Call for Papers: Society for American Soccer History Symposium, April 18-19, 2020



In anticipation of the Society of American Soccer History (SASH) symposium on the weekend of April 18-19, 2020 at Rutgers University-Newark, we are carefully monitoring the evolving situation surrounding the coronavirus.

The Society will make a decision on whether the symposium will take place on that weekend by Friday, March 20.

Thank you for your patience and please make decisions on your travel accordingly.

Symposium 2020 Committee
Society for American Soccer History


Call for Papers and Presentations
Society for American Soccer History Symposium
April 18-19, 2020

The Society for American Soccer History is accepting proposals for its next symposium to be held on April 18 and 19, 2020 at Rutgers University-Newark.

The Society works to promote, facilitate, and disseminate research into the rich history of soccer in the United States. Papers can investigate, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Early American Soccer
  • Monuments, Museums and Archives
  • World Cups
  • Soccer and Labor Relation
  • Youth Soccer
  • High School and College Soccer
  • Memory
  • Race, Class, Gender and/or Ethnicity
  • Culture
  • Family History
  • Pro Soccer
  • Major League Soccer at 25

The following presentation styles are welcomed:

  • Fifteen plus Five—fifteen minutes of presentation slides plus five minutes of questions.
  • Short Form—seven minutes of presentation slides which is ideal to summarize research or present early findings.

Please send a 200-300 word abstract for a presentation to by the deadline of March 1, 2020. Include the title of the paper, presenter’s name and brief biography, and e-mail address in the proposal. Accepted speakers will be notified by March 15, 2020.

Click here to download a PDF copy of this Call for Papers.

One Comment

  1. Tim Schum

    I presume this year’s conference has been cancelled?

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