2021-2022 College Catalog 
    
    Sep 26, 2021  
2021-2022 College Catalog
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ANT* K198 - Sports and Culture °


3 CREDIT HOURS
Prerequisite: ENG* K101  or ENG* K101S  placement∞ or completion of ENG* K096  with a “C#” grade or better.
This course will explore the intersection of sports (professional and amateur) with culture from various perspectives including participating athletes, spectators, and the broader community. Issues of race, ethnic identity, gender equity, spiritualism, regionalism, and nationalism will be discussed. In addition to the major professional sports, athletics related to particular cultures will be examined (ie. Native American Lacrosse, Asian martial arts, and Gaelic Games). Course content will be presented through a variety of readings, films, lectures, and class discussions. Students will be assessed through a combination of short response papers, written exams, class participation, and an academic research presentation.



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