014   In an effort to bring together sport industry leaders, academicians, scholars, and students, establish a meaningful forum to discuss critical issues in the sport industry, and most importantly, serve undergraduate and graduate students in sport management programs, the University of Georgia […]

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CFP- 2014 Sport Literature Association

December 3, 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS: SPORT LITERATURE ASSOCIATION June 25-28, 2014 Cranbrook, British Columbia Abstract Deadline: April 30, 2014 The 31st Annual Conference of the Sport Literature Association will be held Wednesday, June 25 through Saturday, June 28, 2014, at the College of the Rockies in Cranbrook, British Columbia. The Program Committee of the Sport Literature Association invites […]

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CFP- 2014 Sport Studies Caucus of the American Studies Association

December 2, 2013

The Sports Studies Caucus of the American Studies Association seeks panel proposals for the 2014 Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, CA, November 6-9, 2014. In particular, we seek proposals that address the 2014 Annual Meeting theme: “The Fun and the Fury: New Dialectics of Pleasure and Pain In the Post-American Century.” We likewise encourage panel […]

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Call for entries: 2013 NASSH Book Awards

November 11, 2013

CALL FOR ENTRIES: 2014 NASSH BOOK AWARDS  The North American Society for Sport History presents two book awards each year to promote and honor outstanding research and writing in the field of sports history. Awards are made for distinguished books written in English on any aspect of sport history, without chronological or geographic restriction. The NASSH […]

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CFP- Second International Conference on Mega-Events and the City

November 9, 2013

*Call for papers deadline extended to 30 November* Second International Conference on Mega-Events and the City 27 – 30 April, 2014 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil In recent years, mega-events – especially the FIFA World Cup, the Olympics, and international expositions – have called into action all kinds of capital, reconfigured territorial scales of power, […]

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CFP- Macintosh Sociology of Sport Day Conference

November 1, 2013

Call for Papers THE 12th ANNUAL MACINTOSH SOCIOLOGY OF SPORT DAY CONFERENCE   Saturday, January 25, 2014, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario   The School of Kinesiology and Health Studies at Queen’s University would like to invite all those interested in socio-cultural studies of sport and exercise to our annual day conference, held in the memory […]

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CFP- 42nd Annual North American Society for Sport History Convention

October 2, 2013

The 42nd Annual North American Society for Sport History Convention will be hosted by Murry Nelson at Glenwood Springs, Colorado, USA, May 30 to June 2, 2014.    Please see the attached NASSH Call for Papers 2014 or follow the link http://www.nassh.org/NASSH_CMS/node/10/  to the NASSH website. The deadline for proposals is December 1, 2013.   The Program Committee encourages […]

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CFP- Rockford Univ. 3rd Annual Sport Studies Symposium

October 2, 2013

Call for Abstracts http://sportsethicist.com/about/sports_studies_symposium2014/   3rd Annual Rockford University Sports Studies Symposium: An interdisciplinary conference on the study of Sport. Date: April 25, 2014   Rockford University 5050 E. State. St. Rockford, IL 61108   The focus of this year’s symposium is “Defining Sport.” How should scholars of sport approaching defining sport? Is there a […]

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CFP- A New Game Plan “4” Collegiate Athletics

October 2, 2013

Call For Papers – A New Game Plan “4” Collegiate Athletics Academic Conference & Activism Meeting January 16th-18th 2014 (Downtown) San Diego, CA The Student-Athletes Human Rights Project (The Project) invites individuals to submit abstracts that are relevant to the following themes: 1. New legal strategies (non revenue student-athletes, mental health, etc) 2. Activism (with […]

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CFP- Drew University Transatlantic Connections Conference

September 30, 2013

Please see below the description and call for papers for the Drew University Transatlantic Connections Conference to be held January 15-18, 2014 in Bundoran, Co. Donegal. The conference will explore broadly the connections of Irish and American culture through music, literature, history, and film but will also feature a panel of papers and presentations on […]

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CFP: RASAALA Special Issue on “Time and Sports”

September 19, 2013

Call for Papers RASAALA: Recreation and Society in Africa, Asia & Latin America Special Issue on ‘Time and Sports’ Guest editor: Muhammad Aurang Zeb Mughal (Durham University, UK) The concept of time is not just involved in making a distinction between work and leisure, it is equally critical and important in the performance, celebration, and […]

