NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture Cover

Welcome to the Web site for

NINE: A Journal of Baseball History & Culture

and

The NINE Spring Training Conference

on the Historical and Sociological Impact of Baseball

 

Journal

 

Journal Subscription Information and Current Table of Contents

 

Conference Registration

 

 

 

NINE: A Journal of Baseball History & Culture seeks to promote the study of all historical aspects of baseball and centers on the cultural implications of the game wherever in the world baseball is played.  The journal reflects an eclectic approach and does not foster a particular ideological bias.  For more information about the journal, including submission guidelines, subscription information, and the current table of contents, please follow this link.

 

NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture announces

 

The 21st Annual NINE Spring Training Conference

on the Historical and Sociological Impact of Baseball

 

Wednesday, March 12-Saturday, March 15, 2014

 

Fiesta Resort Conference Center

2100 South Priest Drive

Tempe, Arizona

 

 

 

 

Call for Papers: The 21st Annual NINE Spring Training Conference invites original, unpublished papers that study all aspects of baseball, with particular emphasis on history and social policy implications.   Abstracts only, not to exceed 300 words, should be submitted by December 3, 2013, to:

 

NINE Spring Training Conference

c/o Trey Strecker

Department of English

Ball State University

Muncie, Indiana 47306-0460

Email: tstrecker@bsu.edu  

 

Email abstracts are preferred.  Authors will be notified as quickly as possible whether their papers have been accepted.  Authors are required to register for the conference and present their work in person. 

 

Information about conference and hotel registration is here.

 

Keynote Speaker: George Gmelch

 

George Gmelch is professor of anthropology at the University of San Francisco and Roger Stone Professor of Anthropology at Union College.  The author of a dozen books, including several on baseball--In the Ballpark, Inside Pitch: Life in Professional Baseball, and Baseball without Borders--he is the recipient of the Minor League Baseball Association's Lifetime Achievement Award for his writings on baseball.  He has also written for a general audience in such places as the New York Times, Washington Post, Psychology Today, and Natural History.