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Black History Month Guest Speaker: Bigger than the Door, the Room, or the Table: Sports Industry Insights and Academic Angles

Tuesday, February 27 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Lundquist College of Business-Portland 109 NW Naito Pkwy, Portland, OR 97209

Hear from Professor Courtney M. Cox in this special Black History Month guest speaker event "Bigger than the Door, the Room, or the Table: Sports Industry Insights and Academic Angles." Event includes appetizers and networking following the presentation. A virtual attendance option is offered for the guest speaker and Q&A portion of the event - RSVP for the link.

Cox is an assistant professor in the Department of Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies (IRES) at the University of Oregon, where she also serves as Director of Graduate Studies. Her research examines issues related to identity, technology, and labor through sport and wine. Her current book project, Double Crossover: New Mobilities in Transnational Basketball, considers how Black women and non-binary athletes maneuver through the global sports-media complex. She is also co-director (with Perry B. Johnson, PhD) of The Sound of Victory, a multi-platform digital humanities project located at the intersection of music, sound, and sport. She previously worked for ESPN, Longhorn Network, NPR-affiliate KPCC, and the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks.

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