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2018 NASSS Annual Conference
Sport Soundtrack: Sport, Music, & Culture
Friday, November 2 • 8:00am - 9:15am
Athlete Activism

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This Open Session will explore the examples and experiences of athlete activism.

Speakers
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Kenneth Chaplin

Culturally Misappropriated Racial Resistance: Collegiate Student-Athletes’ Responses to Jerry Jones’ Participation in the NFL Players’ US National Anthem Protests, John Carole University
In this paper, culturally misappropriated racial resistance is examined via collegiate student-athletes’ responses to Jerry Jones’ participation in the NFL players’ national anthem protests. Symbolic Interactionism, Cultural Studies, and Critical Race Theory were used as theoretical... Read More →
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Charles Crowley

Transition 101: Creating a pathway of Black student excellence in sport education, Olivet College
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the transition and acclimation of undergraduate students of color that attend Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to graduate school in the field of sport. More specifically we will discuss the pedagogical efforts to prepare... Read More →
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Simon Darnell

A Researcher from the Start: The limits of participatory methods, University of Toronto
This presentation offers some critical self-reflections gleaned from a participatory study with youth in Toronto. The study, funded by the Ontario government, explored the ways in which young people living in Toronto make sense of sport, and whether/how sport connects to their everyday... Read More →
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Sarah Fields

University of Colorado - Denver
From Passports to Anthems:  American Courts and Athlete ActivismAthletes have long used their platform to speak out against injustice.  In 1950 Paul Robeson, the former Rutgers multisport athlete, lost his passport because he had spoken against the racism in the United States (US... Read More →
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Emmett Gill

University of Texas at Austin
Session: LGBTQI and Sporting CultureDisco Demolition Night at Comiskey Park: The Implications for Race, Sexual Orientation and the Future of BaseballDisco Demolition Night was an ill-fated baseball promotion in July of 1979 at Comiskey Park after the first game of White Sox/Twins... Read More →
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Algerian Hart

DCCC Chair, Western Illinois University
A Book of Songs & Sexual Assault at the United States Air Force AcademyCollegiate athletic departments are grappling with sexual assaults as stories of student-athlete’s raping unconscious women, gang rapes, and coaches’ ambivalence towards predator’s flood news cycles.  Sexual... Read More →
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Wardell Johnson

An Analysis of Factors Affecting Satisfaction of African American Students at PWI and HBCU, Eastern Kentucky University
The main points were organized into central themes. The themes were organized by type of institution, (historically black colleges and universities or predominantly white institutions) for comparison purposes. While court case is being challenge of Brown v. Board of Education Supreme... Read More →

Moderators
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Charles Crowley

Transition 101: Creating a pathway of Black student excellence in sport education, Olivet College
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the transition and acclimation of undergraduate students of color that attend Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to graduate school in the field of sport. More specifically we will discuss the pedagogical efforts to prepare... Read More →


Friday November 2, 2018 8:00am - 9:15am PDT
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Attendees (6)