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Nov 14 2019


7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


The Regulator Bookshop

720 9th St, Durham, NC 27705


Futbolera: Writing Soccer

Community & Scholars Speaker Series

The Regulator invites you to a lively panel discussion about “Writing Soccer.” Our guests include the authors and scholars Joshua Nadel (Futbolera: A History of Women and Sports in Latin America); Laurent Dubois (The Language of the Game: Understanding Soccer); Brenda J. Elsey (Futbolera); and Grant Farred (Entre Nous: Between the World Cup and Me).

Free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by the Regulator Bookshop and the Forum for Scholars and Publics at Duke University.


Grant Farred

Cornell University

Grant Farred, a native of South Africa, is a professor of Africana Studies and English at Cornell University. He has previously taught at Williams College, the University of Michigan, and Duke University. He has written several books and served for eight years as editor of South Atlantic Quarterly and is…...

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Brenda Elsey

Hofstra University

Brenda J. Elsey studies the history of popular culture and politics in 20th-century Latin America, in addition to gender, social theory, and Pan-Americanism. She is a senior editor for Oxford University Press’s Research Essays in Latin American History: Southern Cone. She is co-author of Futbolera: Women, Gender, and Sexuality in…...

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Joshua Nadel

North Carolina Central University

Joshua Nadel is Associate Professor of Latin American and Caribbean history and Associate Director of the Global Studies Program at North Carolina Central University. His research focuses on sport and food. He teaches classes on Latin American social and cultural history, sport history, and on human rights and humanitarian aid.…...

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Laurent Dubois

Duke University

Laurent Dubois is Professor of Romance Studies and History and the founder and Faculty Director of the Forum for Scholars & Publics at Duke University. From 2010 to 2013, he was the co-director of the Haiti Laboratory of the Franklin Humanities Institute. He is the author of six books, including…...

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