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Upcoming Event! “Pushed Out of the League: Anti-Indigenous Structural Racism in Canadian Hockey”

Upcoming Event! “Pushed Out of the League: Anti-Indigenous Structural Racism in Canadian Hockey”

Pushed Out of the League: Anti-Indigenous Structural Racism in Canadian Hockey [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Vp0__X5RNw[/youtube] A virtual panel discussion Thursday, November 30th at 3pm (PST) If “hockey is Canada’s game,” what does it say about ‘Canada’ and ‘hockey’ when Indigenous people are being excluded from playing the sport they love? What does it mean when all-Indigenous teams are […]

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Visit the Sport and Sustainability Research and Education Media Resource!

Interested in media and educational resources related to sport and sustainability? Visit the Sport and Sustainability Research and Education Media Resource!  This new Resource is designed to be the primary knowledge mobilization hub for UBC’s Centre for Sport and Sustainability. Contents of the Resource were contributed mostly by members of a CSS-affiliated group called the […]

Dunja Antunovic on Feminist Sports Media Studies: Past, Present, and Future Directions

Dunja Antunovic on Feminist Sports Media Studies: Past, Present, and Future Directions

Feminist Sports Media Studies: Past, Present, and Future Directions On Friday, October 20th, 2023, visiting scholar Dr. Dunja Antunovic presented on feminist sport media studies at the Chan Gunn Pavilion to UBC Kinesiology grad students and faculty. Abstract: For decades, scholars have raised concerns about gender inequalities in media coverage. Although women’s sports receive significant […]

Talk by visiting PhD student Frida Austmo Wågan

Talk by visiting PhD student Frida Austmo Wågan

UBC Kinesiology students and faculty gathered on Friday, October 27th, 2023, at the Chan Gunn Pavilion to hear Frida Austmo Wågan — a visiting Ph.D. student with UBC’s Centre for Sport & Sustainability and the School of Kinesiology, through UBC Global’s Visiting International Research Student Program — discuss her PhD research and her research group […]

Event Summary: Liv Yoon on Envisioning Alternative Socio-environmental Futures through Sociocultural Kinesiology

Event Summary: Liv Yoon on Envisioning Alternative Socio-environmental Futures through Sociocultural Kinesiology

The second Sport and the Environment webinar featured Liv Yoon and was titled: Envisioning Alternative Socio-Environmental Futures Through Sociocultural Kinesiology Dr. Liv Yoon is a postdoctoral research scholar at the Earth Institute and the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. Her research is at the intersection of climate change, social inequities, and health, […]

Event Summary: Dan Wilcock on Tackling Environmental Issues in Canadian Sport

Event Summary: Dan Wilcock on Tackling Environmental Issues in Canadian Sport

Sport & The Environment: Politics, Practices and Preferred Futures Speaker Series Co-Hosted by the UBC Kinesiology’s Centre for Sport and Sustainability (CSS) and Brock University’s Centre for Sport Capacity (CSC) Video recording of talk by Dan Wilcock, Thursday, March 3, 2022 About the speaker: Dan Wilcock is a lawyer, with a Master of Law in […]

Two new articles out on bicycling and homelessness

Two new articles out on bicycling and homelessness

Two new articles on homelessness and bicycling by CSS Research and Information Coordinator Jeanette Steinmann and CSS Director Dr. Brian Wilson — articles based on Jeanette’s MA research — have been published in the journals Mobilities and Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health. Different Spokes for Different Folks: experiences with cycling and the bicycle from […]

Event Summary: David Goldblatt on Sport and the Environment

Event Summary: David Goldblatt on Sport and the Environment

Sport & The Environment: Politics, Practices and Preferred Futures Speaker Series Co-Hosted by the UBC Kinesiology’s Centre for Sport and Sustainability (CSS) and Brock University’s Centre for Sport Capacity (CSC) Notes and Timestamps for talk by David Goldblatt, Thursday Feb 3, 2022 About the speaker: David Goldblatt is a British writer, academic, and journalist. He […]

Sport and the Environment: Speaker Series Co-Hosted by the CSS and Brock’s Centre for Sport Capacity

Sport and the Environment: Speaker Series Co-Hosted by the CSS and Brock’s Centre for Sport Capacity

Sport & The Environment: Politics, Practices and Preferred Futures The University of British Columbia’s Centre for Sport and Sustainability and Brock University’s Centre for Sport Capacity have partnered to host a speaker series entitled Sport & The Environment: Politics, Practices and Preferred Futures! The climate emergency has come starkly into focus. Wildfires, flooding, and extreme […]

Welcome to the CSS podcast page, Season 1 hosted by Dr. Andrea Bundon

Welcome to the CSS podcast page, Season 1 hosted by Dr. Andrea Bundon

The CSS podcast is dedicated to exploring a the relationships between and impacts of sport on a variety of social, cultural, and environmental factors. Season 1, “The Legacy Season”, was inspired by the 10-year anniversary of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, a time when issues of the impact and legacies of mega sport […]