CFP: [Cultural-Historical] NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture's 15th Annual Spring Training Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Trey Strecker
contact email: 
tstrecker@bsu.edu

NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture announces THE 15th ANNUAL
SPRING TRAINING CONFERENCE on the Historical and Sociological Impact of
Baseball

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Original, unpublished papers that study all aspects of baseball with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: tstrecker_at_bsu.edu

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
field research.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Lee Lowenfish

Lee Lowenfish is the author of the new biography Branch Rickey:
Baseball’s Ferocious Gentleman (University of Nebraska Press, 2007). His
earlier books include two editions of The Imperfect Diamond: A History of
Baseball’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
Pacifica Radio.

 
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.

 
REGISTRATION

NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture

15th Annual Spring Training Conference Registration

 

Name………………………………………………………………….

 

Address………………………………………………………………….

 

City, State, Zip Code…………………………………………………..

 

Telephone……………………………………………………………….

 

Email…………………………………………………………………….

 

Affiliation……………………………………………………………….

 

Would you be willing to chair a session? Yes………….No……….

 

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
to:

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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