Book CFP: Racism and Discrimination in the Sporting World

Racism and Discrimination in the Sporting World – An interdisciplinary volume to be edited by Professor of French and Fulbright ScholarEileen M. Angelini, Ph.D., Canisius College


What is it about culture and society that creates an environment in which an athlete is able to excel or fail in his/her respective sport?  Which factors, such as racism, discrimination, financial advantage or hardship, propel or hinder an athlete’s achievements?  This volume seeks to explore how the world of sports is often a microcosm of the real world and the many ways in which it uniquely reflects cultural and societal issues.  Abstracts are welcomed from all disciplines.

Abstract Due Dates: Preference will be given to abstracts received by July 1, 2016 and should be no longer than 300 words.  Please also include a brief biographical statement and a CV.

Final manuscripts (no longer than 15,000 words, including Works Cited) should be submitted in MLA style, by August 15, 2016.

Send inquires and abstracts to:

The volume is scheduled for publication in fall/winter 2016 by Universitas Press, Montreal (

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