Join commentators, scholars, authors, and representatives from sports organizations for a series of panel discussions on racist stereotypes and cultural appropriation in American sports. Explore the mythology and psychology of sports stereotypes and mascots, examine the retirement of “Native American” sports references and collegiate efforts to revive them despite the NCAA’s policy against “hostile and abusive” nicknames and symbols, and engage in a lively “community conversation” about the name and logo of the Washington, D.C., professional football organization. A reception will follow immediately after the Symposium.
SPECIAL PROGRAM – SYMPOSIUM
Racist Stereotypes & Cultural Appropriation in American Sports
Thursday, February 7, 2013
10:15 AM to 5:45 PM
Rasmuson Theater, First Level
National Museum of the American Indian
4th Street and Independence Avenue SW
View this program live online at: http://nmai.si.edu/multimedia/webcasts/.
Free and open to the public.
Metro: L’Enfant Plaza, Maryland Avenue/Smithsonian Museums exit
To RSVP or for further information, please contact NMAI-SSP@si.edu
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