All events are free and open to the public.

Masks are required.

To attend, you must register for the conference events here.

Strong AF

Power in Strength Sports

What: Flash Talks and Panel Discussion
Day: Monday, October 25, 2021
Time: 3:30-5 p.m.
Where: McKenna Conference Center Room 215
Description: Join us for flash talks and a panel discussion about the role of gender and intersectional identities in strength sports. Talks will cover a range of disciplines including anthropology, kinesiology, history, gender studies, political science, and digital media. Reception to follow.

Flash Talk Themes
1) Neoliberalism & Individualism: Responsibility Narratives, Biology Talk, Health/Healing, and Body Shaming Contexts
2) Neocolonialism and Racism: Global, Immigrant and Restorative Justice Contexts
3) Capitalism and Commercial Imagery: Media, Communication, and Discursive Contexts
4) Space, Stigma and Size: Gyms and the Body as Material and Social Contexts

Reclaiming Physical Culture: Moving Through Our Questions

What: Interactive Installment
Day: Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Time: 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Where: Joyce Center Weight Room - Enter through Gate 4
Description: Join us for an interactive installation where panelists and audience 
members will think and move through questions related to physical
culture and intersectional identities. Come ready to actively participate!

Interactive Installment Themes
1) CrossFit
2) Olympic Weightlifting
3) Turnen Demonstration - 1900s club swinging exercise
4) Powerlifting: Deadlift
5) Powerlifting: Bench Press
6) Powerlifting: Squat

Please register for the events here.