Call for Papers: The Sport and Society in America Conference 2014, May 19–21

st-norbert-college-buildningsThe “A Mirror of Our Culture: Sport and Society in America” conference is a distinctive, intimate and affordable three-day event that provides opportunities for sports academics and professionals working in sports-related fields to network and share their expertise about American sports. The 2014 conference will be held on May 19-21, 2014.

The theme of the third “Sport and Society in America” conference is “Women in Sports.”

Keynote speakers this year include Christine Brennan, award-winning sports columnist for USA Today, and Muffet McGraw, head coach of University of Notre Dame women’s basketball.

The conference fee of $195 includes access to all keynote speeches and concurrent sessions, the conference dinner, luncheons at Lambeau Field and St. Norbert College, and several coffee breaks daily. Conference attendees will also be provided a guided tour of Lambeau Field, admission to the traveling exhibit “Linedrives and Lipstick: The Untold Story of Women’s Baseball,” and screenings of sports-related films.

To maintain an intimate atmosphere, total registration at the conference will be limited to 200. Preference for registration will be given to those giving papers and presentations. Registration will open March 1, 2014 and closes on April 1, 2014. Please note, if you are co-presenting at the conference, all presenters will need to register separately.

Submit Your Paper or Presentation Abstract

We welcome submissions from the following topics:

  • Gender Issues in Sports
  • Women’s Sports History
  • Title IX and Public Policy
  • Traditional Media and Women’s Sports
  • Social Media and Women’s Sports
  • Women’s Sports and Popular Culture
  • Girls Youth Sports Issues
  • Male Coaches in Female Sports
  • Female Fandom in Men’s Sports
  • Female Participants in Male Sports
  • Female Sports Leaders and Executives
  • Marketing Sports to Women
  • Women’s Sports and the Social Sciences
  • Women’s Sports and the Creative Arts
  • Women’s Sports Science
  • Women’s Sports Psychology
  • Women and the Sports Business
  • And other issues related to women’s sports

To submit your paper or presentation abstract, please go to the submission page and complete all fields by Feb. 1, 2014. You will receive notification of acceptance of your abstract presentation by Feb. 28, 2014.

Registration for the conference opens on March 1, 2014 and closes on April 1, 2014. Please note, if you are co-presenting at the conference, all presenters will need to register separately.

If you have any questions or experience problems submitting the form below, please email sportandsociety@snc.edu or call 920-403-3777.

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