The Study of Communication and Sport

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The Study of Communication and Sport

Texas Program in Sports and Media hosts international summit

AUSTIN, Texas

On Feb. 22-24 the Texas Program in Sports and Media hosted the sixth "Summit on Communication and Sport" for scholars studying sports within the broader discipline of communication studies.

Held in partnership with the International Association for Communication and Sport, around 100 scholars from varied theoretical and methodological approaches and from around the world gathered to identify, understand and critique the communicative significance of sport.

The summit included a plenary address by Ben Carrington, associate professor of sociology at The University of Texas at Austin and a panel discussion of sport scholarship experts.


RECAP - IACS panel on Communication and Sport as Toy Store: Disciplinary Challenges and Opportunities from UT College of Communication on Vimeo.

To view the full panel discussion titled, "Communication and Sport as Toy Store: Disciplinary Challenges and Opportunities," visit https://vimeo.com/61012434.

To view Ben Carrington's address titled, "The Global White Sports/Media Complex and the Politics of Sport," visit http://vimeo.com/61354011


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