Sporting Bodies

Sporting Bodies

Athletic competition has been a part of civil society for as long as societies have been civilized. But imperial ideologies of the nation-state as the source of communal identity and the relentless march of globalization have complicated the idea that the athletic body reflects the identity of the individual to whom it appears to belong. Sporting bodies have long since outstripped Greek wrestling ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
Universities of Leeds, Paris-Sorbonne and Jadavpur
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Thursday, May 23, 2013 to Friday, May 24, 2013
Event Location: 
Leeds Humanities Research Institute
Abstract due date: 
Friday, March 15, 2013
Categories: 
American
1865-1914
20th & 21st Century
African-American
Colonial
Revolution & Early National
Transcendentalists
British
20th & 21st Century
Early Modern & Renaissance
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