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NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture announces THE 15th ANNUAL
SPRING TRAINING CONFERENCE on the Historical and Sociological Impact of
March 13-16, 2008
Clarion Hotel Tucson Airport--Tucson, Arizona
CALL FOR PAPERS
Original, unpublished papers that study all aspects of baseball with
particular emphasis on history and social policy implications are
invited. Abstracts only, not to exceed two pages, should be submitted by
December 1, 2007, to:
NINE Spring Training Conference
c/o Trey Strecker
Department of English
Ball State University
Muncie, Indiana 47306-0460
Email abstracts are preferred. Authors will be notified as quickly as
possible if their papers have been accepted. Authors are required to
register for the conference and present their work in person.
The conference will have limited registration and include morning
sessions, a Saturday evening banquet, and opportunities for afternoon
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Lee Lowenfish
Lee Lowenfish is the author of the new biography Branch Rickey:
Baseballâ€™s Ferocious Gentleman (University of Nebraska Press, 2007). His
earlier books include two editions of The Imperfect Diamond: A History of
Baseballâ€™s Labor Wars and Tom Seaver's The Art of Pitching. His articles
and commentaries have appeared in the New York Times, the Village Voice,
the New York Daily News, Newsday, and on National Public Radio and
Additional conference updates will be posted on the new NINE website at
http://www.nyu.edu/pubs/nine.journal/. * Please note that PayPal will be
available for registrants after October 31st.
NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture
15th Annual Spring Training Conference Registration
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Please print and complete registration form and forward the form along
with a check for $175.00 (U.S.) to cover conference fee, which includes
the Saturday evening banquet, prior to December 1, 2007. (After December
1st, the conference fee will be $195.00).
Please make check payable to the Nine Spring Training Conference and mail
Dan and Jean Ardell
P. O. Box 482
Corona del Mar, CA 92625
**Tickets for 2 spring training games will be included for those
registrants who register prior to December 1, 2007.
For further information about conference registration, please email Dan
Ardell at dardell_at_roadrunner.com or Jean Ardell at jeanardell_at_yahoo.com
For hotel reservations contact the Clarion Hotel Tucson Airport, 6901
South Tucson Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85706: 1-800-526-0550. Rates are
$89.00/single; $99.00/double. To ensure conference rate, rooms must be
booked prior to March 5, 2008. When booking, be sure to mention NINE: A
Journal of Baseball History and Culture.
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