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December 1, 2017
This event aimed to foster dialogue around the role of athletes as agents of social change, and sport as a platform for social change and explored questions like: when has athlete activism been most and least effective?
November 23, 2017
In late September 2017, Dr. Andrea Bundon received the silver medal in the poster competition at the VISTA conference in Toronto.
PhD Student Devra Waldman traveled to Gurgaon, India to conduct an ethnography of sport-focused gated communities in the National Capital Region of India
November 17, 2017
Name: Devra Waldman Expected Graduation: December 2019 Degree: PhD Supervisor: Dr. Brian Wilson Hometown: Toronto, Ontario You are currently in India, can you tell us about the work/research you are doing? I’ve been in India for the last two months doing some research for my dissertation. I’m based primarily in Gurgaon (a suburb of Delhi) […]
PhD Student Liv Yoon explores environmental controversies surrounding the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games
November 17, 2017
Name: Liv Yoon Expected graduating year: December 2018 Degree: PhD Supervisor: Dr. Brian Wilson Hometown: Rothesay, New Brunswick / South Korea You just returned from a research trip to South Korea, what were you working on there? I was in South Korea for three months from March to May, 2017 to collect data for my […]
August 2, 2017
CSS Director Brian Wilson gave a keynote talk at the ‘4th International Conference on Sport Communication at Chengdu Sport University’, Chengdu, China (July 12-14). His presentation, entitled ‘Sport and Environmental Journalism: Reflections on Coverage at Recent Sport Mega-Events,” drew on research Brian’s been conducting with UBC doctoral student Liv Yoon on how environmental issues around […]