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Call for Nominations for the NASSS Book Award

The North American Society for the Sociology of Sport is seeking nominations for the NASSS Outstanding Book Award.

Nomination policy:

a. Nominated books must be scholarly analyses of a sport-related issue or phenomenon, written from a sociological, anthropological, or related perspective. 

b. Nominated books must have a printed publication date of 2013.

c. Edited collections and textbooks are not eligible for the award.

d. Books written by authors who are not NASSS members are eligible to be nominated.

ANN: Cornell Lecturer Speaks on Tennis-Great Arthur Ashe

Arthur Ashe, the only black man ever to win the singles title at Wimbledon, the US Open, and the Australian Open – and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom – will be the topic of the Cornell's 2014 Harold Seymour Lecture in Sports History. Award-winning scholar Ray Arsenault will talk on "Shadow Man: The Life and Times of Arthur Ashe," at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 24th in 165 Statler Hall. The talk is free and open to the public.

CfP: Advertising & Public Relations 2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Annual Conference

Title: Call for Papers
Location: Indiana
Date: 2014-04-30
Description: Call for Papers ADVERTISING & PUBLIC RELATIONS 2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Annual Conference Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014 Indianapolis, Indiana JW Marriott Indianapolis 10 S. West St., Indianapolis, IN 46204, Phone (317)860-5800 Deadline: April 30, 2014 Submissions.mpcaaca.org Topics can ...
Contact: tucciaronek@Umsl.edu
URL: mpcaaca.org/
Announcement ID: 212933

Online release of H-Sport's Journal Watch for the First Quarter of 2014

Dear H-Sport followers,

It is our pleasure to announce the online release of H-Sport's newest "Journal Watch" (JW 2014/1). It lists most sport-related articles and book reviews published in scholarly journals and periodicals for the first quarter of 2014. The languages covered are French, English, and German.

CfP: FANS Conference Update

Title: FANS Conference Update
Location: Texas
Date: 2014-06-07
Description: Updated Hotel Information: We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Second Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 7 and 8 June 2014. We are privileged to have Gilles Poitras as our keynote speaker. Fandom for us includes all aspects of being a fan, rangi ...
Contact: FANSConference@gmail.com
URL: bit.ly/1hP9J6B
Announcement ID: 212740

CfP: Heroes in Popular Culture

Location: Indiana
Date: 2014-04-30
Description: 2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference Friday-Sunday, October 3-4, 2014 Indianapolis, IN JW Marriott Indianapolis Deadline: April 30, 2014 Submissions.mpcaaca.org Papers can explore any topic relating to heroes and/or prevailing notions of heroism as they present themselves in popular cultur ...
Contact: jefburnham@gmail.com
URL: submissions.mpcaaca.org/
Announcement ID: 212906