2024 Frank Deford Lecture in Sports Journalism

March 27 @ 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm CDT
gerald early lecture

Dr. Early is a noted essayist and American culture critic. His collections of essays include The Culture of Bruising: Essays on Prizefighting, Literature, and Modern American Culture, which won the 1994 National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism; This is Where I Came In: Essays on Black America in the 1960s (2003), and, most recently, A Level-Playing Field: African American Athletes and the Republic of Sports (2011).<br>His anthologies include The Cambridge Companion to Boxing (2019); Approaches to Teaching Baraka’s Dutchman (2018, with Matthew Calihman); The Sammy Davis, Jr. Reader (2001); Miles Davis and American Culture (2001); The Muhammad Ali Reader (1998); Ain’t But a Place: An Anthology of African American Writings About St. Louis (1998): and Body Language: Writers on Sport (1998)


Start Date: March 27 @ 2:30pm

End Date: March 27 @ 4:00pm

Event Categories: Lecture

Location: DMC 2.106


Target audience: Faculty , General Public , Staff , Students