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Wednesday, February 23

Big Men in Slow Motion: The Autumnal Turn in Contact Sports

Lecture
Time: 4:30pm
Location: Mahaney Center for the Arts, Concert Hall

Tim Spears, Professor of American Studies

Tim Spears, professor of American studies, will give a talk focusing on the lives and representations of athletes who once competed in violent contact sports, such as boxing and football, and explore the meanings that Americans attach to the aging or diminished male body.

If you missed this lecture you can view it in its entirety here.