Sport & Its Discontents in Texas: From the Vietnam War Era to the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Thursday February 24, 2022

2:30 PM

Sponsored by Texas Tech College of Arts and Sciences

Session Chair Alex LaRotta, Columbia University

Presentations by Jessica Luther, "The Fight for Gender Equity in Sport in Texas from 1974-2021," University of Texas at Austin; Roberto José Andrade Franco, "When Texas Hosted Boxing's Biggest Fights," Writer-at-large, Texas Highways; Frank Andre Guridy, "Dissidence in Longhorn Land: Gary Shaw & Athlete Activism in the late 1960s and Early 1970s," Columbia University