domingo, 19 de julho de 2009

First Annual International Crime, Media and Popular Culture Studies Conference: A Cross-Disciplinary Exploration

Call for Papers and Posters

Early Abstract Submission is Highly Encouraged.

The Indiana State University Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice would like to invite you to attend the "First AnnualInternational Crime, Media and Popular Culture Studies Conference: ACross-Disciplinary Exploration" to be held October 5th, 6th & 7th, 2009at Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana.

Please visit ourwebsite for further details regarding abstract submission, registrationcost and for a detailed description of our Keynote Speakers and FeaturedSpeakers. Both presenters and non-presenters must register.

Please feel free to forward this notice to any colleagues or graduate students thatyou feel might be interested.

Conference website:

Abstract Submission Deadline for presenters: September 2, 2009Registration Deadline for both presenters and non-presenters: September2, 2009

Indiana State University is conveniently located less than 1 hour fromIndianapolis International Airport traveling west on Interstate 70. Indiana State University is also within 3-5 hours driving time fromChicago, Illinois; Springfield, Illinois; St. Louis, Missouri; Columbia,Missouri; Louisville, Kentucky; Lexington, Kentucky; Cincinnati, Ohio;Toledo, Ohio; Columbus, Ohio; and Nashville, Tennessee. Early Conference Hotel Reservations are Highly Encouraged due to limitedspace.

Once again given that this is a cross-disciplinary conference pleasefeel free to forward this call for papers to any individuals ordepartments that you feel might have an interest in the conference(criminology, criminal justice, sociology, anthropology, public policy,psychology, race & ethnic studies, women’s studies, music, mediastudies, journalism, literature, film studies, history).

Featured Speakers: Jeff Ferrell, Ph.D.Texas Christian UniversityVictor E. Kappeler, Ph.DEastern Kentucky UniversityDavid L. Altheide, Ph.DArizona State UniversityFrankie Y. Bailey, Ph.D.University at AlbanyGregory Snyder, Ph.D.Baruch College, CUNYNickie Phillips, Ph.D.St. Francis CollegeStaci Strobl, Ph.D.John Jay College of Criminal JusticeVikas Kumar Gumbhir, Ph.D.Gonzaga UniversityBrett A. Mervis, Ph.D. CandidateUniversity of South FloridaRobert D. Weide, Ph.D. CandidateNew York UniversityKeynote Speakers:Taylor MaliFour Time National Poetry Slam ChampionandOne of the Original Poets on HBO’s Russell Simmons Presents “Def Poetry”Stephen BelberAcclaimed Playwright, Screenplay Writer and Director(TV Credits Include Staff Writer for “Law & Order SVU” and “Rescue Me”)


Franklin T. Wilson,

Ph.D.Conference Chair

Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Indiana State University

Holmstedt Hall 230

Terre Haute, Indiana 47809

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