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Beyond the Field: Social Issues in Sports- Neil deMause

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
4:00pm – 6:00pm

Storrs Campus
UConn Barnes and Noble Bookstore at Storrs Center

MEDIA ADVISORY: UCONN TO HOST Vice Sports contributor, and author of Field of Schemes and The Brooklyn Wars, Neil deMause.

The Neag School of Education at UConn is hosting a book signing and Q&A with Neil deMause who is co-author of Field of Schemes: How the Great Stadium Swindle Turns Public Money Into Private Profit (University of Nebraska Press, 2008) and author of The Brooklyn Wars: The Stories Behind The Remaking of New York’s Most Celebrated Borough (Second System Press, 2016). He is a regular contributor to the Village Voice and Vice Sports, has testified before Congress on the politics and financing of sports stadiums, and runs the stadium news site http://fieldofschemes.com. He lives in Brooklyn, and is not a Nets fan.

What: Book signing and Q&A – Author of Field of Schemes: How the Great Stadium Swindle Turns Public Money into Private Profit.

Who: Village Voice and Vice Sports journalist Neil deMause; Neag School of Education faculty; UConn, students, faculty, and staff; Storrs-Mansfield community

Where: UConn Barnes and Noble Bookstore at Storrs Center

When: Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 4-6 p.m.

Media Shawn Kornegay, Neag School of Education Contact: shawn.kornegay@uconn.edu c: 469-417-9593 Event Sofia Read, Graduate Student, Neag School of Education Contact: Sofia.read@uconn.edu Charles Macaulay, Graduate Student, Neag School of Education charles.macaulay@uconn.edu

About the Neag School of Education The Neag School of Education stands out as a major contributor to instructional and research excellence at the University of Connecticut, one of the nation’s leading public higher education institutions. With academic departments dedicated to educational leadership, educational psychology, and curriculum and instruction, the Neag School also offers a five-year integrated bachelor’s/master’s program in teacher education and a one-year, post-baccalaureate teacher education program. According to 2016 U.S. News & World Report rankings, the Neag School ranks among the top 25 public graduate schools of education in the nation and has three specialty programs ranked in the top 20 nationally: Special Education, Educational Psychology, and Educational Administration and Supervision. Visit http://education.uconn.edu.

Contact:

Sofia Read: Sofia.read@uconn.edu, Charles Macaulay: Charles.macaulay@uconn.edu

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