ETHN 3704 - Athlete as a National Symbol: Nationhood/Nationalism, Sport Course uri icon



  • This is a global seminar that explores the nationalistic terrain of sport as a way to understand how athletes became a symbol of nationhood and how they are influenced by, and themselves influence, other aspects of society and culture. Using historical and contemporary examples, this course examines how race, gender, sexuality, economics and the media constructed the nationalistic world of sports today.


  • Villanueva, Nicholas  
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Summer 2019 / Summer 2021 / Summer 2022