International Centre for Olympic Studies

ICOS at the 2016 NASSH Convention

International Centre for Olympic StudiesSeveral graduate students and researchers associated with the International Centre for Olympic Studies delivered presentations at the Annual Convention of the North American Society for Sport History at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia. Papers were delivered by the following:

Fatima Ba’abbad – “More Than Sport and Games: Interviews with the Black Hawks Hockey Team, From Sioux Lookout Indian Residential School, 1948-1970.”

Robert Barney and John Lucas – “I’m Tired of The Whole Silly Business’: John Terence McGovern and Olympic Commercial Destiny in the Matter of Avery Brundage vs. Paul Helms.”

Nevada Cooke – “Preserving 'The American Way': Gerald Ford and the President's Commission on Olympic Sport in the Shadow of Cold War Politics.”

Janice Forsythe – “Our home on Native land: Selling Aboriginal involvement in the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games.”

Michael Heine – “'Esquimaux Races on the Midway': Aboriginal Cultures at the Pan-American Exhibition, Buffalo, New York, 1901."

Evan Nagel – “The “Miracle on Ice,” the 1984 U.S. National Hockey Team, and the Beginning of the End for American Olympic ‘On-Ice’ Amateurism.”

Jared Walters – “‘Two Men Enter, One Man Leaves.’ The History of the Political and Legal Struggles During the Founding of Mixed Martial Arts in North America.”

Jason Winders – “Jolts from John L: America as Seen through the Eyes of a Fading Champion, 1905-1909.”