Football and Black Politics in the African Diaspora with Dr. Jermaine Scott

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Downtown Library Boca Raton
DTL Community Room (All)

Event Details

Dr. Scott shares his manuscript-in-progress, Black Teamwork: Football and Black Politics in the African Diaspora, 1950-2008, which seeks to understand how Black athletic collectives across the African Diaspora negotiated the colonial and racial constitution of modern sports, and football/soccer in particular.

Jermaine Scott came to FAU from the University of Virginia as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies. His research interests include the cultural politics of sport, Black politics, Black diaspora studies, Black popular culture, and postcolonial studies. His writings have been included in ESPN’s The Undefeated, the African American Intellectual History Society’s Black Perspectives, and the Journal of Sports History.

Event Type(s): DTL Adults: Classes/Lectures/Workshops
Age Group(s): Adults