Call for Papers

CFP- 12th International Symposium for Olympic Research

by C. H. Wilson, Jr. on February 13, 2014

ICOS LogoThe 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 technical information please go to: http://www.uwo.ca/olympic/conference.html


Abstracts are due:
 Friday, April 18, 2014

Please don’t hesitate to call or write if you have any questions regarding the 2014 Symposium.

Hope to see you in London in October.
 
Cheers,

Janice Forsyth, PhD

Director

International Centre for Olympic Studies

The University of Western Ontario

519.661.4113 phone

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CFP- University of Georgia 2014 Sport Business Symposium

by C. H. Wilson, Jr. on 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 (UGA) is launching an annual symposium in spring 2014. A list of industry leaders have confirmed their attendance and participation in the 2014 event (e.g., Bo Heiner – Octagon, Mark Slonaker – The Georgia Bulldog Club, Heather Ould – Collegiate Consulting, Gary Stokan – Chick-fil-A Bowl, Ben May – SEC Network, Jim McPhilliamy – Charlotte Hounds, Dan Courtemanche – Major League Soccer, Gus Eureton – Atlanta Braves, Krista Massey – SunTrust Bank, Kristi Smith – AIM Marketing Solutions, Will Blair – Turner Sports, Greg Barkoff – CSS Sports, JW Cannon – UPS, Chris Eames – ESPN, and Arthur Triche – 92.9 The Fan).

 

The Symposium Organizing Committee and the International Centre for Sports Management (ICSM) at UGA invite academicians, scholars, practitioners, and students to submit abstracts to the first annual UGA Sport Business Symposium for poster presentations. Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to participate in a student research competition. Abstracts may be derived from completed or on-going scholarly or practical inquiries, and the topics, contents, and schemes of inquiry are flexible and inclusive (e.g., empirical, methodological, conceptual, experiential, practical, interpretive).

 

Conference Details: The Symposium will take place in the University of Georgia Conference Center (i.e., the Georgia Center:http://www.georgiacenter.uga.edu/uga-hotel) located in Athens, GA on February 25, 2014. Poster presentations and student research competitions will be held in the morning with the panel discussions in the afternoon and evening. Guests are encouraged to arrive one day earlier for professional networking and a guided tour of the university campus. Courtesy transportations to and from the Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport are provided.

 

Submission Guidelines:  Abstract submissions for poster presentations will be accepted from December 10, 2013 to January 25, 2014. Each prospective presenter is limited to two presentations, either as the primary presenter or a co-presenter. All submitted abstracts will go through a blind-review process conducted by a review committee appointed by the ICSM.

 

Abstracts must be emailed to Dr. Becca Leopkey at bleopkey@uga.edu by the closing date of January 25, 2014 (11:59 p.m. EST). Please state “UGA Sport Business Symposium Abstract” in the subject line of the email. An abstract(s) submission indicates the intent of the presenter(s) to attend the inaugural UGA Sport Business Symposium in Athens, GA on February 25, 2014.

 

Abstracts must include the following information and conform to the following requirements:   

1.      The length of the abstract is up to one page maximum (8.5 x 11 inch paper with 1-inch margins) using a 12-point Times New Roman font;

2.      Referencing should follow an APA format;

3.      Abstract should include text only. Figures and tables are not acceptable;

4.      Presentation title, author(s), and institution(s) name(s) must be provided along with primary author’s contact information;

5.      Clearly indicate if you are a graduate or undergraduate student so that you can be considered for the student research competition.

 

Student Research Competition: Prizes for best undergraduate and graduate student poster presentations will be awarded. Students who wish to be considered for the awards must indicate their degree program level (i.e., undergraduate student vs. graduate student) on the poster abstract. In order to be considered for the awards, students must be the primary author(s) of the presentation. A review committee from the ICSM will decide on the winners of the student research awards. The awards will be presented to the student winners at the closing ceremony of the symposium.

Academic Program Chair

Dr. Becca Leopkey (bleopkey@uga.edu)

 

Conference Chair

Dr. James J. Zhang (jamesz48@uga.edu)

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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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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- 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

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