‘Why All the Fuss About the Washington Redskins?’
Student groups and the Office of Diversity & Inclusion at the Moritz College of Law will present a panel discussion and reception on Jan. 29 on “Why All the Fuss About the Washington Redskins Football Team: The Intersection of Sports Money & Social Justice.”
The event will run from 4 to 6 p.m. in the William B. Saxbe Auditorium and will feature the following panelists:
· Gene Smith, athletic director for The Ohio State University and former NCAA president;
· Michael Taylor, assistant professor of anthropology and Native American studies at Colgate University and author of Contesting Indian-ness: The Intersection of the Frontier, Masculinity, and Whiteness in Native American Mascot Representation;
· John Low, assistant professor in Ohio State’s Department of Comparative Studies; and
· Luke Fedlam ’13, a sports and entertainment attorney at Kegler Brown Hill & Ritter.
Professor Creola Johnson will moderate the discussion.
The event is sponsored by the Sports & Entertainment Law Society, the Student Bar Association’s Diversity Committee, and the Moritz Office of Diversity & Inclusion.