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    Call for Participation | Telling the Story of Sport: Narrating Sport in a Global Context | Online workshop series

    Monthly workshops from September 2020 to March 2021 will explores the multiple ways in which various sports have been culturally constructed and experienced, examining the media through which sport is represented: from the national press, often credited for allowing the development of mass spectatorship sport in nineteenth-century Europe, to the new broadcast and social media, which offer new forms of personal investment in the story of sport, via the advent of radio and television.

    Call for Papers | Sport: Business or Lifestyle? The Impact and Trajectory of Modern Athletics | Online International Conference, October 3, 2020. Call ends September 18, 2020

    Particularly the last decades, sport has become one of the most powerful industries internationally. Not only is it a lucrative field that creates athlete-tycoons but it also generates idols for the younger generations; is that useful or not? We wish to explore how sport has affected literature, arts and culture; understand its impact on economy and politics; and delve into the psychology, identity and behavior of people as these relate to sport.

    Call For Papers | 36th Annual Conference of the Sport Literature Association | University of Limoges, France, June 19–22, 2019. Call ends March 31, 2019

    We invite essays on sport literature (fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, or film) or on the rhetoric of sport. Cultural-studies approaches to sport texts are welcome. We also encourage sessions featuring presenters’ original fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. Original prose and poetry may be presented in a regular panel or during an evening readings session.

    Proceeding of the 34th Annual Conference of the Sport Literature Association, June 21–24 2017

    The 34th Annual Conference of the Sport Literature Association West Liberty University, West Liberty, West Virginia, June 21–24, 2017 Proceedings edited by Joel Sronce Published by kind permission of SLA, through Dr. Joyce Duncan. Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Welcoming Remarks: Dr. Jeremy Larance, Conference Organizer (West Liberty University) Dr. Stephen Greiner, President (West Liberty University) Cory Willard, SLA President (University of Nebraska) PANEL I: #RESIST: SPORT LITERATURE...

    Call for Papers | The 35th Annual Conference of the Sport Literature Association | June 20–23, 2018, University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas. Call ends March 30, 2018

    Submissions should address treatments of sport in texts or textual media (print, film, performance, digital or other media). We invite essays on sport literature (fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, or film) or on the rhetoric of sport. Cultural-studies approaches to sport texts are welcome. The association welcomes papers from younger scholars and graduate students.

    Call for Papers | The 34th Annual Conference of the Sport Literature Association | June 21-24, 2017, West Liberty University, West Virginia

    Scholarly and critical submissions for the conference “should address treatments of sport in texts or textual media (print, film, performance, digital or other media).” We invite essays on sport literature (fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, or film) or on the rhetoric of sport. Cultural-studies approaches to sport texts are welcome.

    Book of Abstracts from the 33rd Annual Sport Literature Association Conference 2016

    The Sport Literature Association (SLA), headquartered at East Tennessee State University, is an international organization devoted to the study of sport in literature and culture. Its 33rd annual conference was held at the University of New Brunswick, Frederictown, New Brunswick, June 21–26, 2016.

    Välkomna på boksläpp | Idrottsvetenskap – en introduktion, redigerad av Susanna Hedenborg

    Välkomna till releaseparty för den första heltäckande läroboken i samhällsvetenskaplig och humanistisk idrottsvetenskap, som just publicerat på det Lundabaserade läromedelsförslaget Studentlitteratur. I Orkanenbiblioteket, Nordenskiöldsgatan 10, presenteras boken av Susanna Hedenborg och några av författarna, så kom dit på måndag den 21 mars kl 15:00 och lyssna.

    Call for Papers | Sport Literature Association | June 22-25, 2016, Fredericton, New Brunswick

    Submissions “should address treatments of sport in texts or textual media (print, film, performance, digital or other media).” We invite essays on sport literature (fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, or film) or on the rhetoric of sport. Cultural-studies approaches to sport texts are welcome.

    Call for Papers | The 32nd Annual Conference of the Sport Literature Association, June 2015

    The Program Committee of the Sport Literature Association invites proposals for individual papers and/or complete sessions related to the literature of sport.
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