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Lecture promises cultural analysis of sport

Steve JacksonThe relationships, complexities, and contradictions in the life of cultural commodities associated with sport are the subject of a free public lecture Friday, Dec. 13, on the UWindsor campus.

Steve Jackson — a professor in the School of Physical Education at the University of Otago, New Zealand — will present “Sport and the Commodification of Social Life” at 1:30 p.m. in room 145, Human Kinetics Building.

Dr. Jackson’s research focuses on globalization, media, and national identity. He is a past-president of the International Sociology of Sport Association

Friday’s lecture is presented by the Faculty of Human Kinetics as part of its Distinguished Speakers Series.

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