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2018 NASSS Annual Conference
Sport Soundtrack: Sport, Music, & Culture
Saturday, November 3 • 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Sport & Masculinity

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This Open Session examines the conceptions of masculinity in sport and society.

Speakers
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Kristi Allain

St. Thomas University
“It used to be called an old man’s game:” Masculinity, embodiment, and curling participation amongst men in later lifeIn recent years, men’s curling, a sport historically linked to the bodies of older people, where older men (and women) can compete at highly competitive levels... Read More →
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Beth Cavalier

Courtside View: A Participant Observation of an Urban Bocce League, Georgia Gwinnett College
Bocce is one of the oldest recorded sports in the world. In the early 1900s, rising European immigration brought the sport to North America. Today, according to the United States Bocce Federation, there are over one million bocce players in the United States. In the last few decades... Read More →
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Tom Kavanagh

University of Waikato
Just a bit of craic: Sectarianism, masculinity and racism in a Northern Irish rugby clubViolence has always been a significant feature of Northern Irish history, but it spiralled out of control during the Troubles (Cronin, 2001). While Northern Ireland has maintained a fragile peace... Read More →
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Cheryl MacDonald

Saint Mary's University
Engaging with Masculinity and Sexuality on the Periphery of the National Hockey LeagueInformed by theories of performance, masculinity, and sport, this postdoctoral research sought answers regarding why there are no openly gay men in the National Hockey League (NHL). Data was collected... Read More →
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Molly Yanity

Quinnipac University
Session: Warrior Women in SportRibbons and Rainbows, but Never Recruits: Why the U.S. Military Doesn’t Turn to Women’s Sports Teams to Promote ItselfSports teams in the U.S. have promoted – typically through logos or designs on their uniforms -- everything from breast cancer... Read More →

Moderators
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Cheryl MacDonald

Saint Mary's University
Engaging with Masculinity and Sexuality on the Periphery of the National Hockey LeagueInformed by theories of performance, masculinity, and sport, this postdoctoral research sought answers regarding why there are no openly gay men in the National Hockey League (NHL). Data was collected... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 1:30pm - 2:45pm PDT
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