Summer Olympics [July 30-August 3, 2012]
Monday, July 30, 2012 - Noah Tsika (Colgate University) presents: Queering the Olympic Charter: Media Representations of Gay and Lesbian Athletes in West Africa and the Diaspora
Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - Evelyn Bottando (Indiana University Northwest) presents: Kickstarting the Olympics
Wednesday, August 1, 2012 - Pellom McDaniels III (Emory University) presents: The Year All Hell Broke Loose: The 1968 Olympic Games and the Politics of Performance
Thursday, August 2, 2012 - Scott F. Parker (University of Minnesota) presents: To Give Anything Less
Friday, August 3, 2012 - Charlene Weaving (St. Francis Xavier University) presents: Ensuring Olympic ‘Sex Appeal’ Through Uniforms
Theme week organized by Charlotte Howell (Georgia State University).