What’s New in Humanities? (Fall Term)

PART OF: Deans’ Lunchtime Lecture Series

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‘Share the Flame, Share the Shame’: The 1988 Calgary Olympic Games and the (Dis)Honour of the Crown

Presenter: Christine O'Bonsawin, PhD, Department of History

Friday, Nov. 10: 12:30 to 1:45 pm

Christine O’Bonsawin (Abenaki, Odanak Nation) is the current Director of Indigenous Studies and an Associate Professor in the Department of History at the University of Victoria. Christine received her PhD from The University of Western Ontario where she studied in the International Centre for Olympic Studies. Her scholarship in sport history and Indigenous studies takes up questions regarding the appropriation of Indigenous identities/cultures, treaty relationships, and the legal and political rights of Indigenous peoples. Her most recent publications include a book chapter in Sport, Protest, and Globalisation: Stopping Play (2016), eds. Jon Dart and Stephen Wagg titled, “The Olympics Do Not Understand Canada’: Canada and the Rise of Olympic Protest,” a journal article in the Journal of Sport History (2015) titled, “From Black Power to Indigenous Activism: The Olympic Movement and the Marginalization of Oppressed Peoples,” Journal of Sport History (2015), and is the co-editor of Intersections and Intersectionalities in Olympic and Paralympic Sport (2014), eds. Janice Forsyth, Christine O’Bonsawin, and Michael Heine.

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