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Call for Papers | “Race, Sports and Protest: The Sporting Antecedents of Black Lives Matter”, Special Issue of Sport in History. Call ends December 31, 2020
We are looking for articles that assess the BLM protest movement in relation to its historical precursors in the sporting world – from the high-profile Black Power protests among sportspeople and teams of the 1960s and 70s through to the more recent protests at the start of the 21st century. In so doing, this special issue hopes to bring together important historical perspectives from which to view the events of more recent months.
Call for Papers | “Sport, Race and Ethnicity at a time of multiple global crises”, Special Issue of European Journal for Sport and Society | Call ends October 31,...
Although it never went away, racial inequality is back in the global headlines. The raised profile of the ‘Black Lives Matter’ (BLM) anti-racism movement has polarized opinions in many quarters. Sociologists of sport have an important part to play in making sense of these global trends, controversies and particularities, not least by studying political movements and counter-movements, as well as media portrayals or racialized groups, and their everyday experiences of ethnification and racialization.
Call for Manuscripts | “Global Intersectionality of Education, Sports, Race, and Gender” – a new book series from Pater Lang Publishing
The books in this series will examine our understanding of race, gender, and the role education is playing in assisting in the global institutionalization of these social constructions. The goal of this series is to inform sport enthusiasts, college students, social justice oriented educators and researchers, policy makers, and other stakeholders about the role sport has in contributing to informing cultural ideology.
Call for Papers | Histories of Sport and Protest around the African Diaspora. Edited collection. Call ends March 15, 2019
There has been a noticeable upsurge in the scholarship on protest and sport, and this volume will compliment and expand on them to highlight the various ways that sport and sporting spaces have been used and their impact on social, political, and economic issues in and around the Black Atlantic and African Diaspora. The current volume will bring these various sporting protests into conversation.
Call for Papers | “Sports as Art, as Resistance” | Special issue of Callaloo: A Journal of African Diaspora Arts and Letters. Deadline extension! Call ends December 31, 2018
Callaloo invites complete submissions for a special issue devoted to the interdisciplinary examination of sports. While sports have occupied the global imagination as a source of entertainment, enlightenment, and, above all, opportunity, historically we have seen the importance of black athletes using their celebrity to bring attention to the ills which haunt black life around the world.
Call for Papers | “Apartheid Sport: Global and Historical Perspectives”| Special Issue of The International Journal of the History of Sport. Call ends June 18, 2018
Situated within the broader topic of “apartheid sport,” the issue’s focus falls on the global nature of anti-apartheid sport movements in solidarity with southern Africa. As editors of this special issue, we encourage new ways to understand South Africa’s global history and welcome the submission of papers on apartheid sport from a range of historical, anthropological, methodological and/or thematic perspectives.
Call for Papers | “Telling the Stories of Race and Sports in Canada” – A Symposium | University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada, September 28-29, 2018. Call ends January 31,...
We are calling for contemporary and historical papers that focus on Canadian experiences that address sports, broadly defined, in the context of a racialized world. Papers may focus on individuals, teams, or deal with themes that address sports and race in relation to: community, nation, and identity; social justice; gender and class; region; sport as a manifestation of cultural practices.
Call for Papers | “Telling the Stories of Race and Sports in Canada: A Symposium” | September 28–29, 2018, University of Windsor Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Call ends January 15,...
Papers may focus on individuals, teams, or deal with themes that address sports and race in relation to: community, nation, and identity; social justice; gender and class; region; sport as a manifestation of cultural practices. It may focus on local amateur, grassroots, or elite play, and cover local, regional or international activities.
Athlete as a National Symbol: Nationalism, Sport, and Social Justice, a volume to be edited by Nicholas Villanueva, Jr., Ph.D., Director of Critical Sports Studies, University of Colorado, Boulder. Contributions of particular interest will focus on athletes and social justice. Proposals are due November 1, 2016.
Call for Papers |Racism and Discrimination in the Sporting World | An interdisciplinary volume to be edited by Eileen M. Angelini
What is it about culture and society that creates an environment in which an athlete is able to excel or fail in his/her respective sport? Which factors, such as racism, discrimination, financial advantage or hardship, propel or hinder an athlete’s achievements? This volume seeks to explore how the world of sports is often a microcosm of the real world and the many ways in which it uniquely reflects cultural and societal issues.
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