Conference 2004 Speakers

Pre – and Post – Colonial Africa: Image and Developments in Sport and Physical Activity


Dr. Rose Chepyator-Thomson


Liberia
New Hope


Andrew Carlson
Ohio University


Playing for Peace:
Conflict Resolution through Basketball


Brendan Tuohey – Sean Tuohey – Gregory S. Sullivan
Ohio State University


Figures and Display: The Interplay between Sports,
Aesthetics and Youth in Africa


Evan Mwangi
Ohio University


Sports in Rwanda as an Instrument of Peace and
Reconciliation after the 1994 Genocide


Joseph Mugenga
Ohio University


“Playing Politics:
Sports, Africa, and the American Empire”


Damion Thomas
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Satellite Television, Ugandans and the British Premier
League Soccer: A division of soccer fans’ alliance between Manchester United and Arsenal


Colin Lasu
Ohio University


Representations of African Athletes in Western Media:
An Investigation of the Images of African Cultures and Sports in Sports Illustrated Magazine


Juliette Storr
North Carolina State University


Cricket and Calypso in the African Diaspora:
“This is not just Cricket”


Denise Hughes
Ohio University


Sports and “Maraboutage”
in Africa


Beidy Sow
Ohio University


Starting youth sport programs in your area:
what will work


JackHutslar
North American Youth Sports Institute (NAYSI)


Art vs. Science – The battle of playing styles
in Cameroonian discourses about soccer


Bea Vidacs
York College, CUNY


Sports in Africa:
A potential Tool for Community Empowerment


Youssouf Diallo
Ohio University


Collaboration, Competence and Youth Leadership Development:
the YES Africa Model


Jemadari Kamara
University of Massachusetts


Case Study: Collaboration is Key: How Track and
Field Athletes Helped Turn the Sports Around in Ghana


Andrew Owusu
Middle Tennessee State University


Financial and Playing Surface Aspects of the Constructing
African Sports Facilities


Jim Reese
Ohio University


Catching them young:
The case of Botswana soccer development


I.U Onyewadume & M.M. Mokgwathi
University of Botswana


Africa Athletic Fund:
Strategic Alternative, Opportunities and Challenges


Lewis K. E. Chongwoni
Ohio University


Socialism and African Sports:
The End of History


Matthew Kirwin
Ohio University


A Review of the Sports Organizational Development
Politics, Practices, and procedures for Nigeria and Cameroon


Dele-Jane Osawe – Dwayne B. Thomas
MOTIVA Group


The politicization of Sports in Zimbabwe. The case of the
government’s involvement in the administration of soccer


Douglas Mpondi
Ohio University


Islam
Gender and Sports in Africa


Martha Saavedra
University of California, Berkeley


Cultural Interplay of Gender in Sports Participation:
The case of Guinea


Aissatou Balde
Ohio University


Rethinking Sport in Africa:
Black Youth in Southern Africa Before the Colonial Era


Peter Alegi
Eastern Kentucky University


The World Dominance of Kenyan Male Distance
Runners: Are they Genetically Superior?


Scott Armstrong
Baldwin Wallace College


Round Table: Forward Strategies
Jemadari Kamara
– Yes Africa
Martha Saavedra University of California, Berkeley
Peter Alegi Eastern Kentucky University
Andrew Owusu Middle Tennessee State University

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