2018 NASSS Annual Conference
Sport Soundtrack: Sport, Music, & Culture
Friday, November 2 • 9:30am - 11:00am
NASSS Presidential Address: Dr. Joshua Newman, Professor, Florida State University, USA

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Dr. Joshua I. Newman, Professor at Florida State University, will deliver the Presidential Address “Sport Sociology, In Question.”
 Dr. Joshua I. Newman is a Professor of Media, Politics, and Cultural Studies in the Department of Sport Management at Florida State University. Dr. Newman’s research and teaching draw upon critical theory and co-present techniques to interrogate the cultural and political economies of sport and the active body. In addition to having published numerous journal articles and book chapters on issues pertaining to sport and body cultures of the U.S. South, Dr. Newman is the author of two books, Embodying Dixie: Studies in the Body Pedagogics of Southern Whiteness (Common Ground, 2010) and Sport, Spectacle, and NASCAR Nation: Consumption and the Cultural Politics of Neoliberalism (with Michael D. Giardina, Palgrave, 2011). His research manuscripts have been featured in The Sage Handbook of Qualitative Research, Cultural Studies Critical Methodologies, American Behavioral Scientist, the Review of Education, Pedagogy, and Cultural Studies, Journal of Sport and Social Issues, and Sociology of Sport Journal. Dr. Newman has served as a keynote or plenary speaker at the International Congress for Qualitative Inquiry and the Physical Cultural Studies Annual Conference and is an editorial board member of the Sociology of Sport Journal.

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Joshua Newman

Professor, Florida State University
Session: Digital Audio, Sound, and Physical Culture Research PracticeNarratives, Meaning-making, and Community Identity in E-sportsSport sociologists have long studied the extent to and ways in which identities in traditional sport settings are constructed through the media in a global(izing... Read More →

Friday November 2, 2018 9:30am - 11:00am PDT
Plaza Ballroom