The School of Physical Activity and Educational Services, the Todd A. Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male and the Women's Place are hosting the inaugural Tri-University Conference, "Humanistic Foundations: Historical, Philosophical and Sociocultural Studies of Sport" on Friday, March 30, in the Barbie Tootle Room at the Ohio Union at Ohio State University. Registration begins at 7:30 a. m. with presentations throughout the day.
To learn more about the program and scheduled events, see Conference Program.
For questions please contact Andrew Linden (firstname.lastname@example.org), Lindsay Pieper (email@example.com), or Dain TePoel (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Saturday, March 10, 2012
On Friday, February 17, Dr. Dennis Gildea visited Ohio State University and the Sport Humanities Program. Dr. Gildea is a former news reporter, sportswriter and journalist who received his PhD at Penn State University in Mass Communications in 1988. He currently works at Springfield College as an Associate Professor of Communications teaching classes on journalism, sports and the media, and the athlete in literature, among many others. He is published in numerous journals and is a former winner of the North American Society for Sport History Graduate Student Essay Award (1992).
Dr. Gildea discussed styles of writing for the various genres in sport studies and shared his piece entitled "Charlie: A Tribute and a Prayer" along with his forthcoming work on Clair Bee. He also received some Ohio State memorabilia to remember the visit!