In August, Louisiana experienced what officials are calling the worst natural disaster in the U.S. since Hurricane Sandy. East Baton Rouge took on over 20 inches of rain in 48 hours. More than sixty thousand homes were destroyed. So, when the 100 Black Men of Madison, Inc. needed to find a way to send donated […]
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.