Political Activism Panel - Sports, Power, and Resistance Obermann Arts & Humanities Symposium

Sep 23, 2023

01:00 PM - 02:30 PM

Iowa City Public Library, Rooms A, B, and C

123 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA 52240

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Panel #2: Political Activism

  • Travers (Simon Fraser University): “Trans Participation in Sport: The Fight to Include Us in Public Life”
  • Douglas Hartmann (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities): "Documenting and Rethinking the Impact of Protest through Sport: The Case of WNBA Activism in the 2020 Georgia Senate Race"
  • Jason Kido Lopez (University of Wisconsin, Madison): "Constructing Crisis in Women’s Sports: Outkick’s 'Anti-Woke' Sports Media Brand"

There will be a break from noon to 1 p.m.

This event is a part of the Sports, Power, and Resistance: Legacies and Futures Obermann Arts and Humanities Symposium. 

Free and open to all.

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