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Sports & Society: Boycotts and the Olympics

Thursday, February 28, 2019,

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  • Location: Mcgugin Complex • 2601 Jess Neely Dr • Nashville, TN 37212
  • Room: Football Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

Boycotts and the Olympics: Vice Chancellor and Athletics Director David Williams and Visiting Author Andrew Maraniss examine the role that boycotts have played in the Olympics, including the unsuccessful U.S. Boycott of the 1936 Olympics in Berlin and how the ban on South Africa in athletic competition impacted Apartheid. Bring a brown bag lunch. Light refreshments also will be provided.