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2018 NASSS Annual Conference
Sport Soundtrack: Sport, Music, & Culture
Thursday, November 1 • 8:00am - 9:15am
Images, Icons, & the Sporting Community

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This Open Session will examine the imagery and characterization of sport icons within sport and society.

Speakers
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Lauren C. Anderson

Assistant Professor of Communication, Lasell University
Media Narratives of Domestic Violence in Sport: Progress or Regression?In 2014, the Ray Rice assault videos took something that typically happens behind closed doors and put it out in the open to be talked about. Although the public outcry over the assault videos generated a national... Read More →
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Mark Falcous

University of Otago
The Death of Colin Meads and the New Zealand ImaginationIn this paper we explore New Zealand press coverage surrounding the death of Sir Colin Meads in August 2017.  Meads, a former all black and erstwhile corporate spokesman was a high profile public figure. He was New Zealand Rugby's... Read More →
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Lauren Osmer

University of Texas at Austin
Racialized Narratives in U.S. Mass Media: A Case Study of Shohei OhtaniIn the United States, the changing landscape of baseball participation has meant both rising international competition and an influx of international players to all levels of baseball. For international athletes... Read More →
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Hannah Plummer

Mental Health in Sport Governance: A Comparative Approach, Florida State University
Mental health is a factor that has been gaining prevalence within sport at all levels. Professional and collegiate sport, however, will be the focus of this research. To understand the scope of mental health discussion within professional and collegiate sport a content analysis was... Read More →

Moderators
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Mark Falcous

University of Otago
The Death of Colin Meads and the New Zealand ImaginationIn this paper we explore New Zealand press coverage surrounding the death of Sir Colin Meads in August 2017.  Meads, a former all black and erstwhile corporate spokesman was a high profile public figure. He was New Zealand Rugby's... Read More →


Thursday November 1, 2018 8:00am - 9:15am PDT
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