Institute for Athletes in Retirement and Transition 2009 Conference (IART 2009)
Venue: San Diego State University
|Event Date/Time: May 29, 2009||End Date/Time: May 31, 2009|
|Registration Date: May 29, 2009|
|Early Registration Date: Apr 01, 2009|
|Abstract Submission Date: Feb 15, 2009|
|Paper Submission Date: Apr 01, 2009|
The IART is pleased to announce that Michael Oriard will be the 2009 IART Conference keynote speaker. Dr. Oriard, a former professional football player, is Distinguished Professor of American Literature and Culture and Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Oregon State University. He is author of Reading Football: How the Popular Press Created an American Spectacle; King Football: Sport and Spectacle in the Golden Age of Radio and Newsreels, Movies and Magazines, the Weekly and the Daily Press; and Brand NFL: Making and Selling America's Favorite Sport.
We invite submissions on a broad range of topics related to retirement and transition from sport. Submissions from multiple disciplines including psychology, sociology, philosophy of sport, sport management and business will be considered.
Sessions will be applicable to those involved in sport at all levels including athletes, coaches, parents and sport administrators, as well as those experiencing transitions from other settings such as academic and business pursuits. Formats will include lecture presentations, seminars, and small group workshops.