This lecture is part of one of a two-part colloquium entitled Politics and Sports. The presenter is Courtney M. Cox, an assistant professor in the Department of Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies at the University of Oregon. 

Sports and Politics event posterHer research examines issues related to identity, technology, and labor through sport and wine. Her current book project, Double Crossover: Gender, Politics, and Performance in Basketball, considers how Black women and non-binary athletes maneuver through the global sports-media complex.

She is also co-director (with Dr. Perry B. Johnson) of The Sound of Victory, a multi-platform digital humanities project located at the intersection of music, sound, and sport. She previously worked for ESPN, Longhorn Network, NPR-affiliate KPCC, and the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks.

Join us at 4:30 p.m. on March 14 for part two of this series, Transgender Issues, Sports, and Justice. Dr. Satoko Itani, Kansai University and Dr. Travers, Simon Fraser University, will deliver this year’s annual In Your Face Lecture.