Wednesday, June 02, 2010

CF Sessions: NASSS 2010

Call For Session Proposals
2010 NASSS Conference
San Diego, CA
November 3-6, 2010

As Co-Chairs of the 2010 NASSS Conference Program Committee, Dr. Geneviève Rail (Concordia University) and Dr. Mary G. McDonald (Miami University at Ohio) are now calling for sessions dedicated to paper presentations, panels/round tables or workshops to be scheduled within the 2010 NASSS Conference program (in 2010, there will be no poster session). Each session will be 90 minutes long and should be related to the conference theme, when possible. The Program Committee has chosen the following theme for the 2010 conference:

“Producing Knowledge, Producing Bodies:
Cross Currents in the Sociologies of Sport and Physical Culture”

We encourage those interested in organizing a session to send their proposal in the following format:

Type of session. [Here, specify whether the session is one of the following 3 types: (a) paper presentations session (usually includes 3 or 4 papers that are presented orally); (b) a panel or round table session (usually allows for a session organizer to invite 3 or more participants to discuss a specific theme – such participants do not present a paper per se and do not submit an abstract); or (c) workshop session (these sessions are designed to incorporate a lot of interaction around a particular topic that may be more practically oriented).

Title of the session (maximum of 20 words)

A short description of the proposed session (maximum of 200 words)

The name, affiliation (university or institution) and email address of the organiser(s).

JUNE 25, 2010

Please submit your proposal in the body of your e-mail (no attachments please). Please submit your email message to:

All those who submit their session proposals by the deadline (June 25th, 2010) will be contacted in early July 2010. We will then let them know whether their proposal has been accepted and provide them with information about the next steps leading to the conference.