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Call for Papers | “Sport Soundtrack: Sport, Music, and Culture” | North American Society for the Sociology of Sport 2018 Conference, Oct. 31–Nov. 3, 2018, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Call...
As early as the first Olympic Games, sport has moved to the harmonies of music. Across the globe, sport and music occupy the same space to set the tone of a sporting event, serve as a backdrop for a performance, support an athlete in their development and preparation, or facilitate the delivery of fitness training. Sport and music forge communities, imbue national pride, and promote cultural identities.
Call for Session Proposals | “Sport Soundtrack: Sport, Music, and Culture” | North American Society for the Sociology of Sport 2018 Conference, Oct. 31–Nov. 3, 2018, Vancouver, BC, Canada....
Sessions may reveal how sport and music challenge the social, economic, and political landscape that often illuminate inequities of race, gender, class, sexual orientation, ability, age, and so on. Session submissions may also demonstrate how the relationship between sport and music have influenced career industries such as media and film, event management, marketing & public relations, journalism, fashion, and beyond.
The considerable growth of interest in commerce, media and politics in the modern world and their relationship to sport in international academia has resulted in academics in various disciplines writing about sport. Sport in Society is a multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary forum for academics to discuss the growing relationship of sport to significant areas of modern life. Special Issue: Sport, Music, Identities