Conference 2008 Speakers

Judy McPherson
Play Soccer
“Beyond the Africa Cup: PLAY SOCCER and Development Through Football”

Peter Alegi
Michigan State University
Watchdogs and Boosters: Media and Politics in South Africa’s Build Up to the 2010 World Cup

Douglas Mpondi
University of Michigan-Flint
The Media and the FIFA World Cup in South Africa

Christine Potts
Ohio University
Visual Culture and the Sporting Event in South Africa: Branding the Nation

Sifiso Ndlovu
Africa Institute of South Africa
“Resist By All Means! The Savage Barbarians Are Coming!!!”: White Dominated Media in South Africa and the 2010 World Cup

Nneka Agwegbo
Ohio University
The Intersection of Disability, Sport and the Media
“Emmanuel’s Gift : Disability Does Not Mean Inability”(Movie)

Wycliffe W. Njororai Simiyu
Wiley College, Marshall-Texas
Globalization, Television and Club Football in Kenya

Musonda Kapatamoyo
Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
Diasporic Fusion: Africa Cup of Nations and Internet Live Viewing as Shared Space


Terri Byers      Simon Chadwick      Trevor Slack
A Collaborative Strategic Model – The Only Way Forward for African Sport?

Kelsey Moore
North Carolina University- Chapel Hill
Football And Development in Kenya: A Case Study of the Kisumu Youth Football Association

Rob Myres
Mondesa Youth Opportunities
Basic Education as the Centerpiece of Responsible Youth Development

Tyler Spencer
University of Virginia/Georgetown University
Exploring The Impact of Social Context on a South African Sport-Based Life Skills Education Program

Ousmane Sene
Ohio University
The Economics of Wrestling and Media in Senegal

Steve Howard
Ohio University
Wrestling and Life in Borno

Juliette Storr
Penn State University
Media Representations of the Humanitarian African Athlete

Martha Saavedra
University of California, Berkeley
Women’s Football in Kenya

Anisa Adem
Future Generation African Girls Association (FGAGA)
Ethiopian Sports Federation and Girls Football

Selam Gerzher-Alemayo
Ohio University
Ethiopian Sports Federation and Girls Football

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