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Ten years—What's next?
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Thursday April 10
2:00PM 3:00PM

Pre-Conference Panel

Multicultural Center - Baker University Center 2nd Floor

Sport Across Disciplines
Ohio University Faculty
Dr. Michael Pfahl Sports Administration (Facilitator)
Dr. Christine Su Center for Southeast Asian Studies
Dr. David Horton Patton College of Education
4:00PM 6:00PM Opening Remarks

Roundtable 

 

Theater - Baker University Center 2nd Floor

 

Michael Johnson Survival of the Fastest: Myth, Science or Stereotype?
Dr. Mariana Dantas History Department/ Latin America Studies (Facilitator)
Mr. Lee Evans Fulbright Professor, Olympic Champion
Dr. Anthony Frampton Bowling Green State University

Dr. Tehama Lopez Bunyasi

Department of Political Science
Ohio University
Friday April 11
Panel 1

Moderator:
David Ridpath

Ohio University Students Global Sport Footprint

Multicultural Center -Baker University Center 2nd Floor

9:00AM 10:30AM Global Consulting Program in Germany Ashley Neavin

Winter Olympics from NBC Press Room

Kailyn Touhey
Qatar 2022 - Marketing Women Soccer Corey Bentley
10:30AM 10:45AM Break 
Panel 2 Moderator:
Aaron Wright

Politics and Globalization

Multicultural Center -Baker University Center 2nd Floor

10:45AM 12:00PM

Chinese Corporate Imperialism and the All Africa Games

James Anderson
University of Windsor

Marijke Taks
University of Windsor
Covering FIFA Corruption in a Small Island Developing State Anthony Frampton
Bowling Green State University

Strengths, Challenges and Prospects of Sports and Games in Africa: Candid reflections of an African Scholar

Peter Wanderi
Kenyatta University

Peninah Wanjiku Mwenda
Kenyatta University, Kenya

12:00PK 12:15PM  Break 
   

Brown Bag
Book Presentation

Multicultural Center -Baker University Center 2nd Floor

12:15PM 1:30PM Identity and Nation in African Football Identity and Nation in African Football : Fans, Community and Clubs Chuka Onwumechili 
Howard University
Gerard Akindes
Ohio University
Ali Zyati
West Virginia State University
Michel Raspaud
Joseph Fourier University - Grenoble-Alpes
1:30PM 1:45PM Break 
Panel 3 Moderator:
Packy Moran

Identity, Gender and Modernization

Multicultural Center -Baker University Center 2nd Floor

1:45PM 3:15PM Colonization of Sports in Africa; the case of Ghana
Kingsley Antwi-Boasiako
Ohio University
Football Academies in Ghana Itamar Dubinsky
Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel (Department of Politics and Government)
Soccer and television viewing in public places: Popular culture, identity construction and gender politics inside Ghana’s metropolis Andy Ofori-Birikorang
University of Education Winneba
Contact and Collision Sports and Self-Efficacy in Nairobi, Kenya  Sara Shanley
Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club
3:15PM 3:30PM Break 
3:30PM 4:15PM

Panel Discussion with Col. Frank Underwood Jr.

Multicultural Center -Baker University Center 2nd Floor

4:15 PM 5:00 PM Reception  and Poster Session
Ohio University Sport and Development Students
'Rolling Forward' - A Movement for the Minority Sana Mahmud and Erin West
Exercise, Play, and Development Michael Callan
Sustainable Bamboo Golf Michael Lamping
Sport and Deplaced Populations Lauren McCullough
Implications of the 2022 World Cup Marisa Tebeau, Ian Braucksieker, Michael Callan, Kate Carrico, Chris O'Shea, Michael Potter
5:00PM 6:00PM

Keynote

Theater - Baker University Center 2nd Floor

Dr. Martha Saavedra
Associate Director African Studies
University of California, Berkeley

Pursuing Knowledge and Meaning in African Sport

Roundtable Moderator:
D. Floyd Jones
Sport and Development: Bridging Practice and Theory
6:00PM 7:00PM Practice Meets Theory Sheri Huckleberry
Ohio University
SEED Project, Senegal Romola Ratman
SEED Project

Seeking Sustainability for ‘Development through Sports’ Organization 

Mark Crandall
Hoop4Hope

Bonnie Everhart
Syracuse University

Saturday April 12
Panel 4 Moderator:
Steve Howard

History and Contemporary Challenges

Multicultural Center-Baker University Center 2nd Floor

9:00AM 10:30AM

The paradox of development through sports mega-events Contestation vs. consensus: Brazil 2014 / France 2016

Michel Raspaud
Grenoble University of Joseph Fourier

Malek Bouhaouala
Grenoble University of Joseph Fourier

Cinquantenaire Du CNOSC (1963-2013) : La Longue Marche Du Sport Camerounais Claude Kemo-Keimbou
Université Paris-Sud 11 - UFR STAPS
Pascal Charitas
Université Paris-Ouest Nanterre La Défense
Senegalese Wrestling: from harvest celebration to Sport Business Mbaye Ngom
Ohio University
Sport in the City: Urbanization and Space Simon Akindes
University of Wisconsin-Parkside
10:30AM 10:40AM Break 
Panel 5 Moderator:
Caroline Kingori

Football in People's life

Multicultural Center-Baker University Center 2nd Floor

10:40PM 12:00PM

Constructions of Africa: power and resistance in the migration of Nigerian female footballers into Scandinavia

Mari H. Engh
Section for Sport Science, Department of Public Health, Aarhus University, Denmark

Sport and Personal Development: the Impact of Sport on the Self- Esteem of Sports Women in Pakistan Sana Mahmud
Ohio University
Living Corpses: Life Histories of Cameroonian Ex-Footballers 

Walters  Nkwi
University of Buea

Africa football and local/community development: Role played by the African professional players  and football structures Ernest Yeboah Acheampong
Grenoble University of Joseph Fourier
Malek Bouhaouala
Grenoble University of Joseph Fourier
12:00AM 12:10AM Break 
  Moderator:
Ali Ziyati

Brown Bag - Virtual Roundtable

Multicultural Center-Baker University Center 2nd Floor

12:10PM 1:20PM

Seeking the Subaltern in SDP Literature: Reading Group in Conversation

Tarminder Grover
University of Western Cape (South Africa)
Simon Darnell
Durham University
Creesen Naicker
RedCap Foundation
Marie Biermann
German Sports University in Cologne
1:20PM 1:30PM Break 
Panel 6 Moderator:
Assan Sarr

Politics of Race and development

Multicultural Center - Baker University Center 2nd Floor

1:30PM 2:50PM Cricket, racial discrimination and integration in colonial and post-independence Zimbabwe Douglas Mpondi
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Coloured Champions: Wrestling with the Color Bar and Competing Ideals of Masculinity in South African Athletics, 1936-1960 Cody Perkins
Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Not Just About Kicking A Ball: Football and Youth Development in Post-Apartheid South Africa Elizabeth Timbs
Michigan State University
2:50PM 3:00PM Break 
3:00PM 3:30PM  

CLOSING

Multicultural Center-Baker University Center 2nd Floor


* The schedule is subject to modifications. All the changes will be posted.

 

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