Sports Studies Symposium 2014

3rd Annual Sports Studies Symposium:

Defining Sport

 Grace Roper Lounge, Burpee Center, 

Rockford University

April 25, 2014; 1-5 pm

Panel One: Borderline Cases

“Burning the Straw Man: the 10,000 hour rule, fitness, and athletics”
– Sean Beckmann, Ph.D. (Rockford University)

“From the Boarders: Skateboarding at the Fringe of Sport”
– Brian Glenney, Ph.D. (Gordon College) and Steve Mull (Gordon College)

“Sport, Seriousness, and Hopscotch Dreams”
– Major Kevin Schieman, M.A. (United States Military Academy)

Panel Two: Sport in the Culture

“Sport in Society: How Athletics Shapes Our World and Consciousness”
– Zachary Draves, Rockford University Student Contest Winner

“The Convergence of Mechanization and the Modern Athlete in NASCAR”
– P. Huston Ladner, M.A (University of Hawaii)

“The Modern Literature of Ring Sport: A Cultural Phenomenon and Its Literary Forms”
– Carl Robinson, Ph.D. (Ashford University)

 

 

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