2019 Penny Lecture Series

BWS/SJS/SOC: 265 - Critical Inquiry and Penny Lecture Series
(2 Credit Hours) - 2019 Theme: Race, Sport, and Social Justice

All lectures in 001 Upham Hall, 6:00-7:50 pm. Open to the public.

photo of Scott Brooks"'In Her Feelings'? (Mis)Understandings of the Experiences of Black Female Athletes"

February 4

Scott Brooks, Director of Research at the Global Sport Institute


photo of Akilah R. Carter-Francique"The Personal is Political: Examining Black Sportswomen's contemporary Activist's Efforts"

February 11

Akilah R. Carter-Francique, Assistant Professor, Department of Health and Kinesiology, Prairie View A&M University


photo of Robert Turner II"Discipline, Control, and the Black Body"

February 18

Robert Turner II, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, George Washington University


photo of Dr. Billy Hawkins"Making America Great Again: Inhibiting the Conversion of Athletic Capital into Political Capital"

February 25

Dr. Billy Hawkins, Professor, Department of Health and Human Performance, and Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Success in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, University of Houston


photo of Wil Haygood"The Tigers Who Taught Us Something About Justice"

March 4

Wil Haygood, Visiting Distinguished Professor, Department of Media, Journalism, and Film, Miami University


photo of Dr. Richard Southall"The NCAA Collegiate Model of Athletics: Institutional Racism in an Amateur Disguise"

March 11

Dr. Richard Southall, Professor, Department of Sport and Entertainment Management, and Director of the College Sport Research Institute, University of South Carolina


"The College Athlete Employment Movement: Why 'Pay for Play' Misses the Point"

March 18

Dr. Ellen J. Staurowsky, Drexel University


photo of Dr. Fritz Polite"The Plantation, Oscillating Migrant Labor Camp, Brothel and 'Pimpin': An Examination of the Efficacy of Predominately White NCAA Institutions"

April 1

Dr. Fritz Polite, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, and former Chair, Management Science Division, The Harry F. Byrd Jr., School of Business, Shenandoah University


photo of Dr. John N. Singer"Black Male Athletes' Education Matters: What's College Sport Got to Do with It?"

April 8

Dr. John N. Singer, Associate Professor of Sport Management, Department of Health and Kinesiology, and Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion, College of Education and Human Development, Texas A&M University


photo of Dr. Constancio Arnaldo"Rethinking Sport Cultures Beyond Black, White, and Male: Sports as Sites of Possibility, Contradiction, and Social Change"

April 15

Dr. Constancio Arnaldo, Assistant Professor in Asian/Asian American Studies, Department of Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies, University of Nevada, Las Vegas


photo of Dr. Eddie Comeaux"College Athletes' Rights and Well-Being: Finding Their Own Voices"

April 22

Dr. Eddie Comeaux, Professor of Higher Education, Graduate School of Education, University of California, Riverside


photo of Dr. Stanley Thangaraj"Strange Racial Figures on the Basketball Court: Transnationalizing Race and Investigating the Politics of Citizenship"

April 29

Dr. Stanley Thangaraj, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, City College of New York


photo of Dr. Christina Chin"'Aren't you a Little Short to Play Ball?': Japanese American Youth, Racial Microaggressions, and Counterspaces in Basketball Leagues"

May 6

Dr. Christina Chin, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, California State University, Fullerton