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Call for Session Proposals | “Change Agents: Cultivating the Seeds of Access within the Sociology of Sport” – The 2020 Annual Conference for the North American Society for the...
The theme spotlights the necessity for Ujima, collective work and responsibility. Thus, we challenge the membership to submit sessions that promote, stimulate, and encourage the values of mentorship, collaborative ingenuity, inclusive sport diaspora, and how you/we cultivate the seeds of cultural competence across the Sociology of Sport spectrum.
Call For Abstracts | “Sport Sociology and the Responsibility for Decolonial Praxis: Decolonizing Minds, Indigenizing Hearts” | North American Society of the Sociology of Sport Annual Conference, November 6–9, 2019, Virginia...
The theme “decolonizing sport sociology” focuses on the multiple contradictions we – individually and institutionally – confront in our research, teaching, and service. The contradictions mean that we all have a responsibility to challenge settler colonialism. The question is how do we continue to transform ourselves, institutions, and world? This isn’t simply a self-reflective exercise.
Call for Papers | “Sport Sociology and the Responsibility for Decolonial Praxis: Decolonizing Minds, Indigenizing Hearts”. The 2019 Annual Conference for the North American Society for the Sociology of...
To challenge the ongoing realities of settler colonialism, decolonization starts by becoming critically aware of institutional whiteness, heteropatriarchy, manifestations of racisms and how they work to maintain settler colonialism. This centers Indigenous Peoples’ interests, theory, methodology, pleasures, and desires, and rights since settler colonialism obscures them.
Call for Papers | “Sport Soundtrack: Sport, Music, and Culture” | North American Society for the Sociology of Sport 2018 Conference, Oct. 31–Nov. 3, 2018, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Call...
As early as the first Olympic Games, sport has moved to the harmonies of music. Across the globe, sport and music occupy the same space to set the tone of a sporting event, serve as a backdrop for a performance, support an athlete in their development and preparation, or facilitate the delivery of fitness training. Sport and music forge communities, imbue national pride, and promote cultural identities.
Call for Session Proposals | “Sport Soundtrack: Sport, Music, and Culture” | North American Society for the Sociology of Sport 2018 Conference, Oct. 31–Nov. 3, 2018, Vancouver, BC, Canada....
Sessions may reveal how sport and music challenge the social, economic, and political landscape that often illuminate inequities of race, gender, class, sexual orientation, ability, age, and so on. Session submissions may also demonstrate how the relationship between sport and music have influenced career industries such as media and film, event management, marketing & public relations, journalism, fashion, and beyond.
Call for Session Proposals | The 2017 Annual Conference, North American Society for the Sociology of Sport | November 1–4. Windsor, Ontario (ends April 1)
In keeping with the conference theme, sessions may highlight various ways in which scholars are exploring the double meaning of sport-related matter (as both consequential and substantial) and the alliterative intersections that make it so (e.g. politics-physics, politics-performances, politics-pedagogies, physics-performances, physics-pedagogies, performances-pedagogies).
Call for Abstracts | “Publicly Engaged Sociology of Sport” | North American Society of the Sociology of Sport Annual Conference, November 2–5, 2016, Tampa Bay, Florida
Inspired by recent momentous cultural events, the conference theme questions and considers the role of sport sociology and sport sociologists in public engagement. In the context of growing economic inequality, we see public money being siphoned into private stadiums within professional sport, corruption within international sporting organizations, and U.S. college coaches being the highest paid employees in state institutions within ‘amateur’ sport.
Call for Papers | North American Society of the Sociology of Sport 2015 Conference, Santa Fe, New Mexico
On behalf of the 2015 conference committee, it is my pleasure to announce the release of the NASSS 2015 conference Call for Abstracts. You can go to the NASSS web site where you will find a list of the organized sessions for the 2015 conference. Cheryl Cooky, Conference Committee Chair.
The conference theme engages in questions and considerations of borders, borderlands, and border work to explore the ways in which sports both materially and discursively constitute and are constituted by, in, and through myriad borders
This list was compiled by Dr. Dominique Falls, Department of Sociology & Anthropology, Simon Fraser University, assisted by various members of the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport (NASSS) listserv.
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