The Global White Sports/Media Complex and the Politics of Sport
On Feb. 22-24 the Texas Program in Sports and Media hosted the sixth “Summit on Communication and Sport” for scholars studying sports within the broader discipline of communication studies.
Held in partnership with the International Association for Communication and Sport, around 100 scholars from varied theoretical and methodological approaches and from around the world gathered to identify, understand and critique the communicative significance of sport.
The summit included a plenary address by Ben Carrington, associate professor of sociology at The University of Texas at Austin and a panel discussion of sport scholarship experts.
Interview with Ben Carrington
Monday, 20 June 2011 – Simon Dawes interviews Ben Carrington on his recently published book, Race, Sport and Politics: The Sporting Black Diaspora, published as part of the Theory, Culture and Society Book Series (Sage, 2010).
More coming soon…