Well done Devra, Jeanette and Jesse — on your successful presentations at NASSS, that took place November 6-9, 2019 in Virginia Beach, VA !
Here they are:
Devra Waldman, “Aiming for (the) ‘green’: (post)colonial and aesthetic politics and implications of the production of purified environments in the making of a golf-focused community in Gurgaon, India”
Jeanette Steinmann, Brian Wilson, University of British Columbia, Lyndsay Hayhurst, York University, Mitchell McSweeney, York University — “Experiences of ‘safe space’: From a bicycle program to the road”
Jesse Couture, “Reflections from the ‘Strava’sphere: Preliminary findings from an ethnographic study of a social network for athletes”
Last month, Jeanette Steinmann traveled to Boise, ID to share some of her important work on homelessness & bicycling at the North American Society for Sport History conference — ! Excited about Jeanette’s ongoing MA research on this topic!
Presenting in sessions hosted by the Canadian Association for Leisure Studies, Jesse Couture ‘s talk was titled: “Community, connectivity, and ‘kudos’: Social self-tracking and the lived experience of digitized leisure.” Well done Jesse!
Liv and Shawn attended World Congress of Sociology of Sport meetings hosted at the University of Otago, April 24-27 2019. Here are their presentation titles:
Liv Yoon & Brian Wilson, “Attempting ‘Environmental Sport
Journalism’: The behind-the-scenes story of the
documentary Mount Gariwang: An Olympic
Shawn Forde, “Sporting utopias – development, hope, and
On April 11, 2019, Liv successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation, entitled ‘Mount Gariwang: An Olympic Casualty’. Liv’s dissertation can be found here.
Held in Washington, DC, April 3-7, 2019 — Devra’s talk was titled:
“Architecture, aesthetic governance, and acceptable forms of citizenship in the ‘Millennial City’: an examination of gated community development in Gurgaon, India”. Well done Devra!
Madison’s thesis, entitled “Bicycles for development in Uganda : A study of perceptions, organizations and globalization,” can be found here
Entitled “Journalism, Environmental Issues, and Sport Mega-Events: A Study of South Korean Media Coverage of the Mount Gariwang Development for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games”
Find it here
Mount Gariwang: An Olympic Casualty — documentary film showing on-campus, with Liv, Brian and Jordan Wade of Storyhero Media. Based on Liv’s Ph.D. research and informed by our research group’s work on sport journalism — find details here , and find a review of the event in The Ubyssey here.
From Oct. 31 to Nov. 3, scholars from around the globe converged in Vancouver for the 39th annual meeting of the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport — and Devra, Jesse, Liv, Madison, and Shawn presented! Liv and Brian also had the premiere showing of the documentary ‘Mount Gariwang: An Olympic Casualty’. Click here for details!