Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Conference: Sporting Females

Leeds Metropolitan University is hosting a one day conference on 4th September 2014 in honor of the 20th anniversary of the publication of Jennifer Hargreaves’ book, ‘Sporting Females: Critical Issues in the History and Sociology of Women’s Sport’.

More information on submitting a paper can be found here: http://philosophyofsport.org.uk/cfp-sporting-females-past-present-and-future/

Call for Abstracts: Science and Practice of Sports Refereeing

The First International Conference on the Science and Practice of Sports Refereeing will take place in Clermont-Ferrand (France) between the 22th and the 24th September 2014.

The aim of this conference is to provide researchers studying sport refereeing with a discussion space in order to increase and improve the scientific network in this area. This network is then expected to answer new queries and to meet the practical challenges of sport refereeing.

More information can be found here: philosophyofsport.org.uk/cfa-1st-conference-on-science-and-practice-of-sports-refereeing/

Monday, April 21, 2014

Updating Information: Centers, Journals, Organizations

I have recently updated the links at the top of the page for centers, journals, and professional societies related to philosophy of sport. If you know of others to add to the lists, please email me (mikedotaustinatsymbolekudotedu) or post them in the comments of this post, and I'll take care of it.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Rockford University Sports Studies Symposium

Rockford University is hosting the Third Annual Sports Studies Symposium on April 25, 2014 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm CT in the Grace Roper Lounge, Burpee Center, Rockford University, Rockford, IL. The conference is free to attend and light refreshments will be served.

The topic is Defining Sport and the symposium features papers focused on issues ranging from skateboarding to NASCAR to the intersection of sport and culture. For more information about the symposium, please visit The Sports Ethicist.