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

by C. H. Wilson, Jr. on 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 aims to strengthen academic community and foster intellectual development in sport studies.*


We invite paper proposals for the 3rd annual Tri-University Conference to be held in 2014 at Western University. Not restricted to any particular theme, paper proposals may relate to any issue within sport researched from an historical, philosophical, or sociocultural perspective. This conference aims at promoting the scholarly growth and academic networking of  emerging scholars.  However, faculty members and other qualified scholars are strongly encouraged to attend in order to contribute to and support these goals through providing constructive feedback and skilled appraisals of the conference’s student generated scholarship. Please submit only original
research for consideration.


Authors must send their abstract in an email attachment (as a .doc or .pdf) and include the following information:

1.      Title of the paper

2.      Name(s), affiliation (university or institution), email address of each author, and general area of study (e.g., philosophy, history, etc)

3.      Abstracts should include research questions, methodology, a statement of argument, and the paper’s significance to the study of  sport in the humanities, and should be a maximum of 300 words.

*Notification:  *Individuals will be notified of the results of the review process by January 17, 2014.

*Submissions should be sent to: *

*Submission of an abstract indicates the presenter’s intent to attend the conference.


To alleviate costs, billeting will be available to conference participants.
Details for billeting and other accommodations will be provided for upon acceptance.

If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact the conference organizers at

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