Seattle Seahawks cornerback, Richard Sherman’s outburst after the Seattle Seahawks vs. the San Fransico 49’ers game caused a racially charged, social media outburst. What could the public reaction after this outburst mean in terms of sports rhetoric and culture? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
UW Communications Arts Ph.D. candidate Ashley Hinck studies “Fan activism and fan performances of citizenship, including football, D.C. Comics and Harry Potter.” She joined Brian Standing on Monday, September 23 to talk about how fan subcultures are making a difference in the real world. You can read Ashley’s entire paper here.