The 2nd Global Congress on Sport and Christianity Advisory Board invites high quality work on sport and Christianity, in all of its forms, from scholars in fields such as theology, religious studies, kinesiology, psychology, history, philosophy, ancient and modern languages, literature, anthropology, sociology, cultural studies, economics, and business; or from practitioners in fields such as ministry, sport ministry, mission work, counseling, social work, and teaching/coaching.
Abstracts should be 200–250 words. Reference to published scholarship on the abstract topic is encouraged. Beyond the abstract, submission should include a presentation title, your name, institution or affiliation, a two-sentence (maximum) biography, mailing address, email address, and telephone number. The abstract and accompanying information should be submitted as Microsoft Word or PDF (or compatible) files. Scholars are encouraged to submit proposals in either of two categories:
- Proposals for individual papers: (20-minute presentation time) which the program committee will then group into appropriate parallel sessions.
- Proposals for complete parallel sessions: typically composed of 3 or 4 presenters at 20 minutes each and 10-minutes for discussion of each paper.
The deadline for submission of all types of presentations is Monday, April 1, 2019. PLEASE SUBMIT ALL PROPOSALS TO: Chad Carlson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Letters of acceptance or rejection will be sent in mid-April 2019. The Advisory Board will evaluate all submissions according to their individual merit, contribution to the field, and fit within the total program. Please email Chad Carlson (email@example.com) with any questions.
Important: Implicit Agreement to Attend Conference. Submission of an abstract indicates the author’s and co-authors’ intent to register for the conference at the appropriate conference fee and to be available to present on any of the days of the conference.
Example Abstracts (suggested content/style)