January 6, 2006

Call for Papers

9th Annual Jerry Malloy Negro League Conference

Kansas City, Missouri
July 6-9, 2006

Conference Theme:  “100 Years of Satchel Paige:  Reality and Myth.”

Papers can include all topics related to Satchel Paige, the Kansas City Monarchs, images and myths related to the Negro Leagues and all other Negro League topics. Papers are encouraged from all disciplines.

Proposals for individual papers should include an abstract of no more than 350 words, a brief curriculum vitae with contact information. Graduate students are encouraged to submit proposals.

All presentations will be considered and reviewed for possible publication after the conference.

Proposals due February 1, 2006

Poster Presentations:  Proposals due February 1, 2006

Proposals should be 150 words or less, explaining the main focus and intent of the presentation.

Please send three hard copies of your proposal and one disk, plus your resume to Leslie Heaphy, Kent State University, Stark Campus 6000 Frank Rd. North Canton, OH 44720