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Beyond the Field Event

Thursday, April 27, 2017
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Storrs Campus
Dodd Center

The Neag School of Education's Sport Management Program is hosting a Beyond the Field event on Thursday, April 27 at 4 p.m. at the Dodd Center.

The featured speaker is David Leonard, author of "After Artest: The NBA and the Assault on Blackness."

Leonard is a professor in the Department of Critical Culture, Gender, and Race Studies at Washington State University, Pullman. With a BA in black studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a master’s and Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, he has dedicated his career to interdisciplinary scholarship, transformative teaching, and research that underscores the continued significance of race within popular culture, the structures of politics, and society at large.

Food will be served. The event is free and open to attend.

Contact:

beyondthegamelecture@gmail.com

Neag School of Education (primary), Husky Sport, Sports Management, UConn Master Calendar

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