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CFP: Tri-University Conference for the Trans/Disciplinary Study of Sport

September 19, 2013

3rd Annual Tri-University Conference for the Trans/Disciplinary Study of Sport Cross-pollinating the field: Pluralistic approaches to the study of sport *Call for Papers* March 21-22, 2014 Western University: London, Ontario *This conference is a collaborative effort designed to promote scholarship in the historical, philosophical and sociocultural study of sport.  A student-led initiative, the annual gathering […]

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CFP- 21st Annual NINE Spring Training Conference on the Historical and Sociological Impact of Baseball

September 11, 2013

NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture announces the 21st Annual NINE Spring Training Conference on the Historical and Sociological Impact of Baseball Wednesday, March 12-Saturday, March 15, 2014 Fiesta Resort Conference Center 2100 South Priest Drive Tempe, Arizona Call for Papers The 21st Annual NINE Spring Training Conference invites original, unpublished papers that […]

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Call- The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

September 6, 2013

Call for Proposals: The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture Series Editor: C. Richard King, Washington State University. Dedicated to a renewed engagement with culture, this series fosters critical, contextual analyses and cross-disciplinary examinations of popular culture as a site of cultural politics. It welcomes theoretically grounded and critically engaged accounts of the politics […]

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Call- 2014 NASSM Conference

September 5, 2013

North American Society for Sport Management Call for Papers 2014 NASSM Conference Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania May 27-31, 2014 NASSM invites individuals to submit a variety of abstract types, including empirical, methodological, conceptual, and teaching related abstracts. Submissions will begin to be accepted on October 1, 2013. Completed research or research in progress is acceptable. Submission Guidelines:  […]

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Call- ICSSPE Communities and Crisis: Inclusive Development through Sport

September 5, 2013

From 18 to 23 October 2013, ICSSPE will host the 6th edition of  “Communities and Crisis: Inclusive Development through Sport” in  Rheinsberg, Germany. “Communities and Crisis” was first initiated in  2007. Since then, more than 300 participants from all over the world  have taken part in this seminar. “Communities and Crisis” provides  participants with unique […]

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Call- NAKHE 2014 Collaborative Congress Deadline is here!

August 31, 2013

  Only a few days left to submit proposals for the 2014 Collaborative Congress  – all due September 1st, 2013. The proposals should be relevant to the strands. Strand leaders will be guiding the discussions in each of these areas, however, please submit your proposal to contribute your research and be a part of history. […]

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Call- Diversity in Sport and Physical Activity Grant

August 28, 2013

Grants of up to $1000 for graduate students and $2500 for faculty are available from the Texas A&M Laboratory for Diversity in Sport. They especially welcome proposals on… • Analysis of how organizations create and maintain diverse and inclusive work environments; • Strategies to increase physical activity among members of under-­‐represented groups; and • Examination […]

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Call- 2014 Popular Culture Association Body & Culture Area

August 28, 2013

Title: Body and Culture CFP Location: Illinois Date: 2013-11-01 Description: The Body and Culture area of the Popular Culture Association is issuing a call for papers for the national meeting of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association to be held in Chicago, April 16-19, 2014. Papers in this intentionally interdisciplinary and diverse area look at […]

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Call- 2013 Western Society for the Physical Education of College Women

August 28, 2013

Title: Call for Professional Awards Nominations & Presentation Proposals for the 2013 Western Society for the Physical Education of College Women Annual Conference! Location: California Date: 2013-09-15 Description: Professionals from a variety of academic disciplines examining issues and concerns relevant to physical education and kinesiology are encouraged to share their expertise and interests at the […]

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Call for Papers: African Sport in the Global Arena: Contemporary Approaches and Analyses

August 6, 2013

Title: Call for Papers: Critical African Studies (Taylor and Francis) African Sport in the Global Arena: Contemporary Approaches and Analyses Date: 2013-12-01 Description: Call for Papers: Critical African Studies (Taylor & Francis) African Sport in the Global Arena: Contemporary Approaches and Analyses Sport is performed, played, followed and supported across Africa. At the elite level […]

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