Sport and Society Conference (May 23-25, 2016) Call for Papers--Extended

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Call for Papers
February 28, 2016
Wisconsin, United States
Subject Fields: 
Sport History / Studies, Business History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

We invite you to join us for the fourth “Sport and Society” conference, jointly presented by St. Norbert College and the Green Bay Packers. The theme of this year’s conference is “The Business of College Sports.”

For those wishing to give presentations at the conference, the deadline for abstracts has been extended to: Feb. 28, 2016.

We welcome submissions on the following topics:

  • Athletics Directors
  • Business Law
  • Communications, Traditional and Social Media
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Gender Issues
  • Labor Relations
  • Legal
  • Licensing
  • Marketing and Public Relations
  • Recruiting
  • Philosophy and Ethics
  • Popular Culture
  • Sports Leaders and Executives
  • Sports Management
  • Sports Psychology
  • Title IX and Public Policy

You may submit your paper or presentation abstract via our online submission form.

About the conference

The Sport and Society 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 sports.

Keynote speakers and panelists will include:

  • Barry Alvarez, Athletics Director, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Anna DeForge, Wisconsin Basketball Hall of Famer, Five-Time European Champion and Two-Time WNBA All-Star 
  • Jeffrey L. Kessler, Sports Labor Attorney, Partner, Chair, Antitrust and Competition Practice, Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Darren Rovell, Sports Business Analyst, ESPN 
  • Aaron Taylor, College Football Analyst, CBS Sports

The conference fee is $225 through April 1, $250 thereafter, and 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 receive a pass to the new Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame and a guided tour of Lambeau Field.

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, beginning with those whose abstracts are received by Feb. 28.

Registration for the conference will open March 1.




Contact Info: 

Karen L. Cleereman
Conference Administrative Coordinator
Sport and Society Conference
920.403.3777 (office)
920.403.4047 (fax)

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