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Friday, July 10, 2009
Call for Papers: Third Annual Scholarly Colloquium on Intercollegiate Athletics
Marquette law professor Matt Mitten, who is also Director of the National Sports Law Institute, passes along information on a call for papers:
The Third Annual Scholarly Colloquium on Intercollegiate Athletics
In Conjunction with the NCAA Annual Convention
January 12th and 13th 2010
The third annual Scholarly Colloquium on Intercollegiate Athletics will be held on January 12th and 13th, 2010 in conjunction with the NCAA Annual Convention in Atlanta, Georgia. The theme for this year’s colloquium is “College Sports in Recessionary Times: Assessing Challenges & Opportunities.” The conference will consist of keynote presentations by Rodney Fort (University of Michigan), Amy Perko (Knight Commission), Richard Lapchick (University of Central Florida), and Andrew Zimbalist (Smith College) and two formal reactions to each keynote, in addition to a number of refereed free papers.
Proposals for refereed papers should deal closely with issues related to the conference theme of “College Sports in Recessionary Times.” In order for your paper to be considered for one of the free paper sessions, please submit by e-mail attachment an abstract of no more than 300 words to John Thelin at email@example.com.
Research papers can be related to sport in general (as long as there are clear implications for college sport) or intercollegiate athletics specifically, with connection to the conference theme of “College Sports in a Recessionary Time.” Your scholarship may be based in the sciences, social sciences, economics, humanities, or any number of professional fields related to intercollegiate athletics.
The deadline for proposal submission is October 1, 2009. Individuals will be notified of the results of the review process in early November 2009.