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Frank Guridy

Sporting Publics Symposium | “The Stadium as America's Public Square”

Event Type
Seminar/Symposium
Sponsor
Humanities Research Institute
Location
Levis Faculty Center, Room 210
Date
Mar 29, 2024   1:30 pm  
Speaker
Frank Andre Guridy (Columbia University)
Contact
Humanities Research Institute
E-Mail
info-hri@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
HRI

Frank Guridy (History, Columbia University) will be presenting, with Augustus Wood (Labor and Employment Relations) commenting. Guridy will preview part of his forthcoming book The Stadium, which examines the intersections of activism, sport stadiums, and political change. Part of the symposium Sporting Publics: History, Sports, and American Culture, which is taking place March 28–29, 2024.

About the Speaker
Frank Andre Guridy is the Dr. Kenneth and Kareitha Forde Professor of African American and African Diaspora Studies and History at Columbia University. His next book, The Stadium: An American History of Politics, Protest, and Play will be published by Basic Books in 2024.

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