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Original, unpublished papers that study all aspects of baseball with particular emphasis on history and social policy implications are invited.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 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: Baseballs Ferocious Gentleman (University of Nebraska Press, 2007). His earlier books include two editions of The Imperfect Diamond: A History of Baseballs 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.
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Jean Ardell at email@example.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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