Call for Papers
12th Annual Jerry Malloy Negro League Conference
July 16-18, 2009
Theme: Crossroads of Black Baseball
Paper or Panel Proposals: Due March 6th, 2009
Paper or panels proposals may include all topics related to the theme or other related Negro Leagues topics: players who crossed into the Majors from the Negro Leagues, Pittsburgh as a crossroads from Eastern League to Midwestern, players who came from Latin America and those who went south of the border to play, etc…
Proposals are encouraged from all disciplines. Previous presenters have included full-time faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars and researchers. Proposals for individual papers should include an abstract of no more than 250 words, and brief curriculum vitae with contact information.
Poster Presentations: Proposals due March 6th, 2009
Poster presentation proposals should be 150 words or less, explaining the main focus and intent of the poster, including how many posters will be used in the display.
Please send one hard copy of your proposal and one disk, plus your contact information or send as an e-mail attachment in Word to Dr. Leslie Heaphy, Kent State University, Stark Campus 6000 Frank Rd. North Canton, OH 44720 or to Lheaphy@kent.edu. 330-244-3304 for further questions.
This year's event is co-sponsored and hosted at The Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum at the Senator John Heinz History Center, at 1212 Smallman Street in "The Strip", Pittsburgh's Historic Market District.
Kent state Stark
North Canton, OH 44720
330-244-3304 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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