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NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center and Nova Law Review to Host Symposium on New Media and Old Metaphors; Papers being sought for submission

Abstracts should be submitted by Oct. 15, 2014; Manuscript drafts due Jan. 15, 2015

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Shepard Broad Law Center, in conjunction with the Nova Law Review and NSU’s Sports and Entertainment Law Society (SELS), are seeking submissions for the 2015 annual Nova Law Symposium to be held Feb.12-13, 2015.

NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center

NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center

The focus of the conference will be to provide an interdisciplinary review of issues involving business and industry responses to the transformative impact of new media on traditional entertainment and media, including journalism, sports, film, broadcast, gaming, music, and similar areas.

The two-day conference will feature an academic symposium on Thursday, Feb. 12th sponsored by the Nova Law Review and a practice-oriented workshop hosted by SELS on Friday, Feb. 13th. Thursday evening will feature a hosted event showcasing Southern Florida’s thriving arts, entertainment and sports community.

The symposium is an opportunity for academics, practitioners, consultants, and students to exchange ideas and explore emerging issues of law, policy and economic enterprise. Interdisciplinary presentations are encouraged. Authors and presenters are invited to submit proposals on topics relating to the theme, which may include such topics these:

  • First Amendment and Defamation
  • Copyright at the Crossroads
  • Evolving Technologies
  • Artists, Creators, Athletes and Actors

Submissions & Important Dates: 

  • Please submit materials to lawreview@nsu.law.nova.edu.
  • Submission Deadline for Abstracts: October 15, 2014
  • Submission Deadline for First Draft of Manuscripts: January 15, 2015
  • Submission Deadline for Completed Articles:  February 1, 2015
  • Symposium Date: February 12, 2015

For more information, visit the website at  http://nsulaw.nova.edu/students/orgs/lawreview/ or contact Kyle Roberts, editor-in-chief, Nova Law Review at lawreview@nsu.law.nova.edu  or (954) 856-0657. You may also contact Carey Courson, administrative assistant to Dean Jon M. Garon: coursonc@nsu.law.nova.edu or 954-262-6229

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About Nova Law Review: The Nova Law Review publishes three academic issues annually including the annual symposium issue and the annual review of Florida Law. The Nova Law Review is proudly celebrating its thirty-ninth year of publication.

About The Sports and Entertainment Law Society of Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center (SELS):  SELS is an organization devoted to exposing law students to relevant legal, financial, and business issues in the sports and entertainment industry. SELS members organize educational and social events while networking with other law students, attorneys, and professionals across the country.

About the Shepard Broad Law Center: Nova Southeastern University’s Law Center offers a rigorous traditional academic program in three-year day and four-year evening versions, as well as dual-degree programs. Additionally, NSU Law offers three online Master of Science degrees in law in the areas of education, employment, and health. NSU Law prides itself on preparing graduates to make a smooth transition from the classroom to the courtroom or boardroom. Lawyering Skills and Values (LSV)-Every student completes a four-semester LSV sequence that combines traditional legal reasoning, writing, and research with an introduction to lawyer interviewing, counseling, negotiating, mediating, advocating, and other critical skills in a simulated law firm experience. For more information please visit http://www.nsulaw.nova.edu/

About Nova Southeastern University: Situated on 314 beautiful acres in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is a dynamic research institution dedicated to providing high-quality educational programs at all levels.  NSU is a not-for-profit independent institution with 27,000 students. NSU awards associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, doctoral and first-professional degrees in a wide range of fields. NSU is classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and it is one of only 37 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification. For more information, please visit www.nova.edu. Celebrating 50 years of academic excellence!

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