Metropolitan and Policy Studies Network (MAPS): "Sport in the City — Race, Class, Youth, and Sports in the Urban Landscape"September 21, 2011
This event will feature the following guest speakers:
Professor Scott Brooks (UCR), author of Black Men Can’t Shoot (University of Chicago Press)
Professor James McKeever (Pierce College)
De Shon Andrews (CSULB Sociology MA student and youth mentor / coach)
The event is a student-friendly event. It will delve into contemporary issues of race, class, sports, mentorship, and masculinity from a community cultural wealth (ccw) perspective.
All 3 presenters are sociologists as well as seasoned basketball coaches / youth mentors. This event is sure to resonate with many students.
For further information, please contact Jake Alimahomed-Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.csulb.edu/cla/maps.
Sponsor: The Department of Sociology