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Beyond the Game

Thursday, February 2, 2017
4:00pm – 5:30pm

Barnes & Noble Bookstore @ Storrs

David Leonard 4pm, February 2nd, 2017 @ Barnes and Noble Bookstore, Storrs Center

David Leonard discusses the illusion of racial progress often pointed at within the athletic arena, and how the modern sporting arena places athletes in a contradictory position. In After Artest: The NBA and the Assault on Blackness, Dr. Leonard discusses how the Artest, “Palace Brawl” ushered in a new era of racialized disciplinary actions and policies governing the actions of basketball players.

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Neag School of Education (primary), African American Cultural Center, Sports Management, UConn Master Calendar

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