New Media and Old Metaphors Symposium. NSU Law, in conjunction with the Nova Law Review, and NSU Sports and Entertainment Law Society will organize the 2015 annual Nova Law Symposium February 12-13, 2015. The focus of the conference is 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 of Thursday, February 12th sponsored by the Nova Law Review and a practice-oriented workshop hosted by SELS on Friday, February 13th. Thursday evening will feature a hosted event showcasing South Florida’s thriving arts, entertainment, and sports community.
Social media, new distribution models, wearable electronics, Internet-of-Things electronics, sharable 3D print programs, and other technological changes require artists, industry, courts, and legislatures to rethink the ways laws once designed for daily print newspapers and burlesque houses apply in the modern age.
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
Artists, Creators, Athletes and Actors
Submissions & Important Dates:
- Please submit materials to email@example.com.
- 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
Law Review Published Article: The Nova Law Review will review, edit, and publish papers from the symposium in the 2015 spring symposium issue. Papers are invited from scholars and practitioners across all disciplines related to the program. Please submit a title and abstract (of 500–1000 words) or draft paper for works in progress. Abstracts or drafts should be submitted by October 15, 2014. Submissions may be accepted on a rolling basis after that time until all speaking positions are filled.
Presentations (without publication) based on Abstracts: For speakers interested in presenting without submitting a publishable article, please submit an abstract of the proposed presentation. Abstracts should be submitted by October 15, 2014. Submissions may be accepted on a rolling basis after that time until all speaking positions are filled.