Alabama Program on sport comm:
Dr. Charles Ross: Football & Protest
In the fall of 2018 I am bringing Ole Miss professor of history Dr. Charles Ross for a public talk and class visits related to his research on NFL, football, race and protest.
Jan Boxill, Ethics in NCAA Sport
In the fall of 2016 I co-hosted Jan Boxill, a figure at the center of the UNC academic misconduct scandal, along with philosphy professor Dr. Seth Bordner for frank discussion of gender, race, sport, scapegoating and cover up.
publications & projects:
Sport, Protest, Politics:
"Blocked out: Athlete Voice and WNBA Uniform Politics," with Judy Liao, in Uniformly Discussed: Sportswomen's Apparel, vol 1, editor Linda K. Fuller. Expected winter 2020.
“Athletes and Assemblage: Political Struggle at the ESPYs.” In Sport, Protest & Political Struggle, Dan Grano & Mike Butterworth, Eds. New York: Peter Lang, Frontiers in Political Communication Series, forthcoming summer 2019.
“Ideology, It’s in the Game: Selective Simulation in EA Sports’ NCAA Football.” With Ian Summers, in Playing to Win: Sports, Video Games & Culture of Play, Thomas Oates and Robert Brookey, (Eds.) Bloomington, IN: Univ Indiana Press (2014).
“Coaching Neoliberal Citizen/Subjects, Fulfilling Fundamental Fantasies: Cultural Discourse of Fantasy Football.” In Sports & Identity: New Agendas in Communication, Barry Brummett & Andrew Ishak, (Eds.). New York: Routledge (2013).
"Performing Social Class: The Case of Rutgers Basketball versus Don Imus." In Sporting Rhetoric, Brummett (Ed.). New York: Peter Lang (2009)
“Busing and Basketball: Desegregating Austin High School Sports, 1971-72.” Online exhibit at George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center, Austin TX
"Playing Fair: The Rhetorical Limits of Liberalism in Women's Sport at The University of Texas, 1927-1992." Dissertation (Texas, 2010).
Activism, Social Change, Rhetoric:
Queer Praxis: Questions for LGBTQ Worldmaking, contributing author, D. Goltz & J. Zingsheim (Eds.). New York: Peter Lang (2015).