Sport and Society’s Updates

  • Tenth International Conference on Sport and Society: Virtual Presentations

    Exploring the cultural, political, and economic relationships of sport to society

    Virtual sessions are designed for presenters who are not able to be present in person at the conference. Travel, funding, and schedule can sometimes make it difficul...More

  • New Network Chair: Sport and Society Research Network

    Common Ground Research Networks is pleased to announce the selection of a new Network Chair for the Sport and Society Research Network, Dr Jörg Krieger

    Dr. Jörg Krieger is Assistant Professor in Sport and Social Science at Aarhus University. H...More

  • Taylor McKee – Winner of the International Award for Excellence for The International Journal of Sport and Society, Volume 7

    The Sport & Society Research Network is pleased to announce the selection of “The Rink and the Stage: Melodrama, Media, and Canadian Hockey,” by Taylor McKee, as the winner of the International Award for Excellence for Volume 7 of The Internatio.....More

  • Courtney Hoffmann Joins the Sport and Society Advisory Board

    The Sport & Society Advisory Board is honored to welcome our newest member – Courtney Hoffmann

    Courtney Hoffmann is a Learning Specialist and Academic Adviser at The George Washington University. She has worked, and lived, all over the cou...More

  • Our History...

    Founded in 2010, the International Conference on Sport & Society provides a forum for the examination of sport from various perspectives, including: history, sociology, psychology, medicine, health, education, administration and management...More

  • The Super Bowl: The Horror & the Glory

    Image Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons / CTLiotta

    nybooks.com | Article Link | Nathaniel Rich

    During the two weeks before the Super Bowl there were more than 10,000 news articles written about the slight deviation in air pressure of the...More

  • Photos: Sochi, Russia, a Year After the Games

    Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons / EEIM

    nytimes.com | Article Link | by James Hill

    A year after the Sochi Olympics, the flags of the competing nations continue to flutter in the breeze rolling in from the Black Sea and oversize cud...More

  • Human Rights and the 2022 Olympics

    nytimes.com | article link | by Minky Worden

    The Olympic spirit has come to this: Two authoritarian countries are vying to host the 2022 Winter Games, competing to endure a huge financial strain for the benefit of burnishing their public...More

  • Africa Cup Disrupted by Ebola Concerns

    Image Courtesey of Wikimedia Commons/ Nick Wiebe

    nytimes.com | Article Link | by Jere Longman

    Fear of the spread of Ebola has now thrown Africa’s most important soccer tournament into disarray

    Morocco was removed Tuesday as host of...More

  • From the Community: Sport Alumni Featured in Documentary

    Image Courtesey of Wikimedia Commons/The U.S. Food and Drug Administratinon

    Marcus Amos, an alumni of the Sport and Society Conferene as well as one of our past Graduate Scholars, was recently featured in a documentary entitled "Locker...More

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