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Tentative Program*

Friday April 6 - Walter 145

3:00

4:30

Keynote Address

Astou Ndiaye
Former "Lionne" of Senegal and WNBA player
The Intersection of Gender, Community, and Sports.>>more about Astou Ndiaye

 

4:30

5:30

Opening Reception

Poster Session

Ohio Univesity Students

5:30

7:30

Round Table

Round Table: Sport and Development

Girls Boxing Kenya

Cynthia Coredo

Supporting Impoverished Ethiopian Girls Who Are Training to Become Professional Runners: Successes, Challenges, and Future Directions

Garrett Ash

Patricia Ortmans 

Hoop4Hope Mark Crandall

Paths to Success; Evaluations in Sports in for Development.

Kwabena Owusu-Kwarteng

Saturday April 7 - Grover 115

9:00

10:30

Panel 1

Untold stories: Intersection of Sports, History and Culture

Making or Marring: Configuring Holiday Sports as a Rallying Point for Youth Interconnectivity in Local Communities in Cameroon

 Martin Sango Ndeh

The Mbeem Play: A Gender Inclusive Traditional Sport among the Laimbwe of Cameroon

Henry Kah 

Flexing Muscles on the Chariot of the gods: Running the Mount Cameroon Race, 1973-2003

Walter Nkwi

10:30

10:40

Break

10:40

12:10

Panel 2

Sports  for Community Development 

Sport Psychology for Development? Critical Reflections and Constructive Suggestions on Outsiders ‘Building Community’ in the Global South

Andrew Guest

From Lion’s Head to Table Mountain

K.D. (Karin) ter Horst

Impact of Professional Athlete Sponsorship on Educational Attainment in Western Kenya

Anna Tranfaglia 

Svitlana Maksymenko

History of football in colonial and postcolonial Zambia Hikabwa Chipande

12:10

1:10

 

Lunch- Movie

1:10

2:40

Panel 3

Sport consumption: History and Current Trends

“De la tribu à la nation : Logiques ethniques et étatiques dans le sport au Cameroun (1949-1970)”

Pascal Charitas

David-Claude Kemo-Keimbou

Nigeria, Football Fan Identity, and Transnational Media 

Chuka Onwumechili 

Sunday Oloruntola 

Sport fandom and Arab Spring: The case of Egyptian "Ultras"

Ali Ziyati

European football clubs in Africa: Exploratory reflections on community-building and identity-formation

Simon Akindes

2:40

2:50

 

Break

2:50

4:40

Panel 4

Sport in Community and Nation Building

Pala-pala & Lámb: Fists of Culture, History and Development in Cameroon and Senegal

Flavius Mokake 

Samba Camara

Exploring the Socio-cultural Implications of Wrestling From Achebe's Things Fall Apart 

Laya Djonabaye

The Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations: The 2010 World Cup and Nation Building in South Africa

Derek Catsam 

Sports and Political Engagement in South Africa

Matthew Kirwin

Gerard Akindes

4:40

4:50

 

Break  

4:50

5:30

Panel 5

Final Discussion: Community and Sports

 

Closing Remarks

 
 

 


* The program is not a definitive program and may be modified
Astou Ndiaye
Simon Akindes
Garrett Ash
Derek Catsam
Pascal Charitas
Claude Kemo-Keimbou
Decius Chipande
Mark Crandall
Laya Djonobaye
Andrew Guest
Henri Kah
Matthew Kirwin
Flavius Mokake
Samba Camara
Walter Nkwi
Chuka Onwumechili
Sunday Oloruntolo
Kwabena Owusu-Kwarteng
Martin Sango Ndeh
Karin ter-Horst
Anna Tranfaglia
Ali Ziyati

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