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The Academy of Leisure Sciences Annual Conference on Research and Teaching

Call for Proposals 2018

Colleagues,

We are excited to announce the Call for Proposals for The Academy of Leisure Sciences’ Annual Conference on Research and Teaching.

The theme for 2018 is: Preparing for what’s next.

The deadline for submitting your proposal for presentation (both teaching and research) was September 14, 2017.

The Academy of Leisure Sciences' Annual Conference on Research and Teaching will be held February 20-23, 2018 on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis, IN. Read more about The Academy of Leisure Sciences Annual Conference on Research and Teaching

2017 TALS Elections to the Board of Directors

The Academy of Leisure Sciences (The Academy) Board of Directors (BoD) is charged with providing supervision, control, and direction to The Academy. The BoD consists of the Past President, President, President-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, Historian, a Fellows Representative, and four elected and two appointed Directors-at-Large. Read more about 2017 TALS Elections to the Board of Directors

Winter Newsletter Volume 5 Issue 1 Released

Volume 5, Issue 1 of The Academy of Leisure Sciences' Newsletter has been released.

The Newsletter is published twice a year. Read more about Winter Newsletter Volume 5 Issue 1 Released

Newsletter Volume 4, Issue 2 Released

Volume 4, Issue 2 of the Academy of Leisure Sciences Newsletter has been released.

The Newsletter is published twice a year.

Please contact Deb Kerstetter (debk@psu.edu) if you want to contribute to the Newsletter. 

2015 Butler Lecture Keynote Speaker

Peggy O'Dell, 2015 Butler Lecture Keynote Speaker

Peggy O’Dell

National Park Service

Deputy Director of Operations

 

NRPA Annual Congress

Las Vegas, NV

September 15, 2015

(time & date to be provided in Congress Program)

  Read more about 2015 Butler Lecture Keynote Speaker

Newsletter Volume 3, Issue 1 Released

Volume 3, Issue 1 of the Academy of Leisure Sciences Newsletter has been released. The Newsletter is published twice a year. Please contact Deb Kerstetter (debk@psu.edu) if you want to contribute to the Newsletter. 

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An Invitation to Join the Academy of Leisure Sciences

The Academy of Leisure Sciences is dedicated to the advancement of leisure studies. The primary purpose of the Academy is to bring together people from diverse backgrounds, academic and otherwise, who share a mutual interest in better understanding the roles of leisure in life, including various contexts of recreation, park, tourism, outdoor adventure, health, and therapy, and sport. Read more about An Invitation to Join the Academy of Leisure Sciences