Conference 2004 Speakers

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

Dr. Rose Chepyator-Thomson

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

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

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

Douglas Mpondi
Ohio University

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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