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Program

Friday March 5, 2010

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Walter Hall, Room 135

Welcome Address: Dr. Steve Howard, Director Institute for the African Child
Opening remarks: Dr Randy Leite, Interim Dean College of Health and Human services

Homage to Dennis Brutus
Dr. Ghirmai Negash
Dr. Zakes Mda
Siphokazi Magadla
(Poem)

Keynote introduction:
Dr. Andrew Kreutzer - Sports Administration
Keynote
Address:Mr. Hugh Bartis,Neslon Mandela Metropolitan University (South Africa)
2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa: Planning and Expectations

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Grover Center Atrium
Opening Reception
Poster Presentation -
Sport and Development Students' projects

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m - Grover Center W115
Round Table – Discussion
Practices of Sport and Development - Practitionners' share experience
Introduction: Justin Jones, Ohio University

Soccer for Education and Cultural Exchange - Play Soccer and Ohio University Partnership
Mike Raskys - Play Soccer Nonprofit International

YES with Africa
Jemadari Kamara - YES with Africa/Massachussett University
Patrick de Souza - YES with Africa Senegal
Ousseynou Ndiaga Diop - Senegal Basketball Federation, Technical Director

OA Projects in Uganda
Gaving Hollet - OA Projects


Saturday March 6, 2010
8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. - Grover Center W115
The media, technology, communication and sports
Facilitator: Ali Zyati

The use of communications technology among commercial sex workers in Johannesburg: Influences of the FIFA World Cup
Andrew Carlson - Ohio University

Imag(ining) ing  Africa: Taking the politics out of sports
Fletcher Ziwoya - Ohio University

Web 2.0 as a motivational tool for runners in Africa: A textual analysis of nikerunning.com.
Musonda Kapatamoyo - Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville

10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. - Grover Center W115
Sport, development and social change
Facilitator: Francis Godwyll

Global and Political dimensions in Ghana’s sport development
Virginia Bunker - Indiana University- Bloomington

Two "holistic" worlds meet: Lessons learned during my trip to South Africa 
Sheri Huckleberry - Ohio University

Globalization and the African soccer manager: A lesson of failure for the leadership in African Sport
Kwabena Owusu-Kwarteng - Ohio University

State, Society, and the Olympic Games in Rhodesia: Domestic and International Responses
Andrew Novak - Boston University

11-50 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. - Grover Center W115
Brown Bag Movie Session
Zanzibar Soccer Queens A film by Florence Ayisi

1:00p.m. – 2:40 - Grover Center W115
Sports and Politics

Facilitator: Yegan Pillay

‘Its Africa’s turn’: Putting symbolic politics into perspective with South Africa 2010
Bose Maposa - Ohio University

The Super-diplomat: Thabo Mbeki’s African Renaissance and South Africa FIFA World Cup 2010
Siphokazi Magadla - Ohio University

Soccer, culture, the vuvuzela and the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
Douglas Mpondi - Columbus State Community College

The political economy of Al Jazeera sports in North Africa.
Ali Zyati - Marietta College

2:50 p.m. – 4:05 p.m. - Grover Center W115
Sports and Gender

Facilitator: Athena Yamounianis

The significance of 800 meters and African female athletes
Martha Saavedra - University of California Berkeley

Gender Empowerment through Sport: Some Considerations
Jennifer McArdle - Ohio University

4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. - Grover Center W115
Round Table: Sport, Arts and Literature
Facilitator: Arthur Hughes

Reading Invictus and Brutus: An exploration of the politics of heroism and globalization in sport
Simon Akindes - University of Wisconsin Parkside

Akon as a transnational agent for the 2010 World Cup
Kristofer Olsen - Ohio University

Representing sports in contemporary African art: Global flows through Pan-Africanism, Transnationalism, and Colonialism
Andrea Frohne - Ohio University

5:30 p.m.
Closing Remarks

From 7:00 p.m
Ghana Independance Day Celebration
Ohio University African Student Union from Ghana
Banquet - Music - Dance

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Simon Akindes
Hugh Bartis
Virginia Bunker
Andrew Carlson
Andrew Guest
Andrea Frohne
Sheri Huckleberry
Jemadari Kamara
Patrick DeSouza
Ousseynou Ndiaga Diop
Musonda Kapatamoyo
Siphokazi Magadla
Bose Maposa
Jennifer McArdle
Douglas Mpondi
Andrew Novak
Kwabena Owusu-Kwarteng
Kristofer Olsen
Mike Raskys
Martha Saavedra
Fletcher Ziwoya
Ali Ziyati

